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Shakespeare on the Lawn - Friday CANCELED DUE TO SEVERE WEATHER RISK

Friday, June 16 2017
7:30PM - 10:00PM

Shakespeare on the Lawn - Friday CANCELED DUE TO SEVERE WEATHER RISK
Salisbury House & Gardens
4025 Tonawanda Drive, Des Moines, IA 50312
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Salisbury House Foundation    515-274-1777
Event Details

Shakespeare on the Lawn presents


June 15-18

Salisbury House presents Taming of the Shrew, William Shakespeare’s hilarious battle of the sexes is an all-out comedic romp. The beautiful and gentle Bianca has no shortage of admirers, but her father insists that she will not marry until her shrewish sister, Kate, is betrothed. Kate meets her match when the haughty bachelor Petruchio takes her for his bride. Their verbal sparring and physical battles not only provide some of Shakespeare’s wittiest repartee but also beg the ultimate question of just who is taming who.

The play will be performed by the Repertory Theater of Iowa atop the English gardens and staged with the majestic backdrop of Salisbury House. Nightly performances will take place at 7:30 p.m. with gates opening at 6:30 p.m. for seating. Chairs are provided however bag chairs, blankets, and picnics are welcome in limited designated areas.


Chocolaterie Stam will be selling gelato and Hy-Vee-Valley West will be selling food, snacks, water, soda, beer and wine. Please note that we do not have an ATM on the grounds. 







 Harry Bookey and Pamela Bass-Bookey




Michael Jenkins and Amelia Lobo 

Ron and Carole Hallenbeck

Robert and Joy King


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