[Photo provided by Liz Lauren]
[Fans of the bard enjoy a production by Chicago Shakespeare in the Parks, which is headed to RiverEdge Park in the Fox Valley.]
Sugar Grove resident Judy Swanson said she plays the disapproving priest and one of the traveling actors who put on the play within a play designed to reveal Claudius' treachery. Among her fellow players in that production are Zach Falvo and Desert McGarr, both of Batavia.
If you go
WHAT: Albright Community Theatre stages "Hamlet"
WHEN: 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 2:30 p.m. Sunday, June 21 to 23 and 28 to 30
WHERE: ACT stage, third floor of Batavia Government Center, 100 N. Island Ave., Batavia
COST: $20 for adults, $15 for students and senior citizens
INFO: Tickets available at albrighttheatre.com or call 630-406-8838; details at firstname.lastname@example.org
Fans of the bard also can check out the following productions scheduled later this summer in the area.
New Place Theatre will stage "Macbeth" at 7:30 p.m. July 2 and each Tuesday in July in the outdoor courtyard at Two Brothers Roundhouse on Route 25 in downtown Aurora. Tickets cost $10 for adults and seniors, and $5 for students. Doors open at 6 p.m. for dinner and drinks service. Running time is about 90 minutes with a 15-minute intermission. For tickets, visit newplace.ticketleap.com/macbeth or newplacetheatre.com for details.