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The 2014 Shakespeare In The Park Summer Season will consist of 8 productions totaling 56 performances over 10 weeks.

3 Kentucky Shakespeare Professional Productions

A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM

Directed by Matt Wallace

June 11-22

HENRY V

Directed by Amy Attaway

June 25-July 6

HAMLET

Directed by Matt Wallace

July 10-13

Rotating Repertory Weeks (all 3 productions)

July 15-27

1 Globe Players Student Production

LOVE’S LABOUR’S LOST

July 31-August 3

4 Community Partners Productions in Rotating Repertory Over Two Weeks

AS YOU LIKE IT presented by Le Petomane Theatre Ensemble

PERICLES presented by Walden Theatre

August 5-10

KING LEAR presented by Savage Rose Classical Theatre

WOMEN OF WILL presented by Shoestring Productions

August 12-17

 

 

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Best Bets | Kentucky Shakespeare’s ‘Measure for Measure’

July 26, 2012

By Elizabeth Kramer, The Courier-Journal, Published July 26, 2012

One could call it Shakespeare’s “Sex and the City.” “Measure for Measure” poses a tangled plot (this is the Bard) with Claudio and Juliet having consummated their marriage too soon in the eyes of the judge governing the city in the absence of the ruling duke.

The judge’s decision to execute Claudio sets off a string of efforts by his sister and novice nun, Isabella, visiting the judge to plead for her brother only to face his sexual advances. What is a nun to do with this moral conundrum?

The answers will unfold next week when Kentucky Shakespeare presents the play performed by The Players, a company of high school students who’ve undergone a seven-week training conservatory.

Performances start at 8:30 p.m. Aug. 2-5 in Old Louisville’s Central Park. A full-service bar and VIP seating will be available.

For more information, call (502) 574-9900 or visit www.kyshakespeare.com.