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The HandleBards: A Midsummer Night's Dream

May 25, 2019 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

In partnership with the Virginia Arts Festival, Jamestown Settlement presents a special performance featuring The HandleBards from 3:30 to 5 p.m. on Saturday, May 25. This internationally renowned British troupe specializing in outdoor theatre will play all the parts of Shakespeare’s “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” using the props and costumes they’ve carried on their bikes just for this occasion. You’ll never think of Shakespeare the same way again!

Bike rack space will be available for cyclist use. Attendees are encouraged to bring chairs and blankets for lawn seating. Complimentary water will be provided, with additional food and drink available for purchase in the museum cafe. Coolers, food and outside beverages are not permitted. In the event of rain, the performance will be moved inside. The event is approximately 90 minutes.

Included with Jamestown Settlement museum admission; free to residents of James City County, York County and the City of Williamsburg, including College of William & Mary students, with proof of residency. Jamestown Settlement is located on State Route 31 near the Colonial Parkway in James City County, just southwest of Williamsburg.