2021 FREE Shakespeare in the Park
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CSC provides one of the largest programs for free outdoor Shakespeare in the nation, both in number of stops and the radius of the region visited.  Admission to Cincinnati Shakespeare Company’s Shakespeare in the Park Tour is free and open to the public.  There are no ticket or RSVPs required and all performances are general admission. For questions regarding a specific location's policies on outside food and drink, etc. please contact the venue directly.

A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM

Directed by Jeremy Dubin

Demetrius/Bottom .......... Marcus Anthony

Oberon/Egeus/Snug .......... Angelique Archer

Puck/Theseus .......... Arrianna Chai

Hermia/Titania/Snout .......... Colleen Dougherty

Lysander/Flute/Cobweb .......... Tyren Duncan

Helena/Hippolyta/Quince/Moth .......... Brianna Miller


 

MACBETH

Directed by Darnell Pierre Benjamin

Macbeth .......... Angelique Archer

Lady Macbeth/Witch 1/Young Siward .......... Brianna Miller

Macduff/Duncan/Lennox/Murderer 1.......... Marcus Anthony

Banquo/Ross/Porter/Siward.......... Tyren Duncan

Malcolm/Witch 3/Doctor/Murderer 2.......... Arrianna Chai

Bloody Sergeant/Lady Macduff/Witch 2/Seyton/Fleance.......... Colleen Dougherty

 


 

ROMEO & JULIET

Directed by Courtney Lucien

Juliet/Abraham.......... Arrianna Chai

Romeo/Sampson .......... Tyren Duncan

Nurse/Prince/Paris/Chorus .......... Colleen Dougherty

Tybalt/Friar.......... Angelique Archer

Benvolio/Lord Capulet .......... Marcus Anthony

Mercutio/Lady Capulet/Lady Montague.......... Brianna Miller


Production Team

"A Midsummer Night's Dream" Director: Jeremy Dubin

"Romeo and Juliet" Director: Courtney Lucien

"Macbeth" Director: Darnell Pierre Benjamin

"Romeo and Juliet" Fight Choreographer: Gina Cerimelle-Mechley

"Romeo and Juliet" Intimacy Director: Angelique Archer

"Macbeth" Fight Choreographer: Gina Cerimelle-Mechley

Production Manager: Kate Bindus

Stage Manager: Jason Stewart

Scenic/ Props Coordinator: Justen N. Locke

Costume Coordinator: Abbi Howson

Sound Engineer: Steven Stapleton

Marcus Anthony
Touring Company Member / 2nd Season

Marcus Anthony is a Texas native with a BA in theatre & dance performance from Texas A&M University Corpus Christi. In 2019, he spent his summer at North Dakota Shakespeare portraying the roles of Don John in “Much Ado About Nothing” and Malcolm in “Macbeth”. Before arriving to Cincy Shakes he co-directed, and performed in a production of TOPDOG/UNDERDOG by Suzan Lori-Parks.

Angelique Archer
Tour Manager / Touring Company Member / 2nd Season

Angelique Archer is delighted to be a part of Cincinnati Shakespeare Company’s 2020-2021 Professional Touring Company! Originally from Miami, FL Angelique is a proud graduate of Hamilton College where she studied both Theatre and Economics. She also spent a semester in London studying with the Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts. Some of her favorite credits include “Love’s Labour’s Lost” (Princess of France) with the Great River Shakespeare Company, “Mr. Burns: A Post-Electric Play” (Colleen/Bart) at Hamilton College, and “As You Like It” (Phoebe) with the Saratoga Shakespeare Company. In addition to acting, she is pursuing directing and playwriting, as well as a path of advocacy for people of color in the arts. Special thanks to her family for their continued love and support.

Arrianna Chai
Touring Company Member / 2nd Season

Arrianna Chai is thrilled to be apart of Cincinnati Shakespeare Company’s Tour Co. for a second year! She is a 2020 graduate of The Conservatorh of Theater Arts at Webster University. Arrianna’s favorite credits include Maria in “Twelfth Night”(The Conservatory of Theater Arts), Irina in “Three Sisters”, and Lilith in “She Kills Monsters”. A huge thank you to my parents for their unconditional love and support! 

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Colleen Dougherty
Touring Company Member / 2nd Season

Colleen Doughtery is so excited to be working with Cincinnati Shakespeare Company. She is a recent graduate of The Conservatory of Theater Arts at Webster University. Some of her favorite credits include #8 in “The Wolves” (The Repertory Theater of St. Louis), Audrey in “As You Like It” and Tilly Evans in “She Kills Monsters” (The Conservatory of Theater Arts). She would like to thank her parents for their constant love and support!

Tyren Duncan
Touring Company Member / Debut

Bio to come!

Brianna Miller
Touring Company Member / Debut

Brianna is from Gilbert, Arizona and recently graduated from Earlham College with a B. A. in theatre arts. While rain and large masses of cicadas are not something this desert girl is used to, she is so excited to be a part of the CSC touring company this year. This is her professional debut. Some of her favorite collegiate roles include Vera in She Kills Monsters, Cecily in The Importance of Being Earnest, Beatrice in Much Ado About Nothing, and Matt/Mr. Burns in Mr. Burns; a post-electric play.

