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spt spr 16 merry wivesThe Very Merry Wives of Windsor, Iowa

by Alison Carey
directed by Shawn Belyea

Hanky-panky in Windsor – Iowa, that is. Senator John Falstaff has lost the Iowa caucus and is deep in debt. Hoping to unload some local purses into his pockets, the D.C. politician eyes two women – both married, one to a man, one to a woman. But in this heartland homeland, where gay marriage is legal and the state fair is about to open, hubris gets its comeuppance. In a unique “translation” originally commissioned for the Oregon Shakespeare Festival, Alison Carey blends today’s language with Shakespeare’s words, mirroring his outrageous plot and comical characters, and unleashing a rapid-fire, shamelessly witty twist on the original play.

Ensembles features actors grades 9 – 12.

Friday, July 22nd, 7pm
Saturday, July 23rd, 7pm
Sunday, July 24th, 2pm
Friday, July 29th, 7pm
Saturday, July 30th, 7pm

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spt spr 16 monte cristoThe Count of Monte Cristo

by Alexandre Dumas; adapted by Charles Morey
directed by Ali el-Gasseir

Revenge, romance, and rapiers! Edward Dantes must use his wit, charm, and skill if he is to reclaim all that was taken from him by a dastardly group of his enemies. This classic tale of redemption brings all swashbuckling adventure and vengeance of Alexandre Dumas’ classic novel to the Bathhouse stage. En garde!

Ensemble features actors grades 6 – 9.

Friday, August 5th, 7pm
Saturday, August 6th, 2pm & 7pm
Sunday, August 7th, 2pm

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spt spr 16 much adoMuch Ado About Nothing

by William Shakespeare
directed by Shana Bestock

Shakespeare’s sexy, sizzling, side-splitting comedy about two very convoluted courtships. War-weary heroes return home, but now sparks fly as a different battle commences. Will love triumph? Much Ado is a joyous, wise-cracking comedy of love, honor, and second chances.

Ensemble features actors grades 9 – 12.

Friday, August 19th, 7pm
Saturday, August 20th, 7pm
Sunday, August 21st, 2pm
Friday, August 26th, 7pm
Saturday, August 27th, 7pm

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spt spr 16 el hobbitEl Hobbit

by J.R.R. Tolkien; adapted by Ed Mast
directed by Tara Kaine & Ana Maria Campoy

Es hora para una aventura! Join Bilbo Baggins and the dwarves in search for oro, fight a dragon, and explore other worlds (and languages!) in this multi-lingual production of The Hobbit. Expand your storytelling abilities and discover how, as an actor, you can reach audiences across different languages. From Spanish to Elvish, or whatever home language you speak, your words will be interwoven into this famous and classic story. Discover how to perform onstage bilingually with intention and clarity, so no matter the audience – man, elf, or dwarf – you are understood. Join us for un viaje inesperado!

Ensemble features actors grades 4 – 7.

Saturday, August 27th, 2pm
Sunday, August 28th, 2pm

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spt spr 16 golemThe Golem

by Maggie Lee
directed by Steven Sterne

The Golem legend tells of a figure formed from clay, brought to life to protect the town’s citizens from enemies bent on destruction. The Golem’s superhuman strength saves the town – but at what cost? Creation is a dangerous game.

Ensemble features actors grades 5 – 8.

Friday, September 2nd, 5pm

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