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What’s On (Calgary): “Much Ado About Nothing” at Lougheed House – Thou Art Here Theatre

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What’s On (Calgary): “Much Ado About Nothing” at Lougheed House – Thou Art Here Theatre

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Immersive, site-specific production throughout Lougheed House! Aug 31 – Sept 11.

Calgarians will enjoy Shakespeare – and Lougheed House – in hilarious new ways when Edmonton’s renowned THOU ART HERE THEATRE presents Shakespeare’s comic MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING in a roving, site-specific production, August 31 – September 11.

Thou Art Here Theatre’s critically acclaimed production sold out for two years at Edmonton’s Rutherford Provincial Historic Site. Now, the company reimagines it at Calgary’s Lougheed House with a stellar 10-person cast that wrings every ounce of witty wordplay and physical hi-jinx from Shakespeare’s iconic household comedy.

Eavesdropping takes centre stage as the audience follows the characters upstairs, downstairs and throughout the gardens of Lougheed House. With revenge-driven villains, bumbling constables and witty fast-paced banter, MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING will leave you out of breath with laughing and running. Shakespeare’s comedy is now more intimate and interactive than ever before!

“A rollicking good time…” – Liz Nicholls, Edmonton Journal, 2015

“That’s how Shakespeare should be performed…” – Jenna Marynowski, After the House Lights, 2014

“…puts the humour back into Shakespeare’s comedy.” – Kate Black, Vue Weekly, 2015

Dates: August 31 – September 11

Times: 7:30pm Nightly w/ 2:00pm Matinees September 5 & 6

Tickets: $27 – $30 online at or at Lougheed House on the night of each performance. There are only 30 ‘seats’ per show, so purchase tickets in advance!

Thou Art Here, Media Release

Much Ado About Nothing, Thou Art Here at Lougheed House

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