Shakespeare's Sonnets in the Garden

Published : Wednesday, February 7, 2018 | 1:09 PM

On February 10, 11, 17 and 18 at 11:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m., the Ensemble Shakespeare Theater will perform a selection of Shakespear’s Sonnets in the Camellia Forest of Descanso Gardens.

In a clearing among the blooming camellias, bring your sweetheart for a program of romance, when the Ensemble Shakespear Theatre performs a selection of the Bard’s most love-laden sonnets. The performance will be accompanied by the dulcet tones of harp music by harpist Tina Lenert.

Ensemble Shakespeare Theater is based on the idea of a supergroup; it is a side project for currently working actors, and an incubator for up-and-coming actors. Some of the actors are the stars of hit TV shows, and some in the ensemble are from recent training in NYU, RADA and Shakespeare’s Old Globe in London. Roles are cast from the ensemble without regard to name recognition.

The performance is included with Garden Admission just meet at the Center Circle and join the players on a walk to the Camellia Forest where the performance will begin.

Descanso Gardens is located at 1418 Descanso Drive, La Canada. For tickets or more information call (818) 949-4200 or visit







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