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Shakespeare unrehearsed, Grand Opera on the road, ‘Robin Hood’ at Crown Uptown

Jamaican soprano Carline Waugh, American bass-baritone Andrew Hernandez, and Kosovan tenor Riad Ymeri will perform “Padre, o mio padre” from Puccini’s “Turandot” in Salina.
Jamaican soprano Carline Waugh, American bass-baritone Andrew Hernandez, and Kosovan tenor Riad Ymeri will perform “Padre, o mio padre” from Puccini’s “Turandot” in Salina. Courtesy photo

Barroom Shakespeare

More than a dozen actors will take to the bar to perform the Bard unrehearsed at 7:30 p.m. Sunday. The Anchor will host this approach to Shakespeare that harks back to the way his plays were originally performed. Actors will carry scrolls containing their lines and cue words – with no previous group rehearsals – to perform “Much Ado About Nothing.” The event is free; donations will be accepted. The bar and kitchen at 1109 E. Douglas will be open during the show. Seating is limited.

A Royal Enchanted Evening

The Wichita Grand Opera will take its show on the road to Salina on Friday for an evening of music from the world of opera at the Stiefel Theatre. Favorites from Offenbach, Puccini, Rossini, Verdi and other composers will be performed by the company’s singers and the Salina Symphony under the baton of maestro Ken Hakoda starting at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $35 and $25. For tickets and more information: 785-827-1998, www.stiefeltheatre.org, www.wichitagrandopera.org.

‘Robin Hood’ at the Crown

Local actors are performing “Robin Hood” as part of the Crown Summer Kids Theatre at 2:15 p.m. Friday and Saturday at the Crown Uptown Theatre. Doors at the theater at 3207 E. Douglas open at 1:30 p.m.; the show is at 2:15. Tickets are $10, which includes a snack and juice. For tickets and more information: crownuptown.com, 316-612-7696.

Annie Calovich

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