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LSUA TO PRESENT SHAKESPEARE´S TEMPEST

Released: 03/13/2000

<p> LSUA&acute;s Empty Space Players will conclude the 1999-2000 season with a performance of William Shakespeare&acute;s The Tempest March 23-25. All performances will be held on the campus lawn and will begin at sundown (approximately 7 p.m.). Performances are free and open to the public. </p><p> The cast of 26 players includes students from LSUA and Louisiana College as well as members of the community. </p><p> The Friday and Saturday performances will be accompanied by a campus-wide celebration of Renaissance called Shakespeare-on-the-Greene sponsored by the Chancellor&acute;s Arts and Humanities Committee. This event will begin at 4 p.m. each day and continue until the evening performance. The afternoon will include various activities including jugglers, a bagpipe corp, jousting and combat techniques, games and food. The Family Playhouse will present Act V of A Midsummer Night&acute;s Dream at 5 p.m. each day. An opening reception for Valerie Moylan&acute;s exhibit "The City and the Garden" will be held on Saturday at 6 p.m. at in the University Gallery. </p><p> As chairman of the Chancellor&acute;s Arts and Humanities Committee, LSUA art professor Roy deVille is serving as coordinator for the event. Richard Gwartney, director of theatre and forensics, is the director for the production. Anyone interested in participating in the celebration or attending the performance can contact deVille at 473-6449 or Gwartney at 473-6467 for more information. </p>