Shakespeare in the Park

July 8, 2022 at 7 pm


The Rustic Mechanicals, West Virginia’s only professional Shakespeare troupe, are excited to be coming to the Ruby Amphitheater again this summer!Bringing their Sweet Smoke of Rhetoric Tour for a FREE public performance of Love’s Labour’s Lost on Friday, July 8, 2022ABOUT THE SHOW:When the King of Navarre and his three courtiers forswear all pleasure – particularly of the female variety – in favour of a life of study, the arrival of the Princess of France and her ladies plays havoc with their intentions. Using every kind of verbal gymnastics to poke fun, Love’s Labour’s Lost proves to be Shakespeare’s most intellectual comedy. The Rustic Mechanicals production is filled with music, romance, charm, and a healthy dose of laugh-out-loud hilarity.Directed by Jim Warren, alongside Intimacy Director Jessica Morgan with Technical Direction by David Byard, Costume Design by Jason A Young, Hair & Make-Up Design by Samantha Huffman, Production Management by Haley Wilson, and Dramaturgy by John Shirley; the Mechanicals featured in this production include newcomers Erica Cottrill, M. Eric Jett, Jackson Johnson, Jordan Kennedy Rea, Ben Long, Kyra McKillip, Kyia McGill, Tim Walker and troupe veterans Derek Hess, Samantha Huffman, Jason A Young, and Sarah Young.

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Ruby Amphitheater
Hazel Ruby McQuain Park, Garrett Street, Morgantown, WV, USA

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