Governor Terry McAuliffe has proclaimed today - Saturday, April 23, 2016 - as Shakespeare Day in Virginia! While we're planning and preparing Shakespeare on the Lawn in June, our first-ever Shakespeare Camp in July, and Shakespeare by Candlelight in August as Historic Kenmore's contributions to this year's many commemorations across the Commonwealth, we want to take a moment on this … Continue reading Shakespeare Day in Virginia!
King Lear is known far and wide as William Shakespeare’s finest tragedy but it has not always been the preferred version of the story. In part one, we saw how Shakespeare popularized the old story of King Lear by crafting a story aimed directly at Elizabethan audiences experiencing great political upheaval. In part two, we … Continue reading ‘King Lear’ in Washington’s Day – Part 2
Shakespeare on the Lawn returned to Historic Kenmore this past weekend with the first two performances of King Lear. Below are photos from the shows. Don't worry if you missed this past weekend's performances because there are two more shows this coming Saturday, June 20 and Sunday, June 21. For event details, visit http://kenmore.org/events.html.
Shakespeare on the Lawn at Kenmore returns this June with four performances of the popular drama, King Lear, performed by The Fredericksburg Players and directed by Fred Franklin. King Lear is one of Shakespeare’s most heart-breaking tragedies—the story of a father who puts his faith in his two treacherous, elder daughters while casting out his … Continue reading Coming Soon! William Shakespeare’s “King Lear”