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Shakespeare Festival opens at GV

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Photo: GVL Archives / Grand Valley Lanthorn

GVL / Allison Young
The dress rehearsal for the GVSU performance of Shakespeare’s “Twelfth Night”

Forget to be or not to be — the question during the Grand Valley State University Shakespeare Festival is where to be.

GVSU’s 18th annual Shakespeare Festival, which kicked off Friday, offers a host of exciting activities, including the production of “Twelfth Night.” Other events include productions of Bard to Go, a Renaissance Faire and a Greenshow. For a full list of events, see below.

The festival runs through Nov. 5.

Friday

Dennis Kennedy keynote lecture

4 p.m., Pere Marquette Room

“Twelfth Night” pre-show discussion with Jo Miller

6:45 p.m., Performing Arts Center

“Twelfth Night”

7:30 p.m., Louis Armstrong Theatre

Opening night reception

9:45 p.m., Pere Marquette Room

Saturday

Renaissance Faire with Greenshow performances

10 a.m., outside of the Cook-DeWitt Center

“Twelfth Night”

2 and 7:30 p.m., Louis Armstrong Theatre

Sunday

Renaissance Faire with Greenshow performances

10 a.m., outside of the Cook-DeWitt Center

“Twelfth Night”

2 p.m., Louis Armstrong Theatre

Tuesday and Wednesday

“Twelfth Night” student matinee

10 a.m., Louis Armstrong Theatre

Oct. 6

“Twelfth Night” student matinee

10 a.m., Louis Armstrong Theatre

Greenshow “Pyramus and Thisbe”

4:30 p.m., outside of the Performing Arts Center

“Twelfth Night”

7:30 p.m., Louis Armstrong Theatre

Oct. 7

“Twelfth Night”

7:30 p.m., Louis Armstrong Theatre

Oct. 8

“Twelfth Night” pre-show discussion with Jo Miller

6:45 p.m., Performing Arts Center

“Twelfth Night”

7:30 p.m., Louis Armstrong Theatre

Oct. 9

“Twelfth Night”

2 p.m., Louis Armstrong Theatre

Nov. 5

Bard to Go public performance

1 p.m., Loosemore Auditorium



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