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2022 Camp Shakespeare

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As You Like It

‘The fool doth think he is wise, but the wise man knows himself to be a fool.’  V.i

Friday, June 24
    3:30pm
Crystal Theater - Gonzales, Texas


Saturday, June 25
    7:00pm
Winedale Theatre Barn - Winedale Historical Center


Sunday, June 26
    2:00pm
Winedale Theatre Barn - Winedale Historical Center

As You Like It  follows the intrepid Rosalind through the Forest of Arden, as love notes, mistaken identity, music, and laughter enliven her quest for her father and her true love, Orlando. This pastoral favorite considers what a world of constancy, love, and reconciliation can look like when it is beset by injustice, jealousy, and fear.

For ticket reservations, please contact either Robin Grace Soto (robingracesoto@utexas.edu) or Doc Ayres (jayres@cvctx.com

             
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Macbeth

Stars, hide your fires; Let not light see my black and deep desires.  I.iv

Friday, July 15
    3:30pm
Crystal Theater - Gonzales, Texas


Saturday, July 16
    7:00pm
Winedale Theatre Barn - Winedale Historical Center


Sunday, July 17
    2:00pm
Winedale Theatre Barn - Winedale Historical Center

Shakespeare’s shortest tragedy leads audiences at breakneck pace through Macbeth’s bloody battle to win the throne of Scotland. The ultimate power couple, Macbeth and Lady Macbeth, struggle with the consequences of their violent ways. Filled with supernatural forces and brutal events, this play examines the darkest side of humanity.

For ticket reservations, please contact either Robin Grace Soto (robingracesoto@utexas.edu) or Doc Ayres (jayres@cvctx.com)  

            
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2022 Summer Class Performances


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Much Ado About Nothing

Thou and I are too wise to woo peaceably.  V.ii

Fridays - Sundays, July 22 - August 14
    7:30pm
    2:00pm Matinees on Saturdays and Sundays
Winedale Theatre Barn - Winedale Historical Center

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Shakespeare’s Much Ado about Nothing is one of his most popular romantic comedies. Audiences will delight at the "merry war” between Benedick, a solider recently returned home, and Beatrice, the wittiest woman in Messina. When their friends conspire to bring the two of them together, hijinks and hilarity ensue, as those who swear they could never fall in love do just that.

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The Two Noble Kinsmen

Once he kissed me.
I loved my lips the better ten days after:
Would he would do so every day! – II.iv

Fridays - Sundays, July 22 - August 14
    7:30pm
    2:00pm Matinees on Saturdays and Sundays
Winedale Theatre Barn - Winedale Historical Center

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When best friends are suddenly struck with love for the same women, the bonds of their kinship are pushed to the limit. Will their rivalry cost them their lives? All’s fair in love and war. This will be the summer Winedale premiere of Shakespeare’s final play, based on Chaucer’s The Knight’s Tale.

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The Winter's Tale

A sad tale’s best for winter. II.iv

Fridays - Sundays, July 22 - August 14
    7:30pm
    2:00pm Matinees on Saturdays and Sundays
Winedale Theatre Barn - Winedale Historical Center

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When King Leontes suspects his queen of cheating with his dearest friend, he plunges his country and future into chaos and uncertainty. Shakespeare’s beautiful romance of jealousy and forgiveness transcends time and place, leading us from the frosty court of Sicilia to the flowery springtime fields of Bohemia.

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