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    Love's Labour's Lost

    Presented by at The Long Center for the Performing Arts

    October 1, 2010


    Love's Labour's Lost

    Austin, TX: The Long Center and Austin Shakespeare join together to expand the Long Center Cinema series. This new partnership and the existing relationship with Emerging Cinema will bring William Shakespeare classics from the Globe theatre, London, starting with the high definition screening of LOVE’S LABOUR’S LOST on Friday, October 1 at 7:30pm. Tickets are on sale now.

    In LOVE’S LABOUR’S LOST, The King of Navarre and his courtiers have forsworn every kind of pleasure. But a visit from the Princess of France and her lovely entourage soon has this all-male ‘academe’ tearing up its own rulebook. Shakespeare’s celebration of the claims of young love is a festive parade of every weapon in the youthful playwright’s comic arsenal – from excruciating cross-purposes to silly impersonations, drunkenness, bust-ups and pratfalls. It’s also his most joyful banquet of language, groaning with puns, rhymes, bizarre syntax, grotesque coinages and parody. This production employs Renaissance staging and costume. 

    “Sends its audience out in a mood of high exultation” –Observer

    “As dewy as a morning in May…this production lands every joke” --The New York Times


    “With a delightful design and jaunty music it has abundant charm… Entirely enchanting” -- The Times


    This five-act comedy will screen in high-definition Friday, October 1 at 7:30pm in the Long Center’s Dell Hall on the giant movie screen.

    The Long Center for the Performing Arts

    701 West Riverside Drive
    Austin, TX 78704

    Full map and directions

    Admission Info:

    General - $15, Students - $10

    General Day and Time Info:


    Phone: 512-474-LONG


    Parking is available in the Palmer Events Center Parking Garage located between Riverside Drive, South First Street and Barton Springs Road just south of Lady Bird Lake in downtown Austin (cost: $7.00 per car, fee paid at booths upon entering garage).



    Accessibility Information: Currently, no accessibility information is available for this event.

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