Georgia Shakespeare Summer Festival Explores the Bard's Influence
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The last date listed for Georgia Shakespeare Summer Festival was Thursday July 19, 2012 / 8:00pm (The Importance of Being Earnest).
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Full of sizzling songs, seductive dance numbers and a story that packs a powerful punch in our fame-obsessed society, Chicago is set amidst the razzle-dazzle decadence of the 1920s. It's the story of convicted murderers Roxie Hart and Velma Kelly, who will stop at nothing to get the attention of the press and celebrity attorney Billy Flynn. Their malicious crimes turn them into media darlings, producing a barrage of sensational headlines, the likes of which might just as easily be ripped from today's tabloids. A smash on Broadway and in its film adaptation, this biting satire features the unforgettable music of John Kander and Fred Ebb, including "All That Jazz," "Cell Block Tango" and many more hits. Learn More
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This was terrible -- we left at intermission, and it was everything we could do to stay that long. We're ok with new interpretations of Shakespeare, but this was ridiculous. I'm hoping that when they do the "straight" plays it's better...but I...continued
Illyria: A Twelfth Night Musical
Music & Lyrics by John R. Briggs and Eric Frampton
Directed by John R. Briggs
Shakespeare’s most musical play gets the royal treatment in this eclectic adaptation from the creator of 2010’s smash hit Shrew: the Musical. Two different women grieve the loss of a brother; one swears off men, while the other puts on a pair of trousers and joins them, setting off a comedy of errors that makes for a raucous, rocking good time.
Much Ado About Nothing
By William Shakespeare
Directed by Richard Garner
All is fair in love and war, and sometimes the two come hand in hand. When the kindly governor of Messina opens his home — and that of his daughter and his niece — to a group of soldiers returning from the front, passions ignite. Romances are born, even between the stubborn rivals Beatrice and Benedick, who have both disavowed love, while secretly harboring feelings for one another. The road to love proves a hilly one, filled with ups and downs, but not without a few laughs along the way.
The Importance of Being Earnest
By Oscar Wilde
Directed by Sabin Epstein
The turn of the century brought us some of most treasured and clever tales in literature, and those of the great Oscar Wilde are no exception. His comedic masterpiece follows the exploits of two young men — Jack and Algernon — each masquerading as a libertine named Earnest in order to pursue their lady love. But when they are caught in the act, a true farce unfolds, and a very real Earnest is revealed.