Much Ado About Nothing: Shakespeare's Romantic Comedy Set in the '50s
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A reclusive librarian -- the sole character -- finds a book that is 123 years overdue. When he opens it and finds a ticket for a Chinese laundry in London, his curiosity compels him to redeem the ticket leading him to another clue that sends him around the world on a global quest to track down the book's original borrower in Underneath the Lintel. Played by Paul Morella, the Librarian uncovers a mystery that seems to transcend the ages, but are the results due to investigation or madness? Underneath the Lintel is a moving journey of self-discovery where faith and facts intersect. Learn More
My Garmin GPS did not recognize the address of the Bowie Playhouse, though it did have an address for it when I looked up Bowie Playhouse. Maybe there has been a recent address chnage. It took some doing for a stranger to find the Bowie Playhouse, way off the beaten path....travel • Aug 19 2013 star this tip starred
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Featured review from Bryant CentofantiRed Velvet
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Highly energetic and imaginative performance of this comedy classic, set in the 1950s (everyone smokes!). Diction and phrasing are wonderful by all actors, but especially by the main characters, so even a non-Shakespeare enthusiast can understand what is going on. Lots of genuinely funny moments, and some really great costumes. Recommend!
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“Music and masterful performances add up to ‘Much Ado’” —_Baltimore Sun _
“Directed by Sally Boyett-D’Angelo, this show has all the glory of a swinging good ’50s night lounge with all the dancing and music too! A brilliant rendition of a wonderful comedy with impressive costumes, a stunning set, and sensational talent.” —Amanda Gunther, DCMetroTheaterArts.com
The show runs 2.5 hours including a 15-minute intermission.
About the Ticket Supplier: Annapolis Shakespeare CompanyThe Annapolis Shakespeare Company seeks to engage the community with professional-quality, classical theatre with an emphasis on Shakespeareʼs works and provide young people ages 9-22 with performing arts education and performance opportunities!
The Annapolis Shakespeare Company, a non-profit 501(c)3 theatre company is a growing company with a vision to produce professional classic theatre, creating a new and exciting relationship between classical theatre and our community. We have been delighting local audiences since 2009 with professional quality theatrical productions of Shakespeare and other classics.
The Annapolis Shakespeare is the newest of four resident companies at the Bowie Playhouse in White Marsh Park where they perform three full-length productions each season.The company also provides classical theatre education to students ages 9 through adults through educational workshops, performing opportunities and weekly classes at Maryland Hall in Annapolis. The Annapolis Shakespeare Company is a member of the Shakespeare Theatre Association, the international association of Shakespeare-producing theatres.