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Much Ado About Nothing in The Rose Garden

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Shakespeare's raucous romantic comedy in the garden
Image: Burke Photography

After a sold-out season of The Comedy of Errors in March, Melbourne Shakespeare Company will take you on a whirlwind adventure of love, longing and laughter in Shakespeare's original 'rom-com', Much Ado About Nothing this December.

Set in the stunning Rose Garden at The St. Kilda Botanical Gardens and running for a limited season of just three weekends, Much Ado About Nothing is Melbourne Shakespeare Company's biggest production yet! Don't miss it!

Image: Burke Photography

For the starry-eyed young couple Claudio and Hero, love is in the air. That's if they can take their eyes off each other long enough to avoid being deceived by dastardly Don John.

For the bantering and bickering Beatrice and Benedick, love is a battlefield. Once bitten and twice shy, the sharp-witted pair are locked in a verbal fencing match. Is there anything their friends can do to open their eyes to their true feelings for each other?

Image: Burke Photography

This raucous romantic comedy is the timeless tale of two pairs of very different lovers, the people who want them to be together, and the people who try to rip them apart. And while Shakespeare fans may know this famous story, Melbourne Shakespeare Company has added epic song battles and dance extravaganzas which are sure to leave you wanting more!


See Shakespeare like it should be in this hilarious new production by Melbourne's funniest Shakespeare company.

Don't miss Much Ado About Nothing at The Rose Garden, St Kilda Botanical Gardens from 2 to 17 December 2017. Tickets are now on sale and selling fast.

To make a booking, please click here and select your desired performance date and time.

For more information on this special season of Much Ado About Nothing, please visit the official Melbourne Shakespeare Company website, Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.


Reviews of Melbourne Shakespeare Company's work:
"This is Dreamworks Animation, done right and at its peak. And this is Melbourne Shakespeare Company creating something that is uniquely its own" - Shakespeare Oz

"We couldn't believe our eyes"- The Plus Ones

"I laughed so much I cried and am still laughing thinking about it now" - Theatre Press

"Never a dull moment, every beat of the performance was a fantastic tribute to Shakespeare" - Australian Stage

"Flamboyant performances, beautifully choreographed movement and perfectly executed slapstick" - Stage Whispers

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When: 2, 3, 9, 10, 16, 17 December 2017 / 2pm & 7pm
Where: The Rose Garden, St. Kilda Botanical Gardens
Cost: $30 adult, $25 con, $20 child
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