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Marylhurst Hosts "Summer on the Green"

Shakespeare and Musical Performances Highlight Outdoor Theater Offerings

Portland "Mistress of Soul" LaRhonda Steele will open the second season of Marylhurst University's "Summer on the Green" event series, which features six music and theater performances in a beautiful outdoor campus setting during July and August.

The Lajos Balogh Performance Shell, constructed in 2012, will host three Shakespeare plays and three diverse groups of musicians in summer afternoon and evening performances. All performances are free and open to the public, and there is no charge for parking on the Marylhurst campus. Bring a picnic and enjoy theater and music under the sun and stars.

The complete 2013 "Summer on the Green" lineup:

Friday, July 12
7 p.m.
LaRhonda Steele & Company

Saturday, July 20
6 p.m.
Portland Actors' Ensemble performs Shakespeare's "Merchant of Venice"

Saturday, July 27
7 p.m.
"An Evening with Aaron Meyer," Portland rock violinist

Saturday, August 3
6 pm
Portland Actors' Ensemble performs "Cymbeline"

Saturday, August 17
2 p.m.
Original Practice Shakespeare Festival performs "Comedy of Errors"

Sunday, August 25
6 p.m.
Marylhurst Youth Symphony, under the direction of Maestro Lajos Balogh

For more information about the Marylhurst University "Summer on the Green" series, visit

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 1,600 multigenerational students of all faiths and backgrounds. Marylhurst offers more than 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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