(August 2007)

See also Shreveport Times Feature "MLP updates Romeo and Juliet, The Taming of the Shrew

Theater to Present Two Shakespeare Favorites Beginning Aug. 16; Box Office Open Weekdays from Noon to 4 p.m.

SHREVEPORT, LA — Centenary College's Marjorie Lyons Playhouse has announced its summer performance schedule featuring two Shakespearean favorites, Romeo and Juliet and Taming of the Shrew.

Romeo and Juliet runs Aug. 16, 18, 24, 26 and 30 and Sept. 1, with all beginning at 8 p.m. except for the Aug. 26 performance, which is a 2 p.m. matinee. Taming of the Shrew will be presented Aug. 17, 19, 23, 25 and 31, all at 8 p.m. except the Aug. 19 performance, which will be held at 2 p.m.

Costs for tickets for all performances are: adults, $15; senior citizens/military, $12; and students, $10. The box office opens Wednesday, Aug. 9. Tickets may be purchased daily between noon and 4 p.m. Reservations can be made by calling 318-869-5242 or by purchasing tickets in advance at the Playhouse.