Wednesday, June 16, 2021 at 7:00pm
City of Madeira
Mcdonald Commons Park
7502 Dawson Road, Madeira, Ohio 45243
A Midsummer Night's Dream

Sunday, June 20, 2021 at 7:00pm
Miami Township
Community Park Performance Pavilion
5951 Buckwheat Road, Milford, Ohio 45150
A Midsummer Night's Dream

Tuesday, June 22, 2021 at 7:00pm
Madisonville Community Council
Bramble Park
6300 Bramble Avenue, Cincinnati, Ohio 45227
A Midsummer Night's Dream

Friday, June 25, 2021 at 7:00pm
City Of Norwood
Northwoods Park
5400 Northwoods Lane, Cincinnati, Ohio 45212
A Midsummer Night's Dream

Saturday, June 26, 2021 at 1:00pm
ArtsWave Art @ Parks Event
Great Parks Glenwood Gardens
10397 Springfield Pike, Cincinnati, Ohio 45215
A Midsummer Night's Dream

Sunday, June 27, 2021 at 7:00pm
OTR Performs, 3CDC
Washington Park
1410 Race Street, Cincinnati, Ohio 45202
A Midsummer Night's Dream

Friday, July 2, 2021 at 7:00pm
Cincinnati Parks, Eden Park
Seasongood Pavilion
1600 Art Museum Drive, Cincinnati, Ohio 45202
Romeo and Juliet

Thursday, July 8, 2021 at 7:00pm
Maysville/Mason County Arts Commission
Limestone Park
100 Limestone Street, Maysville, Ohio 41056
A Midsummer Night's Dream

Friday, July 9, 2021 at 7:00pm
Cincinnati Parks, Eden Park
Seasongood Pavilion
1600 Art Museum Drive, Cincinnati, Ohio 45202
A Midsummer Night's Dream

Saturday, July 10, 2021 at 7:00pm
West Chester Township
Keehner Park
7411 Barrett Rd, West Chester, Ohio 45069
Romeo and Juliet

Sunday, July 11, 2021 at 7:00pm
OTR Performs, 3CDC
Washington Park
1410 Race Street, Cincinnati, Ohio 45202
Romeo and Juliet

Thursday, July 15, 2021 at 8:00pm
Springfield Arts Council’s Summer Arts Festival
Veterans Park Amphitheatre
250 Cliff Park Rd, Springfield, Ohio 45504
A Midsummer Night's Dream

Friday, July 16, 2021 at 7:00pm
Cincinnati Parks, Eden Park
Seasongood Pavilion
1600 Art Museum Drive, Cincinnati, Ohio 45202
A Midsummer Night's Dream

Saturday, July 17, 2021 at 7:00pm
City of Lebanon
Bicentennial Park
7 Cherry St, Lebanon, Ohio 45036
Romeo and Juliet

Thursday, July 22, 2021 at 7:00pm
Franklin County Arts Council
Third Place Event Center
724 Main Street, Brookville, Indiana 47012
A Midsummer Night's Dream

Friday, July 23, 2021 at 7:00pm
Cincinnati Parks, Eden Park
Seasongood Pavilion
1600 Art Museum Drive, Cincinnati, Ohio 45202
Macbeth

Saturday, July 24, 2021 at 7:00pm
Historic Linden Grove Cemetery and Arboretum
Linden Grove Cemetery
13th and Lee Streets, Covington, Kentucky 41011
A Midsummer Night's Dream

Tuesday, July 27, 2021 at 7:00pm
Price Hill
St. Lawrence Square
3650 Warsaw Ave, Cincinnati, Ohio 45205
A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Thursday, July 29, 2021 at 7:00pm
City Of Covington Parks and Rec
Devou Park
1 Bandshell Blvd, Covington, Kentucky 41011
Macbeth

Friday, July 30, 2021 at 7:00pm
Price Hill
ARCO (Indoors)
3301 Price Avenue, Cincinnati, Ohio 45205
Romeo and Juliet

Saturday, July 31, 2021 at 7:00pm
City Of Norwood
Dorl Field
4501 Beech Street, Cincinnati, Ohio 45212
Macbeth

Sunday, August 1, 2021 at 7:00pm
OTR Performs, 3CDC
Washington Park
1410 Race Street, Cincinnati, Ohio 45202
Macbeth

Tuesday, August 3, 2021 at 7:00pm
Price Hill
St. Lawrence Square
3650 Warsaw Ave, Cincinnati, Ohio 45205
Macbeth

Thursday, August 5, 2021 at 7:00pm
Boone County Parks and Recreation
Boone Woods Park
6000 Veterans Way, Burlington, Kentucky 41005
Romeo and Juliet

Saturday, August 7, 2021 at 7:00pm
City of Madeira
Mcdonald Commons Park
7502 Dawson Road, Madeira, Ohio 45243
Macbeth

Sunday, August 8, 2021 at 7:00pm
Village of Glendale
Peter J. Gruber Pavilion
205 East Sharon Rd, Glendale, Ohio 45246
A Midsummer Night's Dream

