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Shakespeare This Summer in the Lajos Balogh Performance Shell

For Release: May 31, 2012

Shakespeare returns to Summer on the Green at Marylhurst University with three outdoor shows in the Lajos Balogh Performance Shell. The series, in its third year, includes a free play once a month this summer guaranteed to entertain audiences with drama, tragedy and lively merrymaking. "Hamlet" and "Twelfth Night" will be performed by Shakespeare in the Parks program of the Portland Actors Ensemble. "As You Like It" will be performed by the Original Practice Shakespeare Festival in the manner Shakespeare's own actors did at Globe Theater.

Patrons are encouraged to bring blankets, lawn chairs and picnic baskets. Food and beverages will also be available for purchase.


Friday, June 22 at 6:30 p.m. -- Hamlet

Friday, July 20 at 6:30 p.m. -- As You Like it

Friday, August 10 at 6:30 p.m. -- Twelfth Night


Marylhurst University
Lajos Balogh Performance Shell


Free admission and parking



About Marylhurst University

Marylhurst University, a private liberal arts university 10 miles south of Portland, Ore., on Highway 43, is regionally accredited and nationally recognized for innovation and academic excellence in serving adult learners. Founded in 1893, Oregon's oldest Catholic university serves more than 1,900 multigenerational students of all faiths and backgrounds. Marylhurst offers 50 undergraduate and graduate degrees and professional certificate programs on campus and online, all of which integrate the liberal arts with professional studies and prepare graduates to be ethical leaders who think critically and creatively.

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