When: Sept. 12-27
Where: The New American Shakespeare Tavern, 499 Peachtree St, NE, Gainesville
Cost: $15 to $36
More info: www.shakespearetavern.com
A chaste princess betrayed and lost, an evil stepmother and two brothers unaware of their princely status. Sounds pretty heavy for a romance?
Shakespeare had a way of making it all work out in the end with “Cymbeline.”
Full of plot devices reminiscent of “Othello,” “Romeo and Juliet,” “As You Like It” and “The Winter’s Tale,” “Cymbeline” illustrates Shakespeare’s power over audiences. And The New American Shakespeare Tavern will weild that power as it preview the play from Sept. 12-17 at 499 Peachtree St. NE, Atlanta.
Showtimes are 7:30 p.m. Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays and 6:30 p.m. Sundays.
Ticket prices range from $15 to $36, depending on day and seat selection. An 8 percent sales tax is added to purchases.
Discount tickets for student and educators are $5 off per price level per night except in the balcony on Thursdays. Military, seniors and groups of 10 or more may receive $3 off except in the balcony on Thursdays.
Seating is done on a first come, first served basis within each designated section. Table seating is limited however all seats can accommodate food and beverages.
Purchase tickets online for most performances at www.shakespearetavern.com.
Parking is recommended in the Emory University Hospital Midtown Parking Deck directly across the street from the front doors of The Shakespeare Tavern. Regular parking price is $5.
The Tavern opens one hour and 15 minutes before the performance for food and beverage service. The Tavern offers a beer, wine, coffee, tea and soft drink bar that serves Bass and Guinness on tap.