Asolo Rep to Host Free Family Day at A Midsummer Night’s Dream at the Out-of-Door Academy, Lower School, Saturday, October 11, 2014

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October 1, 2014
Asolo Rep to Host Free Family Day at A Midsummer Night’s Dream
at the Out-of-Door Academy, Lower School
WHAT:
In the spirit of Shakespeare in the Park, Asolo Rep will host a free Family Day at A Midsummer Night’s Dream on October 11 at the Out-of-Door Academy Lower School outdoor amphitheater. In case of rain, the performance will be moved inside. A pre-show workshop will include an introduction to the characters, Shakespeare’s language, and an actor’s warm-up. Families may also bring their own picnics to enjoy after the performance. Family Day is recommended for ages 9 and up.

From September through November 2014, Asolo Rep presents the FSU/Asolo Conservatory for Actor Training New Stages Tour production of A Midsummer Night’s Dream. This modern 45-minute adaptation will tour local schools and community venues from Tallahassee to Miami. In this streamlined version, the city of Athens becomes Athens Academy, a prestigious private school, its rulers the dean and principal, and the fairies rebellious teens who would rather hang out in the woods near the academy than go to class. 

WHEN:
Saturday, October 11, 2014
Doors open at 1pm

Introductory workshop begins at 1:30pm
Performance begins at 2pm with a post-show talkback to immediately follow

WHERE:
Out-of-Door Academy, Lower School
444 Reid Street
Sarasota, FL 34242

HOW:
The production will be performed free of charge. Capacity is limited and reservations are required through the Asolo Rep Box Office, 5555 N. Tamiami Trail or 941.351.8000 or 800.361.8388.

For more information about the New Stages Tour, visit http://asolorep.org/education/new-stages-tour-2014.

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