Original Pronunciation

English language texts in period speech

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25-30 July 2017, Prague Shakespeare Company, three OP productions at Divadlo na Pradle, Besední 487/3, Praha 1-Malá Strana, 118 00, Czech Republic
25 July, 19.00; 30 July, 14.00, Romeo and Juliet, drected by Steve Urkowitz
26 and 29 July, 19.00, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, drected by Lisa Wolpe
27 and 30 July, 19.00, Richard II, drected by Robert Gander, with Ben Crystal as Richard
For tickets and further information see: here.

1-3 August 2017, 8 pm, A Midsummer Night’s Dream in OP, presented by the Sam Houston State University’s Department of Theatre and Musical Theatre Summer Repertory at the University Theatre Center’s Showcase Theatre. Directed by Penny Hasekoester with Dr Laura Avery as dialect coach and music director. For further information, see: here.

26 August through 22 October 2, 2017, Maryland Renaissance Festival
Love letters of Henry VIII to Anne Boleyn, performed in Original Pronunciation
Performers: Fred Nelson and Heather O’Shaughnessy
Director: Mary Ann Jung; Artistic Director: Carolyn Spedden; OP Consultant: Valerie Dowdle.
For tickets and further information see: here.