Shakespeare heads outside in Issaquah on Thursday

July 7, 2010

By Warren Kagarise

NEW — 10 a.m. July 7, 2010

Tragedy comes to the Issaquah Community Center lawn Thursday evening — a Shakespeare tragedy, that is.

The city Arts Commission and 4Culture — the King County cultural agency — have sponsored a pair of free “Shakespeare on the Green” performances at the community center, 301 Rainier Blvd. S. Learn more about the summer program here.

“Othello” opens the series opens at 7 p.m. Thursday. The tragedy chronicles the fallout after the title character, a general, bypasses the scheming Iago for a promotion.

“Much Ado About Nothing” plays July 29. The comedy tells the tale of the courtship between bickering Beatrice and Benedick.

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