Monday, March 21, 2011


CAST is presenting its fourth annual production of "A Shakespeare Celebration", a tribute to the Bard of Stratford-Upon-Avon marking his birthdate, April 23, 1564. Our production will play May 6th and 7th, 8 PM at the Shalin Liu Performance Center, 37 Main Street, Rockport. The SLPC is Rockport Music's exquisite new concert hall in the center of town and overlooking Sandy Bay.
Considering the venue, this year's theme will be scenes  featuring music and song, with original compositions by Rebecca Shrimpton and also traditional Elizabethan pieces. Some of the dances from our production of "The Tempest", directed by Ray Jenness, and choreographed by Sarah Fader will also be performed. Along with the scenes, music, dance, and songs, several of the sonnets will be performed by Michael McNamara. Directors are Ray Jenness, Nick Neyeloff and Joseph Stiliano, the artistic dirrector and founder of CAST.
Tickets are $15, general; $10, student; $5, youth 18 years and under. They are available starting April 1st at the SLPC box office at 35 Main Street, reserved at or at the door at the time of performance.