Join us for a lovely afternoon of picnicking and evening of theater under the stars.
When: Sunday, August 3, 2014
Where: Ewing Manor, Emerson & Towanda, Bloomington, IL
Times: Grounds open at 5 PM
Picnic dinner served 5 - 6:30 PM
ISF special performance on the lawn 6:30 PM
Theater doors open at 7 PM, with reserved seating for all ticket holders
Much Ado About Nothing begins at 7:30 PM
What to Bring: Lawn chairs or picnic blanket
Rain/Heat Policy: In the case of rain or excessive heat, the performance will be held in ISU's Center for Performing Arts Theater. The decision to relocate our performance will be made no later than 2:00pm by the Illinois Shakespeare Festival management. Check back here prior to heading to Ewing Manor for the latest update on event location.
The Illinois Shakespeare Festival has a national reputation for excellence and innovation. Enjoy a picnic dinner from Destihl under the tall trees of Ewing Manor's front lawn. Your picnic includes a special pre-show performance written expressly for GLT Night and featuring the Festival's touring company of actors. Wrap up your meal with a luscious cup of ice cream from Carl's Ice Cream.
Your ticket includes the whole package with reserved seats in the outdoor theater. Feel free to bring a bottle of your favorite wine or toss a couple of beers into the cooler. Bring picnic blankets, lawn chairs, a bunch of your best buddies, and make an evening of it. Dress for the weather and be comfortable!
When you order your tickets, you'll be asked to choose a meat or veggie meal. Choices are:
Roasted Turkey and Tomato sandwich
sliced turkey, baby swiss cheese, roma tomatoes, roasted red pepper spread, ciabatta bread
Roasted Portabella sandwich-Veggie Option
roasted portabella mushrooms, arugula, grilled red onion, roasted red peppers, basil mayo, ciabatta bread
Both options will include house-made ancho chips, a side dish, and chocolate mousse with chocolate shavings.
(Please note: we cannot guarantee a meal for ticket orders placed after Wednesday, July 30th. Contact the ISF box office at 309-438-2535 for ticket availability.)
If you need special accommodation to fully participate in this event or have special dietary needs, please contact Linda Healy at (309) 438-5083. Please allow sufficient time to arrange the accommodation.
Thank you also to the Snyder Companies for their sponsorship of the entire 2014 ISF Season.
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