( Thu., Aug. 2, 2012 - Sun., Aug. 19, 2012 )
Cullman Performance Hall, North Carolina History Center, 529 S. Front Street, New Bern, NC 28562
In this spirited comedy, when soldiers return from war the romantic battles begin! Reluctant lovers Beatrice and Benedick elevate the art of the quarrel to a "merry war" of glittering wordplay. In sunny Italy, hearts are won, lost and again all for the glory of love - and who gets the last word.
$28, seniors $22, Council of Friends members $20, students $14; 8/2 preview $12 - on sale 6/1.