Audiences in Royal Oak experienced William Shakespeare’s heroic king lead the charge against the invading foe when Water Works Theatre Company presents Henry V. The drama was performed on the greatest stage of all — the great outdoors, in the open air, this weekend at Starr Jaycee Park in Royal Oak.
Water Works Theatre also presented Shakespeare’s comedy, “A Midsummer Night’s Dream.” The production is a fun hour for the whole family, directed by Barton Bund and starring five actors who play all the roles. Performances are Saturday and Sunday at 1 p.m. Tickets are $6.
Audiences also enjoyed “Summer Sonnets” by Water Works Theatre, a magical hour in the park with the Bard’s legendary poetry set to a modern tale by playwright Audra Lord and directed by JM Ethridge. These performances were free and open to all.
Starr Jaycee Park is on 13 Mile Road between Main and Crooks, two miles east of Woodward Avenue in Royal Oak, Michigan (click here for map/directions). Our theater is just a short walk from the free parking areas in Starr Jaycee Park. Free parking is also available at the Royal Oak Board of Education lot north of 13 Mile Road, just off Marais.