Nebraska Shakespeare brings "Shakespeare On The Green" (SOTG) back for its 33rd season with two popular productions including "All's Well That Ends Well" and "Hamlet".
Shows will begin on Thursday, June 20, and run through Sunday, July 7. All shows are free and open to the public.
"Shakespeare on the Green" is annually performed next to Omaha’s Elmwood Park on the University of Nebraska at Omaha campus just south of the campus bell tower.
Parking is free and available on campus. The public is encouraged to arrive early with blankets and lawn chairs to get a good spot on the green. Concessions and souvenirs will be available.
For more information, please visit www.nebraskashakespeare.com.
**The performance of "Hamlet" on July 3 will be a late night event with a 10 P.M. curtain call.
NOTE: During the run of Shakespeare on the Green, limited parking will be available in Lot M, just south of the Criss Library.
On Wednesday, June 19, Lot M will be closed all day. Regular parking will resume on Thursday, June 20, with restricted access to stalls along the south side of Lot M for Shakespeare on the Green staff. These restrictions will be in place through Sunday, July 7, during performance days (see above).
Questions can be directed to Parking Services at firstname.lastname@example.org.
June 20 - 23 and July 5, 7
Dive into a world of mistruths, betrayal, and deceit, born of one woman’s obsessive love. This production will explore Shakespeare’s characters and text through the feminine experience and perspective, posing the question “Is All Well That Ends Well?”
June 27 - 30 and July 2, 3, 6
About Nebraska Shakespeare
In its 32-year history, Shakespeare On The Green has gained national recognition for its consistently high-quality productions, the beauty of the Elmwood Park setting, and for its enthusiastic audiences. Thanks to the dedicated core group of benefactors, volunteers, and skilled artists, Shakespeare On The Green has become a summer tradition for the people of Omaha and the Great Plains region, drawing over 25,000 people each season. On The Green owes its existence to a dedicated group of local corporations, foundations and private individuals, along with its unique partnership with Creighton University, the University of Nebraska-Omaha, and the City of Omaha, the Omaha Parks Department, the Douglas County Tourism Division and the Nebraska Arts Council. For more information and a full list of events and programs, call 402.280.2391 or visit www.nebraskashakespeare.com.
About the University of Nebraska at Omaha
Located in one of America’s best cities to live, work and learn, the University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO) is Nebraska’s premier metropolitan university. With more than 15,000 students enrolled in 200-plus programs of study, UNO is recognized nationally for its online education, graduate education, military friendliness and community engagement efforts. Founded in 1908, UNO has served learners of all backgrounds for more than 100 years and is dedicated to another century of excellence both in the classroom and in the community.