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Much Ado About Nothing

June 19 - October 4, 2020

When I said I would die a bachelor, I did not think I should live till I were married.

Act II, scene 3

Why See Much Ado About Nothing?

PlaysComedy & Stand-upShakespeareComedy Theatre

COMEDY, INTRIGUE AND TRUE LOVE

One of Shakespeare's most beloved comedies, this also has its darker moments. Two couples are dancing around declaring their love for each other; Benedick and Beatrice, and Hero and Claudio. But when the machinations of a dastardly nobleman threaten their happiness, one of our heroes must fake their own death in order to get a truly happy ending. 

What is the story?

Claudio loves Hero and she loves him back; in fact, there appears that nothing will ever keep these two lovers apart. In the meantime Claudio's friend Benedick has fallen in love with Beatrice, and vice versa, but because these two play mind games with each other, it appears that getting them together is an insurmountable task. But when a vengeful nobleman enters the fray, his schemes and intrigues force Benedick into admitting his love for Beatrice, as well as having to kill his best friend. Only the intrigues of a resentful prince force Benedick to prove his love for Beatrice by vowing to kill his best friend. But will he be able to carry out this man's nefarious plan? Or will friendship and honesty prevail?

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Opening night: 19 June 2020

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Suitable for ages 11+

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To be confirmed by producers

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