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Much Ado About Nothing


Much Ado About Nothing

Rockwood Museum & Park

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July 15, 2018 at 6:00 PM
Occurs 10 more times through Jul 29 View All Dates
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Delaware Shakespeare

Cupid has come prepared to snare some lovers with arrows and others with traps as Delaware Shakespeare presents Much Ado About Nothing, the Bard’s merry war of wits between the sexes, on stage at Rockwood Park from July 13-29. Much Ado About Nothing marks Bi Jean Ngo directorial debut with Delaware Shakespeare. Ngo appeared as an actor in Community Tour productions of Pericles and As You Like It. Joining Ngo in the park is Community Tour alum J Hernandez (Pericles, As You Like It) as Benedick and Barrymore Award-winning actress Krista Apple as Beatrice. Michael Hahn will once again compose all-original music. Much Ado About Nothing is Delaware Shakespeare’s 16th annual summer production. Attendees are invitedto bring their own chairs, blankets and picnic baskets to the park. The concession stand features picnic-appropriate sandwiches and snacks from Janssen’s Market and wine sold by the bottle in the Swigg Festival Wine Shop, as well as soft drinks, candy and Delaware Shakespeare t-shirts. Performances are scheduled Wednesday through Saturday begin at 7:30 p.m., with gates opening at 6:15 p.m. for pre-show entertainment and picnics.Sunday night "Family Night" performances begin at 6 p.m. (with gates opening at 4:45 p.m.).    General admission to the festival is $20. Tickets are $18 for seniors (65+), and active military (and their families) with identification. Student tickets are $16. Children age 5 and under are free at every performance. Every Sunday is "Family Night," with special activities before the performance and free admission for children 12 and under, when accompanied by an adult.   A limited number of reserved lawn chairs are available at each performance. These "Saved Seats" are set up in premium locations in the first row of the "lawn chairs" section, behind blankets and low-backed beach chairs. Reservations must be made in advance and cost $40.

4651 Washington Street Extension
Wilmington, DE 19809

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