Friday, June 19, 2009

Shakespeare for Everybody



From one member of the audience for Flatwater Shakespeare's The Merry Wives of Windsor --


"i saw merry wives at wyuka tonight . . . i don’t usually get shakespeare, but . . . i loved it big time . . . the acting is just outstanding . . . hats off to melissa, joel and becky. . . and an oh so cute robie . . . i laughed very hard and swallowed two bugs . . . great night! thanks for all your obvious hard work! you all rocked it!"


And from another audience member --


"I thought the Merry Wives production excellent. I thought that it communicated what Shakespeare’s language is saying and did so, in Horace’s phrase, so as to teach and delight during the whole show."


Tickets for the final three shows are going fast, so reserve your seats now by calling 473-2897.

Performances of Flatwater Shakespeare's The Merry Wives of Windsor, directed by Bob Hall, continue Friday through Sunday, June 19-21, in the open-air Swan Theatre at Wyuka Cemetery and Park, 3600 O Street in Lincoln. All show times are 7:30 p.m. Ticket prices are $18 for adults, $15 for seniors, and $10 for students.

Photo: Dick Nielsen as Master Ford in Flatwater Shakespeare's The Merry Wives of Windsor. Photo by John Nollendorfs.

2 Comments:

Anonymous Anonymous said...

From a Facebook fan: "Just saw the show . . . Well done and a fine cast! And the last bit was done in the rain. You guys were amazing."

1:32 PM  
Blogger Guillaume Lanfray said...

I attended the last performance of "The Merry Wives Of Windsor" & thoroughly enjoyed it! Great cast, great venue! It was only the second Shakespeare play I'd ever seen (I saw Nebraska Rep's "Twelfth Night" in 1974) & now I'm hungry for more!

10:06 AM  

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