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NapaShakes presents The world-premiere cinema screening from London’s Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre of William Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dreamdirected by Emma Rice
– plus- Bollywood Disco Celebration with Dinner, Drinks & Disco 
at the Cameo Cinema & Caldwell-Snyder Gallery in St. Helena
July 28, 2018 at 5 pm

On July 28, 2018 NapaShakes invites audiences to “Rock the Ground” when it presents the world-premiere cinema screening of Emma Rice’s crowd-pleasing production from London’s Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre of A Midsummer Night’s Dream. The screening will be followed by a Bollywood Disco Celebrationto benefit NapaShakes. Tickets are $65, including the screening and celebration. The screening runs 2 hours and 52 minutes, including a 15-minute interval. The evening is most appropriate for age 21 and older.

The screening starts at The Cameo Cinema on July 28, 2018 at 5 pm, followed by an unabashedly theatrical celebration including Dinner, Drinks and Disco, plus someDreamy performance art, at the Caldwell-Snyder Gallery in St. Helena. Capacity is strictly limited and the event is one-night only; guests are encouraged to wear their Bollywood or Disco finest. This Midsummer Night’s Dreamwas captured live on stage and screened online by the BBC; this represents the first time it has been screened in a cinema anywhere in the world.

Former Globe Artistic Director Emma Rice’s Bollywood-inspired production is a wild mash-up of theatre, comedy and music which sold-out every performance at London’s Globe Theatre, and which shocked Shakespeare traditionalists by adding amplified music (including an electric sitar) as well as artificial lighting: a “Rock the Ground” neon sign (plus a disco ball) to the Globe’s formerly staid stage.In addition to Indian influences, the production includes a touch of David Bowie, George Formby and some original songs, and a wildly uninhibited performance by the international cabaret star Meow Meow as Tatiana. Determinedly un-traditional in her approach, the director cleverly replaces the female character Helena with a male character: Helenus, in this crowd-pleasing gender and genre-bending production aimed at making Shakespeare approachable, relatable, and – above all – raucous good fun.

The screening and celebration mark the latest chapter in the partnership between the Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre of London, and NapaShakes, a Napa Valley based nonprofit, which has presented the Globe Theatre live in performance twice on stage, as well as multiple sold-out seasons of Globe on Screenat the Cameo Cinema. Proceeds from the evening will benefit NapaShakes arts and education program and the return of a new season of Globe on Screen presented by NapaShakes at the Cameo. The Globe is expected to return live in 2019.

Shakespeare’s Globe Theatreis one of the world’s most revered and resourceful theatre companies, with its iconic open-air London theatre rebuilt nearby the site of Shakespeare’s original playhouse. Its touring company brings inventive, musically-charged productions to sold-out audiences at festivals and leading venues throughout the world. The Globe on Screeninitiative is bringing Shakespeare captured live onstage in London in digital HD to cinemas worldwide. Learn more at www.ShakespearesGlobe.com.

The Cameo Cinema is located at 1340 Main Street in St. Helena. A state-of-the-art intimate jewel, the Cameo is one of the oldest independent single-screen movie theaters in the country. The Caldwell-Snyder Galleryis a leading contemporary art gallery representing many of the most significant international painters and sculptors of the 21st century, and is located at 1328 Main Street in St. Helena, a few doors down from the Cameo Cinema.
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The next season of Shakespeare’s Globe on Screen at the Cameo Cinema
DATES TO BE ANNOUNCED SOON!
Visit our dedicated SHAKESPEARE ON SCREEN page for more information
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Prior Seasons of Screenings
& Sensational Live Performances

Prior Seasons of Shakespeare’s Globe on Screen at the Cameo Cinema:
April 23: Merchant of Venice
June 11: Measure for Measure
August 20: Richard II
Visit our dedicated SHAKESPEARE ON SCREEN page for photos and information about each of these three extraordinary productions!


Prior LIVE PERFORMANCES! 

MEASURE + DIDO
World Premiere performance of Derek Jacobi and Folger Consort
Live at the Napa Valley Performing Arts Center at Lincoln Theater

Saturday September 24
Encore Performance at Weill Hall, Green Music Center, Sonoma State University
Sunday September 25
Washington, DC’s Kennedy Center, October 1

Be Sure to Visit our Dedicated Live Performance Page to learn more about the production!

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NapaShakes and the Folger Shakespeare Library present

Derek Jacobi and Folger Consort

in “Measure + Dido”

“Take oh take those lips away, that so sweetly were forsworn.”
(Measure for Measure, 4.1)

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Renowned actor Derek Jacobi stars with actor/director Richard Clifford and the acclaimed early musicians of Washington, DC’s Folger Consort in a World Premiere event celebrating the 400th Anniversary of William Shakespeare’s legacy. Presented by NapaShakes and the Folger Shakespeare Library, this extraordinary production combines dramatic readings of Shakespeare’s Measure for Measure with excerpts from Henry Purcell’s chamber opera Dido and Aeneas to create a perfect depiction of the ecstasy and excesses of love. With a cast of 27 including Peter Becker (baritone), Molly Quinn (soprano), and Emily Noël (soprano), don’t miss the first performances of this historic pairing of two monumental works, starring one of the world’s most respected and beloved actors, before it moves to the Kennedy Center.

