Much Ado About Nothing opens July 15!

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You’ll have six chances to join us for Much Ado About Nothing, starting Friday July 15, and tickets for all shows are still available on Eventbrite! Until then, enjoy this sneak preview captured by Steve Noll.

The Merry War of Courtship

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“Much Ado About Nothing features the most obviously modern of Shakespeare’s courting couples, Beatrice and Benedick. They are the direct ancestors of the ‘rom-com’ couple – the staple of Hollywood comedies since (at least) the 1930s heyday of Fred Astaire and … Continued

Faves, straight from the Directrix

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“Beatrice is ultimately my favorite character because she kicks ass, and you can cut that out if you like.” Much Ado About Nothing director Amber De Petro talks about what makes the play special to her, and what’s going to … Continued

Much Ado behind-the-scenes!

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SNoll Photography visited us on a beautiful warm rehearsal evening for a backstage look. Here’s some of the great images of the play in development. Join us for the finished product July 15 when Much Ado About Nothing, full-cast and … Continued

Much Ado For Much Ado

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Celebrate Madison Shakespeare Company’s 10th anniversary with our capstone production: a full-cast presentation of Much Ado About Nothing at Madison Country Day School Amphitheater! Tickets are available now through Eventbrite. Directed by Amber De Petro, this full-length comedy offers Shakespeare’s … Continued

Lovers In June Weather Update

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Lovers In June opens (and closes!) this weekend, so we thought you should know: The Saturday performance will be held rain-or-shine in the Tyranena outdoor beer garden. The Sunday performance at Paoli Schoolhouse Bistro will move indoors to the restaurant … Continued

Lovers In June, this weekend only!

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ICYM romance and rhyme, MSC returns to the great outdoors to kick off the summer Shakespeare season with Lovers In June, a special presentation at two of our favorite venues. Love scenes, surprising sonnets, and unforgettable moments coming your way … Continued

“What you have just seen was impossible.”

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As we wrap up our first Shakespeare In the Park event in celebration of our 10th anniversary and commemoration of the 406th anniversary of Shakespeare’s death, another story comes to mind: Ten years ago, at a dance recital for her … Continued

Shakespeare in the Park, April 23

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Come play outdoors with Madison Shakespeare Company in an all-day festival of readings and performances. Celebrate MSC’s 10th anniversary and the anniversary of our playwright’s death on Saturday April 23 at the Rennebohm Park Shelter in Madison, 115 N Eau … Continued