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375 Star Starred
Patapsco Female Institute Historic Park
3655 Church Rd. Ellicott City, MD 21043
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87 events
34 reviews
10 stars
Bring your own picnic-type chair, if you have one. The venue provides chairs, but they are less than comfy.
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19 events
15 reviews
6 stars
I love these productions and the setting
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"The Taming of the Shrew"
4 ratings
4.5 average rating
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3 events
1 review
0 stars
attended Jul 24 2013

We loved this venue....Great use of an old and unique outdoor space!
Lots of freedom to picnic while watching the play! I laughed a lot and was very entertained!

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1 events
1 review
1 stars
attended Jul 24 2013

What a great experience watching the "Shrew" being tamed! It was a beautiful cool July evening! The cast was fantastic and all the music and funny "sideshows" were great. I have been attending Summer Shakspeare for a number of years and the...continued

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Picnics are welcome, and wine and beer are allowed in the park. There is open seating under the stars, on the provided folding chairs or your own blanket.

Admission includes The Show Before The Show, with musicians, costume booths, period games, dances and demonstrations.