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Shakespeare in Yosemite 2023: Romeo and Juliet in Yosemite, April 21-23

Romeo and Juliet in Yosemite: Coming April 2023
New adaptation will feature music, Yosemite, and HOPE (this time they don't die!)
Shakespeare in Yosemite Returns to Live Performance
Love's Labor's Lost, set in 1969 with lots of groovy music, was performed in Curry Village April 22-24, 2022
Shakespeare in Yosemite featured at Globe4Globe: Shakespeare and the Climate Emergency
International conference sponsored by Shakespeare's Globe (UK) held virtually; several Shakeseare in Yosemite team members present 
Imogen in the Wild Film (2021)
Imogen in the Wild--an environmental retelling of Cymbeline--is out now on YouTube.
Yosemite Shakes Part of global Cymbeline Anthropocene project
One of 8 theatres looking at the ecological possibilities of this late Shakespearean play.

About Shakespeare in Yosemite

Shakespeare in Yosemite was founded in 2017 to bring short, accessible, and FREE productions of Shakespeare’s plays to Yosemite National Park for Earth Day and Shakespeare’s birthday each April. Our shows are 90 minutes long, feature lots of music, and are adapted to address issues relevant to Earth Day and Yosemite. Casts are made up of UC Merced students, park rangers and Yosemite employees, and community members.

We will next peform Romeo and Juliet in Yosemite: The Musical (This time they don't die!) April 21-23, 2023, in the Curry Village Amphitheatre.

We returned to the Park last spring for performances of Love's Labor's Lost, set in 1969-70 and celebrating the first Earth Day with lots of music.

In 2021, we filmed a musical adaptation of Cymbeline called Imogen in the Wild, shot in Merced and Yosemite and released for free on YouTube. The film is part of the worldwide Cymbeline in the Anthropocene project, and sponsored by UC Merced, Yosemite Hospitality, and the National Park Service.
 
Learn more about our mission, what we have done, and our plans for the future in this interview with Hark Journal, featuring co-founders Katherine Steele Brokaw and Paul Prescott, or this interview with Sofia Andom, star of Imogen in the Wild.

Follow @YosemiteShakes on social media for updates: We are on Instagram (@YosemiteShakes), Twitter (@YosemiteShakes) and Facebook (@ShakespeareinYosemite)

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Shakespeare in Yosemite is a member of the Shakespeare Theatre Association (STA). 

Shakespeare in Yosemite is a founding member of the EarthShakes Alliance

Shakespeare in Yosemite is a member of EcoStage and Broadway Green Alliance

Shakespeare in Yosemite is produced in partnership with UC MercedYosemite National Park, Yosemite Hospitalityand Misfit Press.

If you feel so inclined, help us keep Shakespeare in Yosemite FREE by donating here.

 

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