SHAKESPEARE at the Gasworks
In the Gasometer, GASWORKS PLAZA
69 Skyring Terrace, Newstead
Two hours free parking
The giant industrial-gothic Gasometer at Gasworks plaza poses as our modern-day Globe theatre, alive with the ambience of surrounding restaurants and cafes. Come early for lunch before the play, and stay for coffee afterwards! Bring thine own rug or chair for comfort.
1.15pm THE BEAMISH BOYS
Our minstrels - talented young local brothers - will perform a contemporary acoustic set before later singing a Shakespearean-inspired original song in Much Ado About Nothing.
En garde! Watch authentic Shakespearean swordplay by Prima Spada and learn about the skills and weaponry used in historical fencing.
2.30pm MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING
Two love stories intertwine in this witty romantic comedy, directed by Jan Black. Enjoy this fully staged outdoor performance with a professional cast.