49th Season

Macbeth

September 18-19 (Preview Nights)
September 20 – September 28
at Samuell Grand Amphitheatre, 1500 Tenison Parkway, Dallas, TX 75225

October 3 – October 13
at The Sound at Cypress Waters, 3111 Olympus Blvd. Dallas, TX 75019

Written by William Shakespeare
Directed by Trampas Thompson

While keeping true to Shakespeare’s original, bloody script, this classic tale of power, ambition, and tragic downfall moves to alternative near future Silicon Valley where tech companies bid for ultimate control in a dynamic and changing industry. Following a prophecy from three witches that he will be king, Macbeth—at the urging of his wife– murders King Duncan to secure the throne. Guilt and paranoia poison Macbeth and his wife and spirals them into their tragic demise.

 

Winter 2020

Pride and Prejudice

January 10 – 19, 2020
Moody Performance Hall
2520 Flora St., Dallas, TX 75201

*Public Preview January 10

Adapted for the stage by Jon Jory
Based on the novel by Jane Austen
Directed by Christie Vela

Finding a husband is hardly Elizabeth Bennet’s most urgent priority. But with four sisters, an overzealous match-making mother, and a string of unsuitable suitors, it’s difficult to escape the subject. When the independent-minded Elizabeth meets the handsome but enigmatic Mr. Darcy, she is determined not to let her feelings triumph over her own good sense. In a society where subtle snubs and deceit proliferate, is it possible for Elizabeth and Darcy to look beyond his pride and her prejudice, and to make the best match of all?

Shakespeare in the Park

Summer 2020

The Merchant of Venice

 

Written by William Shakespeare
Directed by Michael Johnson

In Shakespeare’s play about the conflict of selflessness and self-interest, a young Venetian merchant, Bassanio, needs a loan of three thousand ducats so that he can woo Portia, a wealthy Venetian heiress. If he chooses that he may marry Portia, but if he does not marry Portia, he must vow never to marry or court another woman ever again.

Much Ado About Nothing

 

Written by William Shakespeare
Directed by Jenni Stewart

Shakespeare’s comedy revolves around two pairs of lovers, Beatrice & Benedick & Claudio and Hero. The play takes us through the obstacles, mishaps, and tumultuous love-hate relationship between the lovers, featuring the “merry war” of the sexes.