One of Shakespeare’s most loved comedies, MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING combines classic hilarity and serious themes in equal measure. The famous ‘merry war’ between Benedick and Beatrice, both ‘too wise to woo peaceably,’ involves an elaborate set-up to reveal their fiery relationship as a disguise for what they cannot recognize without a little help from their friends, nemeses, and uproarious local law enforcement. Overcoming pride for the sake of love is a lesson to be learned by all.
Our guest director for the show, Johanna Whitmore (originally from Maine), joins us from Austin, Texas where she directs, acts and teaches theater.
The production is sponsored by H&R Block of Ellsworth and Bucksport.
Don’t miss this summer evening tradition. Bring a blanket, chairs and a picnic and enjoy Shakespeare Under the Stars: MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING.
MUCH ADO runs: July 20 – 23 & July 27 – 30 in Indian Trail Park in Brewer, ME
August 3 – 6 at Fort Knox in Prospect, ME
All shows begin at 6pm. Tickets are 15.00 per person and on sale now at: