|The Pigeon Creek Shakespeare Company
our 2014 Season!
John Ford's 'Tis Pity She's A Whore
(Produced as part of the Lake Effect Fringe Festival.)
A Midsummer Night's Dream
March and April 2014
June and July 2014
Two Gentlemen of Verona
August and September 2014
High School Residency:
Much Ado About Nothing
|February 21 and 22 at 8:00 p.m.
February 23 at 3:00 p.m.
Dog Story Theater, 7 Jefferson SE in Grand Rapids
Tickets are $12 for adults, $8 for students and
Tickets are available at www.dogstorytheater.com
As this year's entry in the second annual Lake Effect
Fringe Festival, The Pigeon Creek Shakespeare
Company will present John Ford's ‘Tis Pity She's a
Whore. This production gives audiences a rare
opportunity to see a play by Ford, a playwright
whose career coincided with Shakespeare's in early-
1600s London. Ford's play is a twisted parody of
Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet, in which Ford
transforms the famous star-crossed lovers into
brother and sister Giovanni and Annabella, whose
scandalous love affair rocks the city of Parma, Italy.
Darkly comedic moments and a cast of eccentric
characters inhabit this exciting production.
Pigeon Creek presents this production as part of its
“Bard on the Run” series, recreating early modern
rehearsal conditions with a short rehearsal period,
and a performance devised by the ensemble of
actors. “Bard on the Run” actors memorize their
parts before rehearsal begins, and then come
together for one week to create the performance that
the audience will see. The atmosphere is
spontaneous and exciting -- you never know what
This production contains adult subject matter and
extreme stage violence that may be inappropriate for
audience members 12 and under.