The Merchant of Venice
Indoor Shakespeare - March 2015
The Festival produced The Merchant of Venice, presented by the Jewish Community Center's White Theatre and Johnson County Community College's Performing Arts Series,playing NOW. This is the first professional production of the play in Kansas City in 65 years. Each performance will include a post-show TALK BACK with the director, production team and actors.
Jewish Community Center - White Theatre - PERFORMANCES AT THIS VENUE HAVE ENDED.
Performance dates and times:
Performing Arts Series at Johnson County Community College - Polsky Theatre
8 p.m. Friday, March 27
8 p.m. Saturday, March 28
2 p.m. Sunday, March 29
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ShakesBEER Birthday Bash!
Celebrating the 450th Anniversary of Shakespeare's birth
Come celebrate the 451st birthday of William Shakespeare! There will be ShakesBEER, Shakespearoke, Shakespeare-inspired improv, trivia, live music performances, a raffle to win an incredible gift basket and there will be CAKE! Come meet GOOD WILL, compete for acclaim and prizes and celebrate the Bard's Birthday!
When: Saturday, April 11, 2015 - 7:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Where: Uptown Arts Bar, 3611 Broadway, KCMO
What: Reserved tables available at the $150 level, reserved seats available at $50 or $30 levels, standing room at $10 for a rollicking Shakespeare themed birthday party
THIS EVENT IS A FUNDRAISER - ALL MONIES RAISED GO TO SUPPORT SCHOLARSHIPS FOR CAMP SHAKESPEARE.
Become a Festival Insider
FANS or GOOD WILL SOCIETY membership
If you enjoy the Festival, want to see high quality classical theatre and care about the cultural life of our community, please consider membership as a FAN or as a member of our newly formed GOOD WILL SOCIETY. Your membership keeps the Festival open to all and gives YOU some special insider access to our artists and to our pre-show GOOD WILL VIP tent with up-front seats that guarantee you the best experience of the summer! As a member, your contribution will directly assist us in transforming a city park into a theater, and bringing the world of Shakespeare to life for tens of thousands of people. With your membership you will receive a host of benefits depending on the amount of your contribution. Most importantly, you will know that because of you, FREE Shakespeare in the park is possible.
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With your tax-deductible contribution to the Heart of America Shakespeare Festival you will receive:
$150 2 Reserved Seats 1 Parking Pass
GOOD WILL SOCIETY membership:
$250 4 Reserved Seats 2 Parking Passes + GOOD WILL SOCIETY tent access for 4
$500 8 Reserved Seats 4 Parking Passes + GOOD WILL SOCIETY tent access for 8
$1000 12 Reserved Seats 6 Parking Passes + GOOD WILL SOCIETY tent access for 12 with pre-show beverages + Invitation to a Behind-the-Scenes Event + GOOD WILL SOCIETY acknowledgement and Thank You from stage
All Up-Front Reserved Seats; One-time use throughout the run of the Festival.
23rd Season Production
The Festival will produce King Lear, with John Rensenhouse in the title role in Southmoreland Park, June 16 - July 5, 2015. The production will play Tuesday - Sunday evenings; gates will open for seating at 6:00 p.m. with showtime at 8:00 p.m. nightly. This year's production will be the second time the Festival has presented this great Shakespearean tragedy, previously seen on our stage in the eighth season, in 2000.