Jun 8-Aug 12, 2018

Love's Labour's Lost

Love's Labour's Lost

Love's Labour's Lost

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"For where is any author in the world teaches such beauty as a woman's eye?"

Start your summer with a frothy, funny celebration of love and learning. In the bucolic Kingdom of Navarre, four attractive young men make a pact to swear off romance and focus on academia … just minutes before the four loves of their lives wander by. Shakespeare’s side-splitting comedy about the struggle to balance heart and head is the perfect ode to Colorado Shakespeare Festival's academic surroundings.

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News and Reviews

CSF sets this timeless comedy at the turn of the 20th century, when self-improvement, outdoor activities and continuing education were all the rage.

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"Love's Labour's Lost," here set during the health craze of the early 1900s, revels in romance and light-hearted comedy.

A.H. Goldstein, Daily Camera

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"This play does a great job addressing that tumultuous time in people's lives and asking questions people start to ask themselves around that age: What's the line between love and infatuation? When do I need to take responsibility for myself? How will I contribute to the world?"

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Performance Extras

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Classics 101 Jun 4-Jul 9, 2018

Classics 101

Learn all about the plays in Colorado Shakespeare…

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Picnicking Jun 8-Aug 12, 2018

Picnicking

75 minutes before showtime, our grounds come alive…

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Green Shows Jun 8-Aug 12, 2018

Green Shows

Enjoy some pre-show entertainment in the Shakespeare Garden…

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Shakespeare Garden Tours Jun 8-Aug 12, 2018

Shakespeare Garden Tours

The Colorado Shakespeare Gardens (CSG) invites all who…

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Shakespeare Gift Cart Jun 8-Aug 12, 2018

Shakespeare Gift Cart

Bring home a lasting memory of your visit…

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Outdoor Preshow Talks Jun 8-Aug 12, 2018

Outdoor Preshow Talks

Before most performances, CSF offers a free preshow…

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Outdoor Cast Talkbacks Jun 8-Aug 12, 2018

Outdoor Cast Talkbacks

Following most performances, remain in the theatre and…

Director

Director

Brendon Fox**

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Cast

Marco Robinson

King Ferdinand of Navarre

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Desirée Mee Jung*

Princess of France

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Seth Dhonau*

Berowne

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Scott Coopwood*

Boyet

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Rafael Untalan*

Don Adriano de Armado

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Matthew Schneck*

Holofernes

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Michael Bouchard

Costard

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Grant Bowman

Anthony Dull

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Anthony Adu

Moth

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Brynn Tucker

Rosaline

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AJ Voliton

Longaville

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Benaiah Anderson

Forrester/Mercade

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Aziza Gharib

Maria

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Amber Scales

Katherine

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Casey Andree

Sir Nathaniel

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Anastasia Davidson

Jaquenetta

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David Derringer

Dumaine

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Artistic Team

Casting Director

Sylvia Gregory

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Scenic Designer

Stephen C. Jones^

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Dramaturg

Kathryn Moncrief

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Lighting Designer

Shannon McKinney^

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Stage Manager

Stacy Renee Norwood*

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Choreographer

Erika Randall

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Assistant Sound Designer

Bailey Trierweiler

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