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2017 Season

Much Ado About Nothing

Shakespeare’s Sublime Battle of Wits and Wills
By William Shakespeare
Directed by Charles Fee

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Beatrice and Benedick would rather exchange scorching insults than sweet nothings. However, the pugnacious pair is forced to forge a partnership in order to defend house and honor, and salvage the true love of Hero and Claudio after deceptions destroy the lovers’ wedding day. Will the earnest endeavor to restore a young romance elicit an unexpected change of heart for the effort’s unlikely collaborators as well?

COVID-19
Regarding the current COVID-19 situation, Lake Tahoe Shakespeare Festival is following the lead of city, state and federally elected officials, as well as implementing strategies recommended by public health authorities. We are also working closely with Lake Tahoe Nevada State Park as we maintain our regularly scheduled events and performances in July and August as planned. We remain vigilant, and are prepared to make decisions based on current needs, as well as in response to changing conditions.

Sales & Weather Policy:
Performances are not cancelled prior to their scheduled curtain time due to weather conditions. In the event of a weather-related cancellation during a performance, tickets and NV State Parks Entrance Passes can be exchanged for another performance within the same season at our on site ticket office according to its hours of operation. Announcements regarding weather will be made from the stage at the performance’s scheduled start time. Other ticket/entrance pass exchanges are permitted for performances within the same season and must be made 24 hours prior to the originally scheduled performance curtain time. A $5 per ticket fee will be charged. Exchanges are subject to availability and restrictions may apply. Tickets returned to our Box Office qualify as a tax-deductible donation if received 24 hours prior to a performance. NV State Parks Entrance Passes are not eligible for tax-deductible donation. In the event of a government-mandated performance cancellation(s), tickets may be returned as a tax-deductible donation or refunded by request.

Parking Note: Beginning in 2019, a Nevada State Parks Entrance Pass is required to gain access to and park at the venue that Lake Tahoe Shakespeare Festival calls home for all events. The $10/per vehicle/per day fee is required by Nevada law and may be used to access Sand Harbor, Lake Tahoe Nevada State Park after 5:00 p.m. on the date listed on the Pass only. While LTSF does not benefit directly from Nevada State Parks Entrance Pass fees, we are pleased to afford our patrons the convenience of securing Nevada State Parks Entrance Passes in advance of their visits as part of our ticket purchasing processes. Please consider adding-on an Entrance Pass(es) as part of your purchase to facilitate ease of access during your visit. As this is an Entrance Pass as opposed a Parking Pass, please note that the fee applies to ridesharing services (Uber, Lyft, etc.) and drop-offs within the park.

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MAMMA MIA!
The Smash Hit Feel-Good Musical
Music and lyrics by Benny Andersson and Björn Ulvaeus / Some songs with Stig Anderson
Book by Catherine Johnson / Originally conceived by Judy Craymer
Directed by Victoria Bussert

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On a tiny Greek island, Sophie is making final preparations for her wedding day in paradise. Little does her mother Donna know that Sophie’s last minute preparations include sleuthing out who her father may be among three possible candidates that she’s secretly invited. The story-telling magic of pop-hit songs propels this enchanting tale of love, laughter, family and friendship…which concludes with a trip down the aisle that you’ll never forget!

COVID-19
Regarding the current COVID-19 situation, Lake Tahoe Shakespeare Festival is following the lead of city, state and federally elected officials, as well as implementing strategies recommended by public health authorities. We are also working closely with Lake Tahoe Nevada State Park as we maintain our regularly scheduled events and performances in July and August as planned. We remain vigilant, and are prepared to make decisions based on current needs, as well as in response to changing conditions.

Sales & Weather Policy:
Performances are not cancelled prior to their scheduled curtain time due to weather conditions. In the event of a weather-related cancellation during a performance, tickets and NV State Parks Entrance Passes can be exchanged for another performance within the same season at our on site ticket office according to its hours of operation. Announcements regarding weather will be made from the stage at the performance’s scheduled start time. Other ticket/entrance pass exchanges are permitted for performances within the same season and must be made 24 hours prior to the originally scheduled performance curtain time. A $5 per ticket fee will be charged. Exchanges are subject to availability and restrictions may apply. Tickets returned to our Box Office qualify as a tax-deductible donation if received 24 hours prior to a performance. NV State Parks Entrance Passes are not eligible for tax-deductible donation. In the event of a government-mandated performance cancellation(s), tickets may be returned as a tax-deductible donation or refunded by request.

