‘The Merry Wives of Windsor’ Outside in West Hartford this Summer time – We-Ha


The Larger Hartford Shakespeare Competition will current ‘The Merry Wives of Windsor’ at the College of Saint Joseph this July, that includes out of doors theater, meals, and occasions which can be enjoyable for the entire household.

Design by Cipher Artistic Group; photograph by Cindy Schafer; pie by Large Y


Save the date, contact your pals, and begin planning your picnic dinner as a result of the Capital Classics Theatre Firm will likely be staging “The Merry Wives of Windsor” for the 28th Larger Hartford Shakespeare Competition – open air – on the attractive grounds of the College of Saint Joseph in West Hartford, CT, this July 11-28, 2019.

“The Merry Wives of Windsor” is a riotous romp that stars certainly one of Shakespeare’s most beloved comedian characters. Falstaff, an impoverished knight in the hunt for wealth, units his sights on two married rich girls. Little does he know, these “merry wives” have just a few tips up their sleeves.

From left: Laura Sheehan (Mistress Web page), Tonille Watki (Mistress Ford) and Nick Roesler (Falstaff). Courtesy photograph

The manufacturing will likely be directed by Geoffrey Sheehan, Capital Classics inventive affiliate and theater professor at Housatonic Group Faculty. The inventive workforce for “The Merry Wives of Windsor” additionally consists of longtime collaborators David Regan (set design), Vivianna Lamb (costumes), Robyn Joyce (lighting design), Christine Simoes (choreography), and Jeff McQuillan (composer/musician).

The forged options Nick Roesler as Falstaff and Laura Sheehan (Mistress Web page) and Tonille Watkis (Mistress Ford) because the “merry wives.” The forged additionally consists of Debra Walsh (Mistress Shortly), Mark Dean (Ford), Rick Malone (Web page), Austin Doughty (Shallow), Ryan Howland (Sir Hugh Evans), Kiera Sheehan (Hostess), Mikayla Brown (Robin), Evan Ayer (Pistol/Easy), Christopher Rowe (Fenton/Robert), Billy O’Brien (Slender/John), Megan Gwyn (Anne Web page/Rugby), and Ariana Ortmann (Dr. Caius/NYM).

As Connecticut’s oldest constantly operating out of doors Shakespeare competition, Capital Classics has a popularity for making Shakespeare accessible and inexpensive. Over its three-weekend run, the Larger Hartford Shakespeare Competition attracts greater than 2,000 followers, who attend every summer time with household, pals, and picnic baskets on the grounds of the College of Saint Joseph to take pleasure in out of doors Shakespeare below the celebrities.

“The Merry Wives of Windsor” and the Larger Hartford Shakespeare Competition are produced by the Capital Classics Theatre Firm, in partnership with the College of Saint Joseph and the Carol Autorino Heart for the Arts and Humanities. The Competition is supported by passionate Shakespeare followers, native companies, and beneficiant foundations, together with the Connecticut Workplace of the Arts, Division of Financial and Group Growth, Edward C. & Ann T. Roberts Basis, Ensworth Charitable Basis, Larger Hartford Arts Council, Hartford Basis for Public Giving, John & Kelly Hartman Basis.

The Larger Hartford Shakespeare Competition is held open air (indoors in case of rain) on the College of Saint Joseph, 1678 Asylum Ave. in West Hartford, CTt. Tickets are $18 for adults, $12 for college students/seniors, and $12 for discounted tickets for teams of 10 or extra and “Let’s GO Arts!” members, plus a $2 USJ ticket price per ticket.

Tickets can be found on-line at HartfordShakespeare.org, on the door or by calling the field workplace at 860-231-5555.

Be taught extra about Capital Classics and the Larger Hartford Shakespeare Competition at HartfordShakespeare.org.

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Previous Competition. Photograph by Nicole Battistone

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