Commercial Production for Lake Tahoe Shakespeare Festival 2019 Season

Each year Tahoe Production House produces the Lake Tahoe Shakespeare Festival Commercials and films the shows for archival purposes. This year they featured two shows;

The Taming of the Shrew

The Taming of the Shrew

Shakespeare’s Uproarious Battle of the Sexes
By William Shakespeare
Directed by Sara Bruner

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The only thing that stands between Bianca and a bevy of eligible suitors is her quick-tempered, elder sister Katherina. That is until fortune-hunting Petruchio takes up the challenge to “tame” Kate and make her his wife. A madcap marriage and much mayhem ensues in a beguiling battle of wits and wills between the sexes which ultimately reveals an unlikely romance. Can love tame a shrewish heart and surprise an unbridled bachelor?

Million Dollar Quartet

Million Dollar Quartet

A Tony-Winning Rock ‘n’ Roll Tribute

Book by Colin Escott and Floyd Mutrux
Original Concept and Direction by Floyd Mutrux
Inspired by Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis and Carl Perkins
Directed by Hunter Foster

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On December 4, 1956, Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis, Carl Perkins and Elvis Presley fatefully found themselves together in a Memphis recording studio. The historic rock ‘n’ roll jam session that resulted was electrifying. Step back in time to experience this irresistible tale of broken promises, secrets and celebrations – which boasts powerhouse performances and an incredible score of rock ‘n’ roll, R&B and country hits, including “Blue Suede Shoes,” “Fever,” “Walk the Line,” “Great Balls of Fire,” “Folsom Prison Blues,” “Whole Lotta Shakin’ Goin’ On,” “Hound Dog” and more.

Each year the D.G. Menchetti Young Shakespeare Program presents an interactive, one-hour adaptation of an LTSF mainstage production that is created with the young audience member in mind at Sand Harbor State Park. We also share the production with other venues throughout the Reno/Sparks, Minden and Tahoe/Truckee region.

This FREE program (suggested donation $5 per adult; $1 per child) affords an amazing live theater experience for young audience members and their families while simultaneously providing opportunities for young and aspiring actors from regional middle and high schools to participate in the production as performers!

Since its inception, Young Shakespeare performances have connected over 60,000 children to the classics – thanks to generous support from LTSF Chair Emeritus, and Young Shakespeare namesake, Geno Menchetti.

ABOUT LAKE TAHOE SHAKESPEARE FESTIVAL: 

Mission Statement

Lake Tahoe Shakespeare Festival is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization established for the cultural benefit and enjoyment of all residents of and visitors to our region. We strive to plan, produce and advocate the finest cultural events at Lake Tahoe while educating future generations on the importance of including theater, music and art in their everyday lives.

Overview

The Lake Tahoe Shakespeare Festival at Sand Harbor remains a fun, casual evening on the beach, but under the stewardship of the Board of Directors and Festival management, it has also become one of the outstanding outdoor cultural events in the United States. In addition to producing professional productions of Shakespeare and other classics for nearly 25,000 patrons each summer, the Festival’s Monday Night and Summer Encore Showcases, featuring the best of the region’s arts and culture organizations, reaches an additional 5,000 audience members. LTSF’s educational outreach programs reach over 7,000 young people each year, through two free programs, the D. G. Menchetti Young Shakespeare Program, an interactive adaptation of a Shakespeare play for children performed at Sand Harbor and around the region during the summer, and InterACT, an in-school residency program which explores Shakespeare and the classics in schools throughout the region during the academic year.