Shakespeare’s Garden of Verse

VMGraphicA special benefit performance by Naked Shakespeare at the Victoria Mansion

Friday, August 18th from 5:30 to 7:30pm

Enchanting excerpts from some of Shakespeare’s most beloved floral feasts of verse performed in the rooms of one of Portland’s greatest architectural treasures. Audience members are free to move about the rooms as they choose, selecting which rooms they would like to visit and the order they would like to visit them in. Wine, beer and light fare are included!

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Six scenes, three sonnets and a wandering minstrel! The show features the following scenes and monologues:
• Oberon and Puck from Midsummer’s
• Malvolio from Twelfth Night
• Perdita and Florizel from Winter’s Tale
• Don Armado and Moth from Love’s Labor
• Friar Laurence from Romeo and Juliet
• Duke Senior and Jaques from AYLI


Be a part of Naked Shakespeare’s 2017/18 season!


Auditions for next year’s slate of First Friday shows will take place on Saturday, July 22 and Tuesday, July 25

Actors are asked to prepare 8 to 12 lines of text and participate in a 90-minute group audition that will include ensemble work

Auditions take place at Mechanics Hall, 519 Congress St. in downtown Portland at 10am on July 22 and 7pm on July 25

Click here to see a list of next year’s shows

Click here to sign up for an audition slot