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News at Brookhaven College

For release through March 12.

FARMERS BRANCH/DALLAS  •  It might be difficult to imagine the Royal Shakespeare Company commissioning a play that pokes such fun at its namesake, but "Shakespeare in Hollywood" does just that. Playwright Ken Ludwig's culture-clashing comedy will have its regional premiere at Brookhaven College's Arena Theater March 2-12.

Directed by Michael A. Robinson, "Shakespeare in Hollywood" brings together original characters Oberon and Puck from "A Midsummer Night's Dream," with 1930s Hollywood types making a big-screen version of the famous play. When Mickey Rooney is injured and the star cast as Oberon walks off the set, the two characters step into their "real-life" roles. Slapstick and silliness ensues and includes larger than life legends from the "Golden Age of moviemaking."

Shows are March 2-4 and 9-11 at 8 p.m., and March 4-5 and 11-12 at 2:30 p.m. in the Arena Theatre, Building C, Room C205. General admission is $8; student and senior adults are $6. Tickets are available at the School of the Arts Box Office at 972-860-4118. Box Office hours are Monday through Thursday from 1 to 5 p.m. and Friday from 1 to 3 p.m.

Theatre Brookhaven is a performance component of the School of the Arts. The Brookhaven College School of the Arts is funded in part by a grant from the city of Carrollton. For information about the School of the Arts, contact Rodger Bennett, executive dean, at 972-860-4730.




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