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Much Ado About Nothing


Much Ado About Nothing

  • Date: Tuesday, 10 May 2016 to Sunday, 15 May 2016, Evenings: Tues 6:30pm, Wed-Sat 7:30pm | Matinees: Wed 1pm, Sat 2pm, Sun 3pm.
  • Venue: QPAC Playhouse Theatre — Cnr Grey and Melbourne Street, South Bank, QLD
  • Tickets: Tickets can be purchased online or by phone on 136246

Event Details

Queensland Theatre Company presents: Shakespeare's Much Ado About Nothing

For the bantering, bickering Beatrice and Benedick, love is a battlefield. Once bitten and twice shy, the sharp-witted pair are locked in a verbal fencing match with no quarter asked and none given. Is there any way their friends can open their eyes to their true feelings for each other? For the starry-eyed young couple Claudio and Hero, love is a many-splendoured thing – that's if they can take their eyes off each other long enough to avoid being deceived by bitter schemer Don John. Welcome to Messina – the war is over, the celebration has begun, love is in the air, and everything else is Much Ado About Nothing.

William Shakespeare's rollicking, romantic comedy is the timeless tale of two pairs of very different sweethearts, the people who want them to be together, and the people who try to rip them apart.

Warning: This play contains low-level adult themes involving relationships (with sexual overtones) and deception.

Director: Jason Klarwein
Designer: Richard Roberts
Lighting Designer: Ben Hughes
Sound Designer: Justin Harrison
Vocals: Gordon Hamilton 

Cast includes: Ellen Bailey, Liz Buchanan, Mark Conaghan, Patrick Dwyer, Hayden Jones, Christen O’Leary, Tama Matheson, Kathryn McIntyre, Hugh Parker, Bryan Probets and Megan Shorey. 

Audio described performances are available on the following dates - Saturday 7 May 2016, 2pm & Thursday 12 May 2016, 7.30pm.

Further information for this event is available online at the event's website

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