In their 25th annual summer performance, the Nashville Shakespeare Festival brought one of its namesake’s most witty plays into the twentieth century. The company sets one of Shakespeare’s wittiest comedies against the backdrop of World War II near its end. With the new setting, the Festival also combines Elizabethan language [...]
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But Brutus is an honorable man. Beware of the Ides of March. Et tu, Brute? As many high school sophomores can tell you, these three sentences are iconic lines from William Shakespeare’s “Julius Caesar.” The Nashville Shakespeare Festival will produce this iconic play this month at the Troutt Theatre, but [...]
The Nashville Shakespeare Festival took the Troutt Theater by storm January 15 with their rendition of “The Tempest.” Blue, violet and sea green pieces of cloth dangled from the rafters. Two “rock” formations took up most of the stage. When the lights dimmed, the audience was taken on a fun [...]
The Nashville Shakespeare Festival presents Shakespeare’s The Tempest, January 14 – 31 at Belmont’s Troutt Theater. This is the third annual Winter Shakespeare production. Performances start at 7:30 p.m. Thursday through Saturday and 2:30 p.m. on Sundays. Tickets are $19 in advance/ $22 at the door for adults during the [...]