Love's Labour's Lost (OPS Fest)
Forgetting the French Princess is arriving soon, King Ferdinand and friends swear off women, The courtiers are smitten. Letters are sent and confused. Berowne reasons ways out of the oath. The French court departs, but will return in one year to marry the King and courtiers… if they prove worthy.
OPS Fest brings no-cost repertory Shakespeare to parks and venues all over the Portland Metro area. The company uses the original practice techniques of Elizabethan England: limited rehearsal, scrolls in hand, audience interaction, and an onstage prompter. “The Life of Henry the Fifth” and “Love’s Labours Lost” are the new plays on the roster this season, premiering June 28th and June 30th respectively. August 9th and 10th , the company travels to Nehalem Bay State Park to perform Shakespeare at the beach. To close out the season, OPS Fest continues the tradition of an All Gender/Identifying weekend, this year at Mt. Tabor. An all male-identifying/non-binary “Merry Wives of Windsor” will be performed on Aug 23rd and an all female-identifying/non-binary “Hamlet” on Aug 24th.
Event url: www.opsfest.org/
SW Main and SW Park Avenue
Portland, OR 97201