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Monday, August 7, 2017

Fwd: Shakespeare In Riverwood Park

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Monday August 7, 2017
Theatre and Nature Meet at Riverwood
Driftwood Presents Shakespeare's Othello on August 12  

MISSISSAUGA, ONVisual Arts Mississauga (VAM) and The Riverwood Conservancy are pleased to host a free performance of Othello by Driftwood Theatre.  


What: Driftwood Theatre presents Othello

For its 23rd annual Bard's Bus Tour, Driftwood Theatre presents an updated performance of Othello. William Shakespeare's blistering tale of race, jealousy and revenge is set against the backdrop of Canadian history, when in 1974 Canadian soldiers are caught in a life or death struggle on the small island of Cyprus.  


When:Saturday, August 12, 2017

Performance begins at 7:30 p.m.  


Where: Riverwood (just outside of the VAM building) 4170 Riverwood Park Lane [Map]   Attendees are encouraged to bring their own lawn chair or blanket. The performance of Othello is accompanied by a special audio installation, The Cyprus Project, beginning at 6:30 p.m.


For more information, visit driftwoodtheatre.com.   


About Visual Arts Mississauga at Riverwood:  This year VAM proudly celebrates its 40th Anniversary. Founded in 1977, VAM is one of Mississauga's key creative centres which concentrates its efforts on three pillars of influence: Art Education, Art Exhibition and Community Outreach. VAM strives to enrich community life by fostering an appreciation of the arts through active involvement in a variety of creative experiences. Please visit visualartsmississauga.com for more details.


About The Riverwood Conservancy:  The Riverwood Conservancy is a volunteer-based not-for-profit that provides programming in conservation, gardening, environmental education and volunteerism to the Mississauga community. The Riverwood Conservancy is located in Riverwood, a natural green space in the heart of the city [map] and is open 7 a.m. to 11 p.m. daily with free parking and admission. For more information about environmental education programs, events and how to make a donation, visit: TheRiverwoodConservancy.org.  


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MEDIA CONTACT:
Heather Zadkovich, Community Engagement, Visual Arts Mississauga
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