In partnership with the Folger Shakespeare Library, Bard in the Park is a 3-week series celebrating all things Shakespeare. The event will take place on the middle block of Canal Park and will include a screening of Shakespeare adapted movies and a pre-show interactive performance by various Shakespeare entertainers All movies include captions.
The cult classic film starring Heath Ledger and Julia Stiles is an adaptation of one of Shakespeare’s favorites: The Taming of the Shrew. 10 Things brought The Bard to a new generation with its setting in a modern-day American high school.
The movie screening will start at sundown (around 8:30pm). Come early to picnic and enjoy Nickel Shakespeare Girls as they perform «Pants & Poise: Meet some of Shakespeare's Leading Ladies» for the pre-show at 7:00pm.
Canal Park is located at 200 M Street SE. For more information and directions to Canal Park, please visit capitolriverfront.org.
For more information about upcoming performances and events at Folger Theatre, please visit folger.edu/whatson