BUFFALO, NY – Merchant of Venice hits the stages of Shakespeare in Delaware Park tonight at 7:30pm as the 36th Season debuts.
Following the annual Opening Night Reception, which begins at 6pm in the Marcy Casino, the free show takes the stage within Olmstead Park to kick-off a summer of delightful performances.
A dramatic comedy that is perhaps best known for the famous 'Hath not a Jew eyes' speech, Merchant will run Tuesdays through Sundays until July 10th. Then the ever popular, As You Like It, will be begin on Thursday, July 21st and run until August 14th.
Shakespeare in Delaware Park performances are held every evening (except Mondays) at 7:30 pm. Shows take place on Shakespeare Hill in Delaware Park, next to Hoyt Lake behind the Rose Garden, off Lincoln Parkway near the Albright-Knox Art Gallery.