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Theatricum Season Schedule at a glance

WILL GEER’S THEATRICUM BOTANICUM
2017 SUMMER SCHEDULE
AT A GLANCE
 


MAINSTAGE REPERTORY PERFORMANCES June 3 through Oct. 1
:
Saturday, June 3 at 7:30 p.m.The Merchant of Venice (Opening Night)
Sunday, June 4 at 3:30 p.m.A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Opening)
Saturday, June 10 at 7:30 p.m.The Merchant of Venice
Sunday, June 11 at 3:30 p.m.A Midsummer Night’s Dream
Saturday, June 17 at 3:30 p.m.The Merchant of Venice
Saturday, June 17 at 7:30 p.m.Animal Farm (Opening Night)
Sunday, June 18 at 3:30 p.m.A Midsummer Night’s Dream
Sunday, June 18 at 7:30 p.m.Dark
Saturday, June 24 at 3:30 p.m.The Merchant of Venice
Saturday, June 24 at 7:30 p.m.Animal Farm
Sunday, June 25 at 3:30 p.m.* – A Midsummer Night’s Dream
Sunday, June 25 at 7:30 p.m.Dark
Saturday, July 1 at 3:30 p.m.Dark
Saturday, July 1 at 7:30 p.m.The Merchant of Venice
Sunday, July 2 at 3:30 p.m. Dark
Sunday, July 2 at 7:30 p.m.Animal Farm (pre-show “prologue” discussion today at 6:30 p.m.)
Saturday, July 8 at 3:30 p.m.Animal Farm
Saturday, July 8 at 7:30 p.m.Other Desert Cities (Opening Night)
Sunday, July 9 at 3:30 p.m.A Midsummer Night’s Dream
Sunday, July 9 at 7:30 p.m.The Merchant of Venice
Saturday, July 15 at 3:30 p.m.The Merchant of Venice (pre-show “prologue” discussion today at 2:30 p.m.)
Saturday, July 15 at 7:30 p.m.Other Desert Cities
Sunday, July 16 at 3:30 p.m.A Midsummer Night’s Dream
Sunday, July 16 at 7:30 p.m.Animal Farm
Saturday, July 22 Dark
Sunday, July 23 Dark
Saturday, July 29 at 3:30 p.m.Desert Cities
Saturday, July 29 at 7:30 p.m.Trouble in Mind (Opening Night)
Sunday, July 30 at 3:30 p.m.Animal Farm
Sunday, July 30 at 7:30 p.m.Trouble In Mind
• Thursday, Aug. 3 at 7:30 p.m.*A Midsummer Night’s Dream
Friday, Aug. 4 at 7:30 p.m.Animal Farm
Saturday, Aug. 5 at 3:30 p.m.Other Desert Cities (pre-show “prologue” discussion today at 2:30 p.m.)
Saturday, Aug. 5 at 7:30 p.m.Trouble In Mind
Sunday, Aug. 6 at 3:30 p.m.The Merchant of Venice
Sunday, Aug. 6 at 7:30 p.m.Animal Farm
• Thursday, Aug. 10 at 7:30 p.m.*A Midsummer Night’s Dream
Friday, Aug. 11 at 7:30 p.m.Trouble in Mind
Saturday, Aug. 12 at 3:30 p.m.Animal Farm
Saturday, Aug. 12 at 7:30 p.m.The Merchant of Venice
Sunday, Aug. 13 at 3:30 p.m.Trouble In Mind
Sunday, Aug. 13 at 7:30 p.m.Other Desert Cities
• Thursday, Aug. 17 at 7:30 p.m.*A Midsummer Night’s Dream
Saturday, Aug. 19 at 3:30 p.m.The Merchant of Venice
Saturday, Aug. 19 at 7:30 p.m.Animal Farm
Sunday, Aug. 20 at 3:30 p.m.Trouble in Mind
Sunday, Aug. 20 at 7:30 p.m.Other Desert Cities
Thursday, Aug. 24 at 7:30 p.m.*A Midsummer Night’s Dream
Saturday, Aug. 26 at 3:30 p.m.Animal Farm
Saturday, Aug. 26 at 7:30 p.m.Other Desert Cities
Sunday, Aug. 27 at 3:30 p.m.The Merchant of Venice
Sunday, Aug. 27 at 7:30 p.m.Trouble In Mind
Saturday, Sept. 2 at 3:30 p.m.The Merchant of Venice
Saturday, Sept. 2 at 7:30 p.m.Animal Farm
Sunday, Sept. 3 at 3:30 p.m.Trouble In Mind (pre-show “prologue” discussion today at 2:30 p.m.)
Sunday, Sept. 3 at 7:30 p.m.Other Desert Cities
Monday, Sept. 4 (Labor Day) at 6 p.m.A Midsummer Night’s Dream (pre-show “prologue” discussion today at 5 p.m.)
Saturday, Sept. 9 at 3:30 p.m.Other Desert Cities
Saturday, Sept. 9 at 7:30 p.m.Trouble In Mind
Sunday, Sept. 10 at 3:30 p.m.The Merchant of Venice
Sunday, Sept. 10 at 7:30 p.m.Animal Farm
Saturday, Sept. 16 at 3:30 p.m.Trouble In Mind
Saturday, Sept. 16 at 7:30 p.m.Other Desert Cities
Sunday, Sept. 17 at 3:30 p.m.Animal Farm
Sunday, Sept. 17 at 7:30 p.m.The Merchant of Venice
Saturday, Sept. 23 at 3:30 p.m.The Merchant of Venice
Saturday, Sept. 23 at 7:30 p.m.Animal Farm
Sunday, Sept. 24 at 3:30 p.m.Trouble In Mind
Sunday, Sept. 24 at 7:30 p.m.Other Desert Cities
Saturday, Sept. 30 at 3:30 p.m.Trouble In Mind
Saturday, Sept. 30 at 7:30 p.m.Other Desert Cities
Sunday, Oct. 1 at 3:30 p.m.The Merchant of Venice
Sunday, Oct. 1 at 7:30 p.m.Animal Farm
*Pre-performance buffet dinners, served in the Theatricum gardens and attended by costumed fairies, will be available for purchase by ticketholders prior to four Thursday evening performances of A Midsummer Night’s Dream on Aug. 3; Aug. 10, Aug. 17 and Aug. 24 at 6 p.m. Advance reservations required.