VIP package on September 24 includes complimentary valet parking, private pre show champagne reception, preferred theater seating and post show “World Premiere Celebration” with the cast including Derek Jacobi, Richard Clifford and Folger Consort musicians. *VIP Ticketholders: Schramsberg Sparkling Reception at 6, show at 7, World Premiere Celebration approx. 9-10:30 pm
Live on Stage at the Napa Valley Performing Arts Center at Lincoln Theater

Saturday September 24 at 7 pm
Encore Performance at Weill Hall, Green Music Center, Sonoma State University
Sunday September 25 at 7 pm

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Individual Tickets Still Available to Shakespeare on Screen

at the Cameo Cinema: on sale ONE WEEK before showtime

Visit our dedicated Shakespeare on Screen page to see what’s up next!

 

Thanks for selling out our season passes to NapaShakes presents Shakespeare on Screen at St. Helena’s historic Cameo Cinema
Availability extremely limited!
Tickets are $20 per screening at www.cameocinema.com

Watch the Trailer for the Exciting New Season of Globe on Screen!

Watch the Trailer for the Exciting Premiere Season of Kenneth Branagh at The Garrick!

All performances have been captured in High Definition and will be broadcast in their entirety in digital cinema quality, with full 5.1 surround sound, taking full advantage of the Cameo Cinema’s state-of-the-art projection and Dolby Atmos sound.

Made Possible through the generous support of Alexis Deutsch-Adler & Robert Adler,
the NapaShakes Band of Funders, and the Friends of the Cameo Cinema

 

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Just Finished: Cymbeline Live at the Napa Valley Opera House
Celebrate the 400th Anniversary of Shakespeare
April 22, 2016 at 7:30 pm, April 23 at 2 and 7:30 pm

New York’s Acclaimed
Fiasco Theater Live!

in “Cymbeline”

New York’s acclaimed FIASCO THEATER COMPANY in
William Shakespeare’s Cymbeline
LIVE on stage at the Napa Valley Opera House
Visit our dedicated Live Performance Page to learn more
or Buy Tickets Now! 
Find Opera House details, parking and seat map HERE
Need help buying tickets to the show or cast party? Email info@napashakes.org
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NapaShakes celebrates Shakespeare’s 400th Anniversary with New York’s acclaimed Fiasco Theater in CYMBELINE

A trunk becomes a ship. A sheet becomes a sail. Poisoning, beheading, cross-dressing, and betrayal become fresh and frisky thanks to New York’s acclaimed Fiasco Theater’s inventive production of William Shakespeare’s epic comedic romance Cymbeline.

Set in Ancient Britain during the Roman invasion, Cymbeline tells of a beautiful princess separated from her beloved, the cruel stepmother who tries to foil her, a credulous husband duped by an adversary, and an exiled nobleman who kidnaps a king’s sons. A young ensemble of six versatile actors resolves the twisted fates of 14 characters at lightning-speed, with live music from a cappella to bluegrass.

A sold-out smash in New York, don’t miss this exclusive West Coast engagement of what The New York Times’ Ben Brantley called “The most truly enchanting Cymbeline I’ve seen.”

NapaShakes presents Fiasco Theater in William Shakespeare’s CYMBELINE
April 22 at 7:30 PM; APRIL 23 at 2 PM and 7:30 PM; Cast Party at 10 PM after the final performance*
Napa Valley Opera House, 1030 Main Street, Napa
All Seats $65; Kids age 16 and under $45
(suitable for most ages; mild stage violence and brief nudity. 2.5 hours w/intermission)
Doors Open One Hour Before Showtime – Come Enjoy A Glass of Wine

*CAST PARTY TICKETS STILL AVAILABLE! 
Celebrate the end of the run, and drink a toast to the April 23 birthday of William Shakespeare (and the 400th anniversary of his death) with the cast and crew of the Fiasco Theater and NapaShakes. Enjoy wine and small bites. Only $25 to benefit NapaShakes! (please note: the Cast Party is a separate event on the ticketing site – so be sure to add it to your cart after you select your tickets)

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Part of NapaShakes’ Shakespeare400 Celebration Weekend

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Past Screeing: Twelfth Night on Screen

A Special Encore Screening of
“Twelfth Night”

April 24, 2016 at 2 pm: Special Encore Showing of “Twelfth Night”
starring Mark Rylance and Stephen Fry, at the Cameo Cinema in St. Helena
Visit our dedicated Shakespeare on Screen page, or BUY TICKETS NOW! 

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Part of NapaShakes’ Shakespeare400 Celebration Weekend


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Join NapaShakes in our celebration of Shakespeare400!
William Shakespeare ~ Born April 23, 1564 ~ Died April 23 1616
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 Twelfth Night on Screen – 4/24

Cymbeline LIVE at the Opera House 4/22-23

On Sale Now: Shakespeare on Screen at the Cameo Cinema
The exciting 2016/2017 season of Shakespeare on Screen Season Passes are sold out; individual tickets on sale one week before showtime. Visit our dedicated Shakespeare on Screen page to learn more!

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