Shakespeare in the Park: A Midsummer Night's Dream

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Presented by The Nashville Shakespeare Festival at Academy Park Campus | Gymnasium, Enrichment Center, Performing Arts Center, Franklin TN

Sep 13 - 16
Shakespeare in the Park: A Midsummer Night's Dream

Experience a night of Shakespeare under the stars in Academy Park this August in this family-friendly production of Shakespeare’s most-loved comedy, A Midsummer Night’s Dream.

The Nashville Shakespeare Festival continues its 30th anniversary season with a celebratory production of Shakespeare’s classical comedy, A Midsummer Night’s Dream for Shakespeare in the Park at Academy Park in Franklin. This magical play, directed by Jaclynn Jutting with an original score by Rollie Mains played live by the composer, explores the duality of love and asks: if we are in love are we ever in control?

Bring the whole family, a blanket or chairs, grab some food from the delicious local food trucks, and watch Shakespeare under the stars on a warm summer night. If you’d like to enjoy the evening in style with dinner, VIP seating, and reserved parking, buy a Royal Package!

5:30pm Food Trucks Open
5:30pm “Talking Shakespeare” featuring Shakespeare scholars from local universities.
6:00pm Pre-show entertainment featuring Nashville musicians and entertainers.

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$10/Suggested Donation per Person
$75/Royal Package
Includes: reserved seating, reserved parking, gourmet catered picnic from Bacon & Caviar (served from 6pm-7pm), your choice of Royal Box private covered seating or prime reserved Royal Seating in the center of the field. A portion of the ticket is tax-deductible.

Thursday, September 13
Friday, September 14
Saturday, September 15
Sunday, September 16

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Academy Park Campus | Gymnasium, Enrichment Center, Performing Arts Center

120 Everbright Avenue, Franklin, TN 37064

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