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  • 16Apr

    Shakespeare festival announces a bold new season with something for everyone

    By: Alan
    Category: In the News

    Shakespeare on the Saskatchewan announces its 32nd Season on the Saskatchewan!  With the South Saskatchewan River as a backdrop, Artistic Producer Will Brooks announced the festival’s artistic plans as well as some new partnerships and festival activities.  For the first time in recent memory the festival will have three different directors and three performances to see during their 32nd season of performance in downtown Saskatoon.  There is something for everyone this season from a circus themed Midsummer Night’s Dream to innovative street theatre to the special adaptation of the tragedy of Caesar with a cast of strong Saskatchewan female performers.  The festival runs from July 6 to August 21, 2016 – tickets available beginning in April at ticketmaster.ca.

    We are once again pleased to work with some of Saskatchewan’s finest home grown talent:

    Company in alphabetical order with key lead roles to note:

    Joshua Beaudry (playing Bottom in Midsummer)

    Jenna Berenbaum

    Jacqueline Block (playing Julia Caesar in J. Caesar)

    Angela Christie

    Jonelle Gunderson (playing Puck in Midsummer)

    Aaron Hursh

    Dalton Lightfoot

    Heather Morrison (playing Antonia in J. Caesar)

    Elizabeth Nepjuk

    Greg Ochitwa

    Andrea Runge (playing Brutus in J. Caesar and Titania in Midsummer)

    Rob van Meenen (playing Oberon in Midsummer)

     

    Resident Fight Director – Daniel Ford Beavis

    Costume Designer – Beverley Kobelsky

    Set Designer – Carla Orosz

    Stage Managers – Melanie Rogowski and Aaron Shingoose

     

    We are also pleased to announce a new partnership with Prairie Lily Riverboat Tours.  Adults can save up to $10 when they book a tour and a play on the same day.  Tickets will be available soon at www.theprairielily.com or 306-955-5459.  Your hosts are Mike and Joan Steckhan.

    In conjunction with this we have changed the hours of our riverside patio Sir Toby’s Tavern to include a 5 to 6:30 pm happy hour; a great place for a cold beer on a hot summer day.  See you this Summer!

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