Parking Note: Beginning in 2019, a Nevada State Parks Entrance Pass is required to gain access to and park at the venue that Lake Tahoe Shakespeare Festival calls home for all events. The $10/per vehicle/per day fee is required by Nevada law and may be used to access Sand Harbor, Lake Tahoe Nevada State Park after 5:00 p.m. on the date listed on the Pass only. While LTSF does not benefit directly from Nevada State Parks Entrance Pass fees, we are pleased to afford our patrons the convenience of securing Nevada State Parks Entrance Passes in advance of their visits as part of our ticket purchasing processes. Please consider adding-on an Entrance Pass(es) as part of your purchase to facilitate ease of access during your visit. As this is an Entrance Pass as opposed a Parking Pass, please note that the fee applies to ridesharing services (Uber, Lyft, etc.) and drop-offs within the park.

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Announcing our 2020 Showcase Line-up!

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Tickets Go On Sale: Tuesday, March 17, 2020 at 10 AM PST

We are delighted to present this year’s Showcase Series performances. Reserved seating tickets for some events will sell out within minutes, so please consider general admission seating when purchasing tickets. There are no bad seats in the house. And remember, we have a variety of wonderful performances this season; so if your first choice is not available, please consider exploring something new. We have something for everyone!

Don’t miss this diverse lineup of fantastic live entertainment on the Warren Edward Trepp Stage at scenic Sand Harbor, Lake Tahoe Nevada State Park.

COVID-19
Regarding the current COVID-19 situation, Lake Tahoe Shakespeare Festival is following the lead of city, state and federally elected officials, as well as implementing strategies recommended by public health authorities. We are also working closely with Lake Tahoe Nevada State Park as we maintain our regularly scheduled events and performances in July and August as planned. We remain vigilant, and are prepared to make decisions based on current needs, as well as in response to changing conditions.

Sales & Weather Policy:
Performances are not cancelled prior to their scheduled curtain time due to weather conditions. In the event of a weather-related cancellation during a performance, tickets and NV State Parks Entrance Passes can be exchanged for another performance within the same season at our on site ticket office according to its hours of operation. Announcements regarding weather will be made from the stage at the performance’s scheduled start time. Other ticket/entrance pass exchanges are permitted for performances within the same season and must be made 24 hours prior to the originally scheduled performance curtain time. A $5 per ticket fee will be charged. Exchanges are subject to availability and restrictions may apply. Tickets returned to our Box Office qualify as a tax-deductible donation if received 24 hours prior to a performance. NV State Parks Entrance Passes are not eligible for tax-deductible donation. In the event of a government-mandated performance cancellation(s), tickets may be returned as a tax-deductible donation or refunded by request.

Parking Note: Beginning in 2019, a Nevada State Parks Entrance Pass is required to gain access to and park at the venue that Lake Tahoe Shakespeare Festival calls home for all events. The $10/per vehicle/per day fee is required by Nevada law and may be used to access Sand Harbor, Lake Tahoe Nevada State Park after 5:00 p.m. on the date listed on the Pass only. While LTSF does not benefit directly from Nevada State Parks Entrance Pass fees, we are pleased to afford our patrons the convenience of securing Nevada State Parks Entrance Passes in advance of their visits as part of our ticket purchasing processes. Please consider adding-on an Entrance Pass(es) as part of your purchase to facilitate ease of access during your visit. As this is an Entrance Pass as opposed a Parking Pass, please note that the fee applies to ridesharing services (Uber, Lyft, etc.) and drop-offs within the park.

2020 Showcase Series Line-Up


  Reno Philharmonic Orchestra
An Evening with Frank & Ella

July 13, 2020 @ 7:30 p.m.
Single Tickets: $65-$175 / Tables: $350-$700 (Tables seat 2 or 4.)

