All the World’s a Stage: The Center for the Arts, Nevada Theatre and Stages at Northstar

IN THE EARLY ELIZABETHAN ERA, English acting troupes performed in inns, college halls and private homes. Then along came London’s Globe Theater in 1599, showcasing Shakespeare’s best-known plays. Theater became a popular pastime. Good performing arts have always been good for the economy. In September, we visited Ashland, Oregon, jokingly called the “town that Shakespeare […]

Shakespeare, art hikes, classical music at Tahoe this summer

SHAKESPEARE FESTIVAL, JULY 8-AUG. 27 Lake Tahoe Shakespeare Festival’s 45th anniversary season at Sand Harbor, Lake Tahoe, is headlined by productions of “Love’s Labour’s Lost,” Shakespeare’s labor of love and laughter, and “The Hound of the Baskervilles,” a hilarious Sherlock Holmes whodunit based on the novel by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. The productions are performed […]

Shakespeare, storytelling & serenades this summer

July 8-Aug.21 Lake Tahoe Shakespeare Festival Entertainment, food, family and friends converge under the stars this summer as the Lake Tahoe Shakespeare Festival launches its 2016 season. Showcasing live entertainment seven nights a week at Sand Harbor in Lake Tahoe Nevada State Park, Lake Tahoe Shakespeare Festival’s 44th year is headlined by productions of “The […]

Lake Tahoe Shakespeare Festival: Romeo & Juliet, The Fantasticks

THE LAKE TAHOE SHAKESPEARE FESTIVAL, a premiere summer event in the Tahoe region, is launching an expanded season under the stars from July 10-August 23 at Sand Harbor State Park. It will feature two main stage productions: Shakespeare’s romantic tragedy Romeo and Juliet, as well as the longest running musical, The Fantasticks. A multi-event Monday […]

Watch Shakespeare under the stars this summer

ENTERTAINMENT, FOOD, FAMILY and friends will converge under the stars on the scenic shore of Lake Tahoe this summer as Lake Tahoe‘s Shakespeare Festival launches its 42nd season. Featuring live entertainment seven nights a week from July 11-Aug. 24 at Sand Harbor State Park, the season is anchored by the Festival’s main-stage production of William […]

New video: Lake Tahoe Shakespeare Festival “As You Like It”

The Lake Tahoe Shakespeare Festival’s 2014 season commences July 11- August 24, 2014, at Sand Harbor State Park with an exhilarating production that features gorgeous costumes, stunning sets and one of the most talented professional acting companies in the West. “All the world’s a stage,” in Shakespeare’s As You Like It, a comedy that is […]