Hip to Hip Theatre – Shakespeare in the Garden

When:
August 17, 2018 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
2018-08-17T19:00:00-04:00
2018-08-17T21:00:00-04:00
Where:
Voelker Orth Museum
149-19 38th Avenue
Flushing
NY 11354
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Debbie Silverfine
7183596227
Hip to Hip Theatre - Shakespeare in the Garden @ Voelker Orth Museum

The garden is the perfect setting for Hip to Hip Theatre’s spirited, richly costumed, family-friendly & free productions.
From family betrayals to fairytale endings, King Lear and All’s Well That Ends Well delve into seduction, violence, and the courage it takes to be an outsider. Hip to Hip Theatre bring their two new productions into the Voelker Orth’s garden.
Come early! Starting at 7:00pm, Kids & the Classics is the companion piece to Hip to Hip’s performances. This free interactive workshop is offered 30 minutes before every performance, and is designed for children ages 4 to 12. It introduces children to the characters and situations, creating links between the play and their own lives through theatre games and reading of text.

Fun for the whole family! All performances are free and open to the public. Seating provided in the Garden which is also accessible for wheelchairs. Performances run 90 minutes. Note: The performance is cancelled in the event of rain.

King Lear
Friday, August 17, 7:30 pm
The aging King Lear decides to divide his kingdom among his three daughters based on their love for him. Misunderstandings ensue. Shakespeare’s spectacular tragedy pits good against evil as the exiled princess returns to claim the throne.

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