Shakespeare in Love: Scenes of Love From Shakespeare
Thursday, February 7th, 2013
8:00 PM to 9:30 PM
The Bard’s works are filled with a multitude of loves and this year, Craigdarroch Castle, Giggling Iguana Productions and the Greater Victoria Shakespeare Festival (GVSF) celebrate Valentine’s Day with Shakespeare in Love: Scenes of Love From Shakespeare, February 7, 8, 9, 11, 12, 13 and 14 at 8pm.
Shakespeare in Love: Scenes of Love From Shakespeare features love scenes from Shakespeare’s plays, sonnets and songs; all staged site-specifically, using the Castle’s magnificent rooms and landings as perfect settings for a Valentine treat. Expect scenes from Romeo and Juliet, Taming of the Shrew, Much Ado About Nothing and many more. “We reveal the many kinds of love that Shakespeare so beautifully illuminates in his works,” says GVSF Artistic Director Michael Glover. “At evening’s end refreshments and dessert will be served in the Castle’s magnificent Dining Room – the perfect Valentine’s gift for the special love of thy life!”
Shakespeare in Love: Scenes of Love From Shakespeare features a plethora of local talent with Michael Glover (Much Ado About Nothing), Kate Rubin (The Importance of Being Earnest), Adam Holbroyd (Lady Windermere’s Fan), Amy Lee Radigan (The Cursed Cabaret of Kelowna Day Taylor), Michelle Chowns (Gormenghast), and the 11th Annual Critic Choice Award winner for best local actor Melissa Blank (A Day in the Death of Joe Egg and Crackwalker). The show is directed jointly by Ian Case, Karen Lee Pickett and Kate Rubin
Information and tickets are available online at www.thecastle.ca, in person and by phone at 250-592-5323.
Reservations are required. Tickets must be purchased in advance.
Tickets are $28 general admission – prices include HST and include coffee, tea and dessert service.
Castle Members please call the office to get your discounted tickets ($25)
PLEASE NOTE: Craigdarroch Castle is a historic house museum. There are 87 stairs and NO ramps or elevator, it is NOT wheelchair accessible.