FREE Shakespeare-in-the-Park

Ed Smith and Nottingham families can look forward to two August theater experiences:

This summer’s All-City musical is Seussical, based on many of Dr. Seuss’ best-loved books. Performances are Friday and Saturday, August 12 and 13, at 7 pm, and Sunday, August 14, at 2 pm—all at Nottingham. Tickets are $5. Students from all city high schools are part of the cast and crew. Spread the word—you’re going to like this one.

The Syracuse Shakespeare Festival’s 9th season of FREE Shakespeare-in-the-Park gallops off with a wild and wooly production, 1870s American West style, of Two Gentlemen of Verona. Show dates are Thurs/Fri/Sat/Sun, August 11-21, 2011, in the FREE, family-friendly Thornden Park Amphitheatre. Thurs/Fri/Sat shows start @ 5:30 p.m. and Sunday shows begin @ 2 p.m.

Bring your partners, buckaroos, kin and neighborfolk to this FREE show in the beautiful Thornden Park Amphitheatre. The atmosphere is relaxed and friendly, and you are encouraged to bring picnics and beverages of your choice. Food vendors such as John John’s Cooker, specializing in barbecue, and Gannon’s Isle, specializing in ice cream, will have their delicious fare available for sale.

A Kids Area is available before and during the show, providing balls, bubbles and surprises for kids 12 and under. Musical guests will perform before the show and at intermission. Free parking is available for every show. Shuttle service is available on weekends.

For more info, go to www.syracuseshakespearefestival.org OR call 315-476-1835

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