CANCELLED: Something wicked good this way comes: MacBeth at Sunnyside Conservatory

[Update Mar 7: This performance is cancelled and will be rescheduled later.]

All are invited to attend William Shakespeare’s MACBETH, performed by San Francisco Shakespeare Festival’s touring troupe, Shakespeare On Tour. Sunday March 8th, 2020 at 2 PM. Admission free. This is the fifth year of Shakespeare at the Sunnyside Conservatory. Sponsored by Sunnyside Neighborhood Association.

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You won’t want to miss this thrilling tale of misguided ambition and its consequences! A trio of mysterious witches predicts that Macbeth will become King… but at what cost?

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His irrational desire to become ruler through any means possible results in his inevitable downfall as he begins a journey of betrayal and deceit that ends tragically for himself and Scotland.

At the end of this hour-long production the cast will take questions from the audience.

Click here for a synopsis of the play (PDF).  Continue reading “CANCELLED: Something wicked good this way comes: MacBeth at Sunnyside Conservatory”

‘Undiscovered Country’ at Sunnyside Conservatory

At the Sunnyside Conservatory, now through May 19: ‘Undiscovered Country’ performed by We Players — ‘A neo-western love story derived from Shakespeare’s hamlet.’ Adapted and Directed By Ava Roy in Collaboration with Nick Medina with Hunter Scott MacNair, Chris Steele, and Ava Roy Read more here. From the We Players website: 

Cowboy outlaws Jack and Horace rob stagecoaches by day and recite Shakespeare by night. Jack is obsessed with cracking Hamlet’s nutshell, and Horace will play any part to satisfy his eccentric leader. But Jack finds a new Shakespearean confidant in Aurelia, a rich widow with Jack’s passion for the Bard. As the three lonely westerners sink into an unlikely love triangle, Jack sees a Ghost. Is it real? Or is it Jack’s madness that tempts him into the Undiscovered Country?

Buy tickets: http://www.weplayers.org/undiscovered-country-2019

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From http://WePlayers.org

From an SF Examiner review: Continue reading “‘Undiscovered Country’ at Sunnyside Conservatory”

Mar 3: ‘The Comedy of Errors’ at Sunnyside Conservatory

San Francisco Shakespeare Festival’s touring troupe Shakespeare On Tour comes to Sunnyside Conservatory on Sunday March 3, 2019, to perform ‘The Comedy of Errors’.

Performance begins at 2pm and lasts about an hour. Followed by Q-and-A with the cast. Continue reading “Mar 3: ‘The Comedy of Errors’ at Sunnyside Conservatory”

Mar 3: ‘The Comedy of Errors’ at Sunnyside Conservatory

San Francisco Shakespeare Festival’s touring troupe Shakespeare On Tour comes to Sunnyside Conservatory on Sunday March 3, 2019, to perform ‘The Comedy of Errors’.

Performance begins at 2pm and lasts about an hour. Followed by Q-and-A with the cast. Continue reading “Mar 3: ‘The Comedy of Errors’ at Sunnyside Conservatory”