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Shakespeare to light up Singapore park

  • Kathy Petite

    Contributor

Jakarta   /   Sun, April 26 2009   /  01:06 pm

After mesmerizing more than 20,000 people at Fort Canning Park with its 2007 production of A Midsummer Night's Dream, Singapore Repertory Theatre (SRT) is now inviting you to enjoy another delightful al-fresco theater experience of Shakespeare's Much Ado About Nothing from May 7 to 31 this year. Taking place in the same park, the classic play stars Adrian Pang, Jason Chan, Michael Corbidge, Wendy Kweh and Julie Wee under the direction of London-based Edward Dick. Having recently directed A Midsummer Night's Dream for the Sydney Theatre Company and Romeo and Juliet for Shakespeare's Globe, Dick was also behind the recent critically acclaimed production of 'Tis Pity She's A Whore at the Southwark Playhouse. Written early in Shakespeare's career, Much Ado About Nothing is a romantic comedy set in Messina, Sicily, where some war-weary soldiers return and ignite a battle of love. At...