MAINSTAGE SPECIAL ENGAGEMENTS:
Saturday, April 1 at 1 p.m.: Re-PETE Celebration 2017: The Songs and Spirit of Pete SeegerThe Rising of the Women Audiences are invited to sing along at a tribute to late singer/songwriter and activist Pete Seeger in what has become an annual tradition at Theatricum Botanicum.
Sunday, May 14 (Mother’s Day) at 2 p.m.: Momentum PlaceLexi Pearl curates Theatricum’s annual offering of modern dance, aerial acts, juggling and performance art.
Tuesday, July 4 from 11 a.m.–5 p.m.: Family Barn Dance and BarBQue

UNDER THE OAKS featuring music and performance in the intimate S. Mark Taper Foundation Pavilion:
Friday, Sept. 1 at 8 p.m.: Red Channels (chamber music)
Friday, Sept. 8 at 8 p.m.: Composers’ Collective
Friday, Sept. 15 at 8 p.m.: Alsop 4 Adults
Friday, Sept. 22 at 8 p.m.: Those Who Rise: from Dr. King to Michelle Obama

OFF THE GRID – comedy improv with Theatricum’s in-house troupe on the last Friday of every month:
Friday, June 30 at 8 p.m.
Friday, July 28 at 8 p.m.
Friday, Aug. 25 at 8 p.m.
Friday, Sept. 29 at 8 p.m.

BOTANICUM SEEDLINGS:A DEVELOPMENT SERIES FOR PLAYWRIGHTS furthers new works and new voices, presenting free readings of new plays:
Sunday, Aug. 20 at 11 a.m.
Sunday, Aug. 27 at 11 a.m.

FAMILY FUNDAYS with Creative PlayGround – interactive theater for ages 2 and up:
Sunday, June 4 at 11 a.m.: Aesop’s Fables
Sunday, June 11 at 11 a.m.: Ferdinand the Bull
Sunday, June 18 at 11 a.m.: The Legends of King Arthur
Sunday, June 25 at 11 a.m.: The Velveteen Rabbit
Saturday, July 15 at 11 a.m.: Three Tales by Hans Christian Andersen
Saturday, Aug. 19 at 11 a.m.: The Legends of King Arthur
Sunday, Oct. 1 at 11 a.m.: Ferdinand the Bull
Sunday, Oct 8 at 11 a.m.: The Velveteen Rabbit
Sunday, Oct 15 at 11 a.m.: Aesop’s Fables
Sunday, Oct. 22 at 11 a.m.: Halloween Stories

FAMILY FUNDAYS with Peter Alsop’s KIDS KONCERTS (artists TBA):
Sunday, July 16 at 10:30 a.m.
Sunday, July 30 at 10:30 a.m.
Sunday, Aug. 6 at 10:30 a.m.
Sunday, Aug. 20 at 10:30 a.m.
Sunday, Aug. 27 at 10:30 a.m.
Sunday, Sept. 10 at 10:30 a.m.
Sunday, Sept. 17 at 10:30 a.m.
Sunday, Sept. 24 at 10:30 a.m.

BOO–TANICUM – The bucolic Theatricum transforms into the haunted BOO–tanicum with the theater company’s 4th annual Halloween extravaganza:
October, 2017 (date TBA)

The outdoor amphitheaters at Will Geer’s Theatricum Botanicum are terraced into the hillside of the rustic canyon. Audience members are advised to dress casually (warmly for evenings) and bring cushions for bench seating. Patrons are welcome to arrive early and picnic before a performance.

For more information and to purchase tickets and subscriptions, call (310) 455–3723, or go to www.theatricum.com. Visit us on facebook: www.facebook.com/theatricum. Follow us on twitter: @theatricum.

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