Following winding tree-lined roads, an amphitheater appears nestled amongst the trees in the wilderness of Topanga Canyon. The theater is a rare haven for the art that offers a unique experience not only for spectators, but also for actors.
“Two households, both alike in dignity, In fair Verona, where we lay our scene, From ancient grudge break to new mutiny, Where civil blood makes civil hands unclean. From forth the fatal loins of these two foes A pair of star-cross’d lovers take their life.” – William Shakespeare, Romeo and Juliet
Surprising new twists and turns will revitalize Shakespeare’s classic “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” for modern audiences in the theater department’s upcoming production. Featuring a more recent time period, the cast will recapture the humorous tone of original play in such a way that anyone can follow along with the three storylines.
Students who enroll in English 135 or 35 will be able to earn credit by going to the Oregon Shakespeare Festival from July 1 to 8.