Bard at Bell Works Outdoor Arts Festival

Featuring Excerpts From Shakespeare Classics, Bard-Inspired Ballets & Musicals


12:00pm: The Shakespeare Theater of NJ’s ‘Midsummer’ Play

The acclaimed Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey is one of the leading classic theatres in the nation, serving 100,000 adults and young people annually. With its acclaimed productions and numerous education and training programs, the company strives to illuminate the universal and lasting relevance of the classics for contemporary audiences. The Shakespeare Theater of New Jersey will present William Shakespeare's A Midsummer Nights Dream.

2:30pm: ‘Bard On Broadway’

Enjoy excerpts from Shakespeare plays such as Romeo and Juliet and Midsummer Night’s Dream, as well as excerpts from Shakespeare-inspired musicals West Side Story, Something Rotten, and Kiss Me Kate, performed by our professional dancers and pre-professional actors of the Axelrod Performing Arts Academy.

4:30pm: AXCBT’s ‘Midsummer Night’s Dream’ Ballet

The Axelrod Contemporary Ballet Theater's presents AXCBT Director Gabriel Chajnik's acclaimed ballet based on Shakespeare's A Midsummer Nights Dream. The production is delightfully whimsical and showcases young, energetic dancers as fun characters in the play. The performance will feature the professional dancers of AXCBT, talented trainees as well as Shakespearean actor, Patrick Poole

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