PFAC presents Shakespeare in the Park July 18
Annual event celebrates its 14th consecutive year with ‘Merchant of Venice’
by Pinedale Fine Arts Council
July 15, 2013
The Pinedale Fine Arts Council is proud to present the annual "Shakespeare in the Park" on Thursday, July 18 at 6:00 p.m. in the American Legion Park (free). Returning to Pinedale will be the award-winning Wyoming Shakespeare Festival Company who will be performing the classic Shakespearean comedy "The Merchant of Venice."
Experience Shakespeare at his most enjoyable in the beautiful park setting of the American Legion Park. Bring a picnic and bring the kids. The show is free, but donations are always welcome.
"The Merchant of Venice" is one of the great plays, classified as a comedy, by William Shakespeare. The plot involves a Shylock, a greedy money-lender. Shylock, has lost his beloved daughter when she elopes with a man who belongs to a virulently anti-Semitic society. Shylock seeks a literal 'pound of flesh' from the Merchant of Venice - Antonio when he fails to pay the debt. Portia, defends Antonio from Shylock's legal suit. Shylock ends by renouncing his faith and his fortune.
The annual Shakespeare in the Park is presented by the Pinedale Fine Arts Council with support from the Wyoming Arts Council, The National Endowment for the Arts, the Town of Pinedale and the Sublette County Recreation Board.
For more information and a summary of The Merchant of Venice please visit www.pinedalefinearts.com or call 307-367-7322.