Odessa Shakespeare Festival: November 8 & 9


CLARKE THANKS FOR STICKING WITH US HERE ON FOX 24 NEWS A-M LIVE… JOINING ME LIVE IN THE STUDIO IS RANDY HAM WITH ODESSA ARTS — TALKING ABOUT THE SHAKESPEARE FESTIVAL THAT’S COMING UP…. RANDY WELCOME…. A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM MIDSUMMER NIGHTS DREAM FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 8, 2019 THIS SHAKESPEARE COMEDY PORTRAYS THE EVENTS SURROUNDING THE MARRIAGE OF THESEUS, THE DUKE OF ATHENS, TO HIPPOLYTA, THE FORMER QUEEN OF THE AMAZONS. THESE INCLUDE THE ADVENTURES OF FOUR YOUNG ATHENIAN LOVERS AND A GROUP OF SIX AMATEUR ACTORS (THE MECHANICALS) WHO ARE CONTROLLED AND MANIPULATED BY THE FAIRIES WHO INHABIT THE FOREST IN WHICH MOST OF THE PLAY IS SET. THE PLAY IS ONE OF SHAKESPEARE’S MOST POPULAR WORKS FOR THE STAGE. JULIUS CAESAR JULIUS CAESAR SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 9, 2019 SHAKESPEARE’S POLITICAL THRILLER TELLS THE STORY OF THE CONSPIRACY AGAINST CAESAR, HIS ASSASSINATION AND THE DEFEAT OF HIS CONSPIRATORS. SET IN ROME IN 44 BC, THE PLAY DEPICTS THE MORAL DILEMMA OF BRUTUS AS HE JOINS A CONSPIRACY LED BY CASSIUS TO MURDER JULIUS CAESAR TO PREVENT HIM FROM BECOMING DICTATOR OF ROME. FOLLOWING CAESAR’S DEATH, ROME IS THRUST INTO A PERIOD OF CIVIL WAR, AND THE REPUBLIC THE CONSPIRATORS SOUGHT TO PRESERVE IS LOST FOREVER. WHERE DO ALL OF THESE EVENTS TAKE PLACE? ALL EVENTS ARE AT ODESSA’S GLOBE THEATER AT 2308 SHAKESPEARE RD. ON THE ODESSA COLLEGE CAMPUS. GET DIRECTIONS HOW MUCH DO TICKETS COST? GENERAL ADMISSION: $10 PER PERFORMANCE EVENT PASS FOR ALL PERFORMANCES: $18 STUDENT TICKETS: $5 PER PERFORMANCE WITH A STUDENT ID ODESSA COLLEGE STUDENTS, FACULTY, AND STAFF GET IN FREE WITH A STUDENT ID. WHERE CAN I PURCHASE TICKETS? TICKETS CAN BE PURCHASED ONLINE AT TICKETSTOTHECITY.COM OR AT THE DOOR FOR EACH PERFORMANCE. BUY TICKETS NOW WHO’S PERFORMING THESE PLAYS? ALL PLAYS ARE PERFORMED BY THE TEXAS SHAKESPEARE FESTIVAL. VISIT TEXASSHAKESPEARE.COM HOW CAN I GET UPDATES QUICK BREAK. JOINING ME NOW IS

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