Shakespeare in the Pines - Much Ado About Nothing

Shakespeare in the Pines - Much Ado About Nothing

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Highlands Center-Natural History

1375 S. Walker Road

Prescott, AZ 86303

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9th Annual Shakespeare in the Pines: Much Ado About Nothing

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The Highlands Center for Natural History and Laark Productions present the 9th Annual Shakespeare in the Pines

Much Ado About Nothing

1945 - The war is over. The battle of wits has just begun.

Friday and Saturday, June 17 & 18 and June 24 & 25 Tickets: $45.00, inc drink tix (2). An optional pre-order gourmet "40s Summer Picnic" basket is available*, provided by El Gato Azul: $10.00 *Gluten-free option available.

One of Shakespeare’s most frequently performed comedies, Much Ado About Nothing includes two quite different stories of romantic love. Now Laark Productions moves those stories to a new continent and a new era.

Southern California, 1945: The men have returned from the war and now love is in the air! Equal parts comedy, drama, and love story Much Ado About Nothing brings to the stage the foolish antics of Dogberry and company, the fragile love of Claudio and Hero, and the brawling wit of Beatrice and Benedick. Under the direction of Nathaniel Montgomery, Laark Productions energetically sets these characters loose in the world of 1945 California. The war is over, the party has begun, and trickery and treachery are in the air!

Actors Melanie and Loring Snyder, brothers Justus and Duncan Burkitt, Parker Anderson and Ron Hammer are joined by Laark co-founders Lane and Karla Burkitt and a versatile and talented cast to create the must-see event of the summer season in Prescott.

The incredible optional meal from El Gato Azul is delicious boxed '40 s Summer Picnic. Guests will be invited to dine on small tables scattered throughout the entirety of the James Family Discovery Gardens, to provide for an intimate dining experience within the beauty of nature. 


Doors Open at 5:30 PM

Weather policy

Performances will go on rain or shine. We would also encourage folks to bring a jacket. The Amphitheater is covered, and we have recently installed side coverings.

Are there ID requirements or an age limit to enter the event?

12 and up

What can/can't I bring to the event?

No food, beverages or chairs

Where can I contact the organizer with any questions?

Call 928-776-9550

Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?

We will have your name at the door, but it does not hurt to print your ticket out.

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