Tuesday, August 10, 2021 at 7:00pm
Delhi Township Parks and Recreation
Delhi Park
5125 Foley Road, Cincinnati, Ohio 45238
Romeo and Juliet

Thursday, August 12, 2021 at 7:00pm
City of Erlanger
Flagship Park
4060 Deerchase Dr, Erlanger, Kentucky 41018
Romeo and Juliet

Friday, August 13, 2021 at 7:00pm
City Of Norwood
Upper Millcrest Park
1700 Mills Avenue, Cincinnati, Ohio 45212
Romeo and Juliet

Saturday, August 14, 2021 at 7:00pm
Union Township Summer Concert Series
Ampitheatre at Union Township Civic Center
4350 Aicholtz Road, Cincinnati, Ohio 45245
A Midsummer Night's Dream

Sunday, August 15, 2021 at 1:00pm
Carnegie Center Of Columbia Tusculum
Carnegie Center (Indoors)
3738 Eastern Ave, Cincinnati, Ohio 45226
Macbeth

Tuesday, August 17, 2021 at 7:00pm
Fairfield Parks and Recreation
Village Green Park
411 Wessel Drive, Fairfield, Ohio 45014
Macbeth

Wednesday, August 18, 2021 at 7:00pm
Clifton Community Fund
Mt. Storm Park
700 Lafayette Ave, Cincinnati, Ohio 45220
A Midsummer Night's Dream

Thursday, August 19, 2021 at 7:00pm
Deerfield Township Arts Alliance
Cottell Park
5847 Irwin Simpson Rd., Mason, Ohio 45040
A Midsummer Night's Dream

Friday, August 20, 2021 at 7:00pm
Richmond Shakespeare Festival
Jack Elstro Plaza
47 N. 6th St., Richmond, Indiana 47374
Macbeth

Sunday, August 22, 2021 at 7:00pm
Portsmouth Area Arts Council
Shawnee State University Alumni Green
940 Second St., Portsmouth, Ohio 45662
A Midsummer Night's Dream

Monday, August 23, 2021 at 7:00pm
Ivy Tech Community College and Lawrenceburg Main Street
Civic Park
50 Walnut Street, Lawrenceburg, Indiana 47025
A Midsummer Night's Dream

Tuesday, August 24, 2021 at 7:00pm
Oxford Community Arts Center
Uptown Park
High and Main St., Oxford, Ohio 45056
Romeo and Juliet

Thursday, August 26, 2021 at 7:00pm
Mt. Washington Community Council
Stanbery Park
2221 Oxford Avenue, Cincinnati, Ohio 45230
Macbeth

Saturday, August 28, 2021 at 7:00pm
Cincinnati Parks, Eden Park
Seasongood Pavilion
1600 Art Museum Drive, Cincinnati, Ohio 45202
Romeo and Juliet

Sunday, September 12, 2021 at 1:00pm
Great Parks of Hamilton County
Sharon Woods Cardinal Meadow
11450 Lebanon Rd. Sharonville, OH 45241
Romeo and Juliet

Thank you to our FREE Shakespeare in the Park Sponsors:

Thomas J. Emery Memorial, Western & Southern Financial Group, GBBN, EY, Graeter’s, Taft Law, Clark Schaefer Hackett, Thompson Hine, Cincinnati Bell, Susan Esler & Steve Skibo, Vicky & Rick Reynolds, Redknot Homes, Tim Cagle & Rick Kammerer, Kimberly and Dirk Doebereiner, Mark and Sue Ann Painter, and Rosemary and Mark Schlachter.

Friends of FREE Shakespeare in the Park:

Lisa Allgood; Jeff and Karen Anderson; Maureen Bickley and Layne Meader; David and Elaine Billmire; Scott Bischoff and Theresa Sedlack; Andrew Botschner and Melinda Muenich; Robert and Liz Burroughs; Leslie and Leo Dahring; Megan Dooley; Kelley Downing; Rick and Melissa Eder; Nancy Finke; Katherine Graeter; Stew and Linda Hall; Robert Hickey and Mary Jane Watson; DJ and Hannah Hlovchiec; Haleigh Hopkins; Michelle Hopkins; Steve Karoly and Mary Jane Daly; Steve Kenat and Heidi Jark; Emily and Tom Kennedy; Dennis Kidder and Mark Mikulski; Marcie and Jim Kinney; Jean and Charles Lauterbach; Matt Loveless; Dave and Lee Mackenzie; Travis and Teresa McElroy; Maggie Muething; Chris Nare and Lori Rappold; Tim and Kathy Paulin; Tim and Angie Philpott; Patrick Points and Wijdan Jreisat; Paul and Marilyn Porcino; Jason and Emily Praeter; Steve and Patricia Robertson; Jennifer and Joe Sebranek; Tom and Lorri Simpson; John and Jan Steinman; Mark and Anne Stepaniak; Max Stepaniak and Mona Jiravirotekul; Thomas and Patricia Sullivan; Brendan and Heather Walsh; Jay and Jodi Woffington; Timothy and Hilary Young; George and Nancy Yund

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