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Orlando Shakespeare Theater Presents Tony-Award Winning Actor Brian Bedford For One Night Only
"Brian Bedford's one-man show, 'The Lunatic, the Lover and the Poet, is both an actor's celebration of Shakespeare and an act of Shakespearean scholarship." - New York Times
In "The Lunatic, the Lover and the Poet", the internationally acclaimed classical actor creates a dramatic portrait of Shakespeare by combining the Bard's writing, the facts of his life and his own experience with Shakespeare’
"The Lunatic, the Lover and the Poet"
Written and Performed by Brian Bedford
Orlando Shakespeare Theater in the Margeson Theater
Lowndes Shakespeare Center, 812 East Rollins Street, Orlando, FL 32803
One Night Only! February 29, 2012 at 7PM
Ticket prices range from $35 – $100. Tickets are available by calling (407) 447-1700, online at http://www.orlandoshakes.org or in person at the Box Office located inside the Lowndes Shakespeare Center, 812 East Rollins Street in Orlando’s Loch Haven Cultural Park.
"The Lunatic, the Lover and the Poet" is made possible by the Edyth Bush Charitable Foundation. Orlando Shakespeare Theater in Partnership with UCF is supported by United Arts of Central Florida with funds from the United Arts campaign and by State of Florida, Department of State, Division of Cultural Affairs and the Florida Arts Council.
ABOUT BRIAN BEDFORD:
Internationally acclaimed actor Brian Bedford studied at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art, where his classmates include Peter O'Toole, Albert Finney and Alan Bates. At age 21, he played Hamlet for the Liverpool Repertory Company, followed by successful performances in London and Stratford-upon-
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Now celebrating its 23rd season, Orlando Shakespeare Theater in Partnership with UCF has grown into one of the region’s most acclaimed Equity theaters producing bold professional theater in Central Florida. Under the leadership of Artistic Director Jim Helsinger and Managing Director Shannon Lacek, Orlando Shakespeare Theater continues to achieve the highest standards, while preserving its artistic and cultural legacy. Through PlayFest! The Harriett Lake Festival of New Plays, Orlando Shakespeare Theater is nationally recognized for its contribution to the development of new plays. Orlando Shakes also provides innovative educational experiences through its youth education programming, serving over 25,000 young people, families, and schools annually.