peare by the Lakes IV 2022: acting teacher, director, photographer and Head of Acting at NIDA (1992-2011), Tony Knight
A delightful comedy featuring mistaken identities, bad poetry (though we don’t mean Shakespeare), wandering jesters and enchanted forests.
Watch this space for further announcements about tickets, our guest director and exciting opportunities to audition… or become a part of Lakespeare team!
The show WILL go on! We can’t wait for 2022.
Shakespeare by the sea, on the river, in the park or garden, on the common – in the summertime Shakespeare’s plays are everywhere outdoors! High-profile shows in New York’s Central Park or at Ashland’s Oregon Shakespeare Festival may come to mind for active theatergoers today, but the inspiration for this kind of outdoor performance actually came from semi-amateur theatricals, often led by women, in England and America in the late 19th century.
Nearly 300 people braved the elements to see what was a great show. Sparta! Having cancelled Shakespeare by the Lakes IV, the elements seem to be against us with Songs and Sonnets, our alternative offering. OUr oriignal date was rained out – the whole weekend a write-off. We work on the assumption that it can’t be bad …
To all of Lakespeare & Co.’s lovely friends and supporters With disappointment but not a huge amount of surprise, Lakespeare & Co has decided we will not stage Shakespeare by the Lakes IV: Measure for Measure in 2021. SBTL IV involved an interstate director and actors so the COVID-19 interstate travel restrictions in December and January (and the threat of their …