Shakespeare's Romantic Comedy Much Ado About Nothing at Oak Park Festival Theatre
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Few Broadway musicals are more beloved than The Sound of Music, and now you can see it live in a production by Lyric Opera of Chicago, with Hollywood star Billy Zane stepping into the role of Captain von Trapp. It's the story of Maria, an aspiring nun who takes a job as governess to the widowed Captain von Trapp's seven children. As she gradually earns the heart of the family -- and their father -- the von Trapps are threatened by the rise of the Nazis, and must figure out how to escape Austria. "My Favorite Things," "Edelweiss," "Do-Re-Mi," "Climb Ev'ry Mountain," "The Lonely Goatherd" and the soaring title song are just a few of the unforgettable melodies in this classic work of musical theater. The cast includes opera stars Christine Brewer and Elizabeth Futral, Jenn Gambatese of Broadway's Wicked and All Shook Up, and Edward Hibbert of Frasier. Learn More
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excellent and lots of fun
War ends and the confirmed bachelor Benedick returns with his regiment to civilian life, where he and a brilliant young woman named Beatrice must now declare war upon each other — and their true emotions. Armed with a full artillery of words and wit, the two exchange rapid fire — until their friends decide it’s time that both are felled by Cupid’s arrow.
By William Shakespeare
Directed by Jack Hickey.
Starring Katie Jeep, Kevin Theis, Brianne Wilson, Steve Lenz
Jack Hickey (director): This is Jack’s sixth year as Artistic Director of Oak Park Festival Theatre and directed The Comedy of Errors and As You Like It in the park. As an actor, Jack was last seen as John Douglas in last spring’s Murder by the Book. He has acted with many companies throughout the city. Favorite roles include Andrew McNair in 1776, the role of R. Buckminster Fuller in a one-man show entitled R. Buckminster Fuller: The History and Mystery of the Universe, and Ko Ko in The Mikado.