All performances are free and open to the public
Ramapo- All are welcome to the 18th season of Rockland Shakespeare Company’s free outdoor performances at Rockland Community College. Plenty of free parking, with each performance beginning at 7 p.m. in the Quad. Bring your family and friends, along with some comfortable lawn chairs or blankets for seating.
Macbeth – Rockland Shakespeare Company Jr.
July 10, 11, and 12
From Wikipedia: A tragedy, considered one of Shakespeare’s darkest and most powerful works. Set in Scotland, the play illustrates the damaging physical and psychological effects of political ambition on those who seek power for its own sake. The play is believed to have been written between 1599 and 1606, and is most commonly dated 1606.
Love’s Labour’s Lost – Rockland Shakespeare Company
July 16, 18, 24, 26
From Wikipedia: One Shakespeare’s early comedies, believed to have been written in the mid-1590s. It follows the King of Navarre and his three companions as they attempt to forswear the company of women for three years of study and fasting, and their subsequent infatuation with the Princess of Aquitaine and her ladies. The play draws on themes of masculine love and desire, reckoning and rationalization, and reality versus fantasy.
Julius Caesar – Rockland Shakespeare Company
July 17, 19, 23, 25
From Wikipedia: A tragedy believed to have been written in 1599, one of several plays written by Shakespeare based on true events from Roman history, which also include Coriolanus and Antony and Cleopatra. The central psychological drama is the struggle between the conflicting demands of honor, patriotism and friendship.
Rockland Shakespeare Company Co-Founders/Co-Artistic Directors are Christopher Plummer and Patty Maloney-Titland.
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