Venue Details

47 Star Starred
Festival Amphitheatre
Located in Euclid Park on 12762 Main Street 12852 Main Street Garden Grove, CA 92840
714-590-1575
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Carmen Elisabeth Rexach
There is a park next door and you can enjoy a picnic before the event. You can take food in with you, but can't eat in the theater and the intermission is too short to snack.
A Midsummer Saturday Night's Fever Dream dining Jul 28 2014 star this tip starred
Michelle
The weather was hot that evening.. I wore shorts and a t-shirt but others went in a dress. Either way is okay :).
Macbeth dress Sep 02 2013 star this tip starred

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9 reviews
21 stars
attended Jul 10 2008

This is Shakespeare OC's first history play in over 20 years, and like all of their work - it is a superb production. The acting - direction - accessibility to the text - "We will say that we were there on St. Crispin's Day!"

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22 reviews
12 stars
attended Jul 12 2008

The acting was first rate; the costumes were excellent; and, pre-theater entertainment was amusing. The theater has an intimate setting, plenty of free parking, and we were one row removed from the stage.

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4 reviews
3 stars
attended Jul 11 2008

I totally recommend this play. It is well staged and acted in the unique outdoor theatre in Garden Grove.
I also recommend the fun 7:30 p.m. pre-show, too. Come with a picnic dinner and enjoy it on the lawn while watching the pre-show.

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Shakespeare Orange County’s season starts off with Shakespeare’s history, Henry V.  The story of one of England’s most respected monarchs, Henry V, known for uniting  Britain, in a successful quest for the unification of both England and France. Set against  the backdrop of war, Shakespeare’s epic work questions the subject of war. 

The Bard’s examination of the dynasty of Britain’s very own House of Lancaster is known for its famous speeches, as well as a courageous king and his undaunted men’s pursuit of victory in a long shot battle against the French. After four centuries, Henry V  remains a shining star in the canon of world literature.  Directing the production is SOC company member Carl Reggiardo, with David Denman (NBC’s The Office) slated to play Henry.