Frank Sinatra and Ella Fitzgerald left the world an unforgettable musical legacy. Join audience favorites Capathia Jenkins and Tony DeSare with the Reno Phil, conducted by Laura Jackson, for a wonderful evening under the stars that will take you on a journey through the American Songbook that features hits from Broadway, pop, jazz, and more.

  The 7th Annual Prim Jazz Night
The Rippingtons, Featuring Russ Freeman

July 20, 2020 @ 7:30 p.m.
Single Tickets: $35-$99 / Tables: $198-$396 (Tables seat 2 or 4.)

Over the past 30 years, this extraordinary, Grammy-nominated, contemporary jazz group – with influences that include pop, rock, R&B and others – has released 22 albums, all of which have attained top 5 Billboard chart status, with 5 of them reaching #1. We are thrilled to introduce this world-class ensemble to Sand Harbor audiences as part of our 7th annual Prim Jazz Night!

  Sierra Nevada Ballet
Giselle

July 27, 2020 @ 7:30 p.m.
Single Tickets: $30-$84 / Tables: $168-$336 (Tables seat 2 or 4.)

Sierra Nevada Ballet’s production of one of the world’s most beloved ballets tells the tale of a peasant girl who falls in love with a grand Duke, dies of a broken heart, and transforms into a spirit that protects her lover from evil. Join us for a transcendent tour de force that features a company of over 30 professional dancers and artists from all over the world.

  Reno Jazz Orchestra
Now, Then, Forever – Celebrating Earth, Wind & Fire

August 3, 2020 @ 7:30 p.m.
Single Tickets: $30-$94 / Tables: $188-$376 (Tables seat 2 or 4.)

The Reno Jazz Orchestra’s 17-piece jazz band and signature vocalists heat up the summer as they celebrate the music of Earth, Wind & Fire. Enjoy soul, funk, gospel, and chart-topping hits that include “Shining Star,” “In the Stone,” “After the Love Has Gone,” and more during a must-see concert on the shore of Lake Tahoe.

  Reno Philharmonic Orchestra
007: The Music of James Bond

August 10, 2020 @ 7:30 p.m.
Single Tickets: $65-$175 / Tables: $350-$700 (Tables seat 2 or 4.)

When it comes to the music of James Bond films, “Nobody Does it Better” than the Reno Phil! Bond films have produced some of the greatest movie music of all time. Broadway stars Hugh Panaro and Morgan James bring these cinematic classics to life at Lake Tahoe and headline an unforgettable concert conducted by Jason Altieri. Prepare to be “shaken” and “stirred”!

  Queen Nation
A Tribute to the Music of Queen

August 17, 2020 @ 7:30 p.m.
Single Tickets: $35-$99 / Tables: $198-$396 (Tables seat 2 or 4.)

We will rock you this summer at Sand Harbor! Join us for an unforgettable tribute concert that celebrates the music of Queen – one of the most iconic bands in rock ‘n’ roll history. Recognized as “The World’s Greatest Queen Tribute,” Queen Nation will electrify Lake Tahoe audiences with classic hits that include “We Will Rock You,” “We Are The Champions,” “Bohemian Rhapsody,”…and many more!

  Reno Jazz Orchestra
An Evening with Diane Schuur

August 24, 2020 @ 7:30 p.m.
Single Tickets: $30-$94 / Tables: $188-$376 (Tables seat 2 or 4.)

Grammy-star and super-stellar jazz vocalist, pianist, and composer, Diane Schuur joins the Reno Jazz Orchestra for a star-studded evening overlooking Lake Tahoe. Renowned for her pitch-perfect execution, crystalline 3 ½ octave vocal range, and electric personality, Diane will light up the night accompanied by the 17-piece jazz orchestra.

  Trails & Vistas
The World Concert: A Peace Project of Truckee Tahoe

August 29, 2020 @ 6:30 p.m.
Single Tickets: $28-$74 / Tables: $148-$296 (Tables seat 2 or 4.)

Celebrate music and dance through reinventions of the Great American Songbook and Brazilian classics performed by Max Hatt/Edda Glass. And enjoy local favorites that include ballerina Leigh Collins, musicians Danny Sturtevant, Sean Cummings, Tsurunokai Drum Ensemble, and performance painter Susie Alexander. End your evening dancing under the stars with the vibrant music of Mumbo Gumbo!

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