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LAKE TAHOE SHAKESPEARE FESTIVAL SELECTS “AS YOU LIKE IT” FOR 2014 SEASON
Dec 11, 2013
December 2, 2013
Tahoe Shakespeare Festival Selects AS YOU LIKE
IT For 2014 Season
Charles Fee, Producing Artistic Director
Bob Taylor, Executive Director
The Festival's 42nd season of summer
entertainment under the stars also boasts a Monday Night Showcase,
expanded Café Table seating and handling fee-free ticketing.
INCLINE VILLAGE, NV (December 2, 2013) - Entertainment, food, family and
friends will converge under the stars on the scenic shore of Lake Tahoe this summer
as Lake Tahoe Shakespeare Festival (LTSF) - a premiere summer event in the
Reno/Tahoe region - launches its 2014 season. Featuring live entertainment seven
nights a week from July 11 - August 24, 2014 at Sand Harbor State Park, the
season is anchored by the Festival's mainstage production of William
Shakespeare's enchanting romantic comedy As You Like It; performed Tuesdays through Sundays each week at 7:30 p.m. Regional
theater veteran Edward Morgan directs the production.
thrilled to continue Lake Tahoe Shakespeare Festival's four-decade legacy of
producing extraordinary professional theater under the stars for the residents
of and visitors to the Lake Tahoe region," said LTSF Producing Artistic
Director, Charles Fee. "The breathtaking view of Lake Tahoe is the perfect backdrop
for our 2014 season."
gorgeous costumes, stunning sets and one of the most talented professional
acting companies in the West, our production of Shakespeare's As You Like It is sure to delight the entire
family," continued Fee. Comic twists and turns abound in the fertile Forest of
Arden, where a disguised Rosalind seeks refuge after being wrongfully banished
by her uncle. Her unfortunate exile is transformed into a charming adventure
when she encounters some of Shakespeare's most beloved characters - colorful
fools, witty rustics, and the handsome, lovesick Orlando. A clandestine,
gender-bending courtship ensues, changing the lost into unexpected lovers, in
this timeless and transcendent tale.
Monday Night Showcase series
will augment the Festival's 2014 mainstage production and feature a diverse
array of live music and entertainment from a variety of genres. Monday Night Showcase performances will commence
at 7:30 p.m. each Monday beginning July 14, 2014. Details and a complete lineup
will be announced in the spring of 2014.
LTSF entertainment experience is complimented by al fresco dining at its
on-site restaurant - Shakespeare's Kitchen.
Offering a wide variety of gourmet dining options, the Shakespeare's Kitchen menu will be announced in
the spring of 2014. Alternatively, patrons may choose to bring their own food
or drink for picnicking. Complete information about picnicking and cooler size
limitations may be found at www.laketahoeshakespeare.com/visit/faq.
2013 Season Enhancements Back by Popular Demand
To satisfy audience demand for the popular Café Tables and Chairs
seating option that the Festival introduced in 2013, LTSF will expand the
seating section for the 2014 season. Featuring wait service in a unique, roomy and
social seating environment, Café Tables and Chairs are available for purchase
by table and will accommodate pairs (Duo) or foursomes (Quarto).
that select the Festival's Lower Gallery seating section will again enjoy
assigned seating in comfortable sling fabric chairs. In the general admission Upper
and Side Gallery seating sections, audience members may opt for pre-set chairs provided
by the Festival or open beach for blanket seating in the sand.
handling fees have again been eliminated for all seating options and types in
Tickets range in price from $15-$85 and are available for purchase online at www.LakeTahoeShakespeare.com or via phone at 1.800.74.SHOWS.
Discounts are available for groups of ten or more. For group info and
reservations, call (775) 298-0154.
A wide range of corporate, marketing and individual sponsorship opportunities are
available. For information, contact Lee Koch at (775) 298-0154 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
About Lake Tahoe Shakespeare Festival
The Lake Tahoe Shakespeare
Festival is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization established for the cultural
benefit and enjoyment of all residents and visitors to Lake Tahoe and the
region. Annually drawing more than 30,000 attendees from across the country to
the specially built Warren Edward Trepp Stage along the north shore of Lake
Tahoe, the Festival is committed to producing the finest cultural events in the
The Festival's community outreach initiatives are highlighted by
signature educational programs that include InterACT, an interactive
school-based workshop series for students designed to educate future
generations about the importance of the arts, theater and music, and the D.G.
Menchetti Young Shakespeare Program, a free series of performances produced
specifically for younger audiences that are presented free of charge during the
summer at Lake Tahoe and throughout northern Nevada.