From the Endicott Performing Arts Center (EPAC):
EPAC Shakespeare in the Park!
This will be the 15th Annual Shakespeare in the Park at George W. Johnson Park in Endicott, presented by the Endicott Performing Arts Center. This year the EPAC Youth Troupe will present a Steampunk version of, “Romeo and Juliet”, August 16th – 19th.
“Romeo and Juliet” by William Shakespeare
Abridged for Performance by KJ O’Hara
Directed by Matt Gaska and Pat Foti
with choreography by Jessica Hyland,
and costumes by Stacy Ernst
Recently EPAC has been bringing its’ best Shakespeare productions back to the park with abridged versions more suitable for modern day audiences. Especially for today’s young people experiencing Shakespeare for the first time. Last year the EPAC Youth Troupe performed “A Mid-Summer Night’s Dream” in one hour. This year the Youth Troupe will present a steampunk version of “Romeo and Juliet” in the park, that will run sixty minutes. This EPAC event is FREE for the whole community to enjoy.
The 2nd Annual EPAC Shakespearean Festival will take place on Sunday, August 19th from 1pm – 5pm at the George W. Johnson Park in Endicott, near the Stage at Little Italy. There will be local vendors, artists, food, games, music, a Purposefully Ridiculous Pop-Up Freedom Festival, and much more!
For more info on EPAC events offered this summer please call (607)785-8903 or visit: www.EndicottArts.com