Shakespeare's Two Gentlemen of Verona, Under the Stars at the Festival Amphitheatre
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The last date listed for Two Gentlemen of Verona was Saturday July 31, 2010 / 8:15pm.
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Featured review from Robert Tingley
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The cast was well spoken and the performance was only diminished by my lack of familiarity with the Shakespearean dialogue. It seemed mostly true to the book although the production was a mix of period costume and contemporary dress. I liked the venue and enjoyed the picnic prior to the play in the adjoining park. We were also pleased that we were allowed to bring what remained of the bottle of wine inside (although I think we were the only couple that did)... It is a very intimate setting and I once inside was well protected from the evening breeze.
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The actor who played Valentine appeared to struggle with conveying the appropriate emotion for his dialogue to the point of being wooden at times. The rest of the cast picked up the slack nicely. The dog was definitely the show stealer of the...continued
Directed by Carl Reggiado
More fun than a hayride! Two guys, two girls, two cities, and a dog!
This play has love vs. friendship, male bonding, a conniving protagonist, and tricksterism at its best. Throw in a pastoral forest, a gang of outlaws, and a cross-dressing heroine — all performed with youthful energy, and you’ve got one heck of an evening of fun.
Two Gentlemen of Verona was the first of Shakespeare’s plays in which he used the device of the heroine dressing as a boy.