The Struthers Library Theatre presents DeSales University's Will Power tour of "Romeo and Juliet" on Monday, Nov. 7, at 7:30 p.m. at the Struthers Library Theatre. This touring performance of Romeo & Juliet illuminates the richness and dimensionality of Shakespeare's characters and the beauty of his language. The audience will enjoy a professionally directed 80-minute show complete with sets and costumes. Performing in the show is a company of highly trained and experienced actor/teachers delivering a compelling performance. Following each performance the cast will take part in a question and answer opportunity to share their reactions and insights.
The Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival on the campus of DeSales University in Center Valley, Pa. is the official Shakespeare Festival of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and is a professional, not-for-profit theater company. Founded in 1991, PSF was established to present the works of Shakespeare and other world renowned playwrights in a festival setting each summer.
The Linny Fowler Will Power Tour is the centerpiece of the Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival's educational programming. Four years of the past six sold-out tours were honored to be selected as part of Shakespeare in American Communities: Shakespeare for a New Generation, sponsored by the National Endowment for the Arts in cooperation with Arts Midwest. Now in its 12th year, Will Power has served more than 100,000 students and has a well-established reputation for excellence.
This performance is a part of the Arts and Education program of the Struthers Library Theatre and is sponsored in part by the Defrees Family Foundation, Arts Erie, and the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts. Over 800 Warren County students will attend the performance during the daytime and pre-registered classes will take part in workshops with the cast.
Tickets for this performance are available at the theateroffice and will be available at the door one hour prior to show time and are a special rate of $5 for students and $10 for adults and seniors.