Shakespeare at Irving Park
7/19/2017, 8:30 a.m.
A theater group that brings no-cost repertory Shakespeare in parks and other venues in Portland and across the state comes to Irving Park in northeast Portland and Willamette Park in southwest Portland for multiple performances this weekend and next weekend before moving to Laurelhurst Park for shows the weekend of Aug. 4-6.
The Original Practice Shakespeare Festival group will perform “Romeo & Juliet” at 7 p.m. on Friday, July 21 at Willamette Park; “The Merry Wives of Windsor, on Saturday, July 22 at 2 p.m. at Irving Park; followed by “Julius Caesar” at 7 p.m. on the same day; and then “Much Adoe About Nothing,” on Sunday, July 23 at 2 p.m., and “The Tempest” at 7 p.m., both at Irving Park.
on Friday, July 28 at 7 p.m., a performance of MacBeth also takes place at Irving Park.
The actors perform utilizing the original practice techniques of Elizabethan England with limited rehearsal, no full script, audience interaction, and an onstage prompter. Learn more at opsfest.org