The Atlanta Shakespeare Company at The New American Shakespeare Tavern presents Geoffrey Chaucer's The Canterbury Tales, adapted and directed by John Stephens, May 4-27, 2012. Tickets are $12 General Admission. Preview is Thursday, May 3.
Come see a medieval romp through boisterous and bawdy olde England. Drawing on the Celtic British influences of Geoffrey Chaucer's writing, this adaptation reintroduces the tales in forms ranging from classical to spaghetti Western.
Cast and crew members will stay behind for a question and answer session, Sunday, May 13, after the curtain. The Players: Veronika Duerr*, Nicholas Faircloth, Matt Felten, Rivka Levin*, Matt Nitchie, Drew Reeves*, Mary Russell, Rachel Frawley
The show runs Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 PM, Sundays at 6:30 PM and at 10 AM most Tuesday and Wednesdays.
Seating areas: Main Floor Seats, Box Seats (on floor) and Balcony Seats
Thursday Ticket Prices: Main: $24; Box: $20; Balcony: $15
Friday: Main: $32; Box: $26; Balcony: $22
Saturday: Main: $36; Box: $30; Balcony: $24
Sunday: Main: $28; Box: $22; Balcony: $15
For information or to purchase tickets online for most performances, visit www.shakespearetavern.com
The New American Shakespeare Tavern is located at 499 Peachtree Street, NE, just four blocks south of The Fox Theater and directly across the street from Emory University Hospital Midtown.
Food and Beverage Service: The Tavern opens one hour and fifteen minutes before the performance for food and beverage service. Chef for a Night provides a British-pub-style menu for dinner. The Tavern has a beer, wine, coffee, tea, and soft drink bar that serves Bass and Guinness on tap.
Seating and Box Office: Seating is done on a "first come, first served" basis within each designated section. Table seating is limited however all seats can accommodate food and beverages. For reservations or more information, call or email The Tavern Box Office at 404.874.5299 or email@example.com or order tickets on-line at www.shakespearetavern.com.
Photo credit: Matt Felton