Register Now for Our “Clowning with Shakespeare” Workshop!

April 19th, 2014
11am – 2pm, 7pm performance
Oliver Art Center
132 Coast Guard Rd. Frankfort, MI

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Join us this summer for Richard III and Twelfth Night!

We have just announced our exciting 11th Season lineup of Richard III and Twelfth Night.


“Now is the winter of our discontent, made glorious summer by this son of York…”

RICHARD III, one of Shakespeare’s favorite villains and bloodiest* histories will be performed July 17, 19, 22 & 24, with preview performance on July 15. Richard III will be directed by LST ensemble member Scott Cummins (director of LST’s Hamlet, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Comedy of Errors) and will feature LST ensemble member Jeff Christian in the title role. *as with all LST performances Richard III will be appropriate for all ages, but, like most of Shakespeare’s history plays, characters do die in the course of the play.


“If music be the food of love, play on, give me excess of it; that surfeiting, the appetite may sicken, and so die…”

TWELFTH NIGHT, Shakespeare’s zany comedy of shipwrecks, disguises, love, laughter, and yellow stockings will be performed July 18, 20, 23 & 25, with a preview performance on July 16. Twelfth Night will be directed by LST ensemble Matt Kahler and will feature LST Founding Artistic Director Elizabeth Laidlaw as Olivia.

All performances will be at Tank Hill in Frankfort, MI, at 7pm. As always our performances are FREE and for all ages.


  • Our next workshop will be on April 19th. Stay tuned for more information.
  • Our big benefit will be on May 24th. Save the date now for what promises to be a wonderful party!

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Thank you

Lakeside Shakespeare Theatre is sponsored in part by grants from The Robert and Patricia Colby Foundation and The Seabury Foundation.

Very special thanks to David Moehle, Amy Daniels Moehle, Jessie Voigts, Joel Buzzell, Josh Mills, Jim Grabowski, and Jan and Bill Buck and LaRue House B&B of Elberta, Michigan and the City of Frankfort.

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