Renaissance romance dinner theater comes to Barker Hall

2013-03-31T00:00:00Z Renaissance romance dinner theater comes to Barker HallTimes Staff nwitimes.com
March 31, 2013 12:00 am  • 

MICHIGAN CITY | The world of romance, adventure and political intrigue of Renaissance England comes to Michigan City’s Barker Hall in the dinner theater presentation of "The Queens" at 6 p.m. April 13.

Presented in full Elizabethan costume, the play depicts the political and family struggle over the throne of England between two cousins, Elizabeth I of England and Mary Queen of Scots. The drama, presented through dialogue, music and dance, culminates on the eve of the Scottish Queen's beheading by order of Elizabeth. I.

The event is presented by the Metamorphosis Traveling Theater Co., Community Arts Society of Trinity and Great Lakes Catering.

The play was written by Ken Brelsford and features Jeanoma Babcock and Judith Joseph as the family feuding monarchs.

Tickets are $35 per person and available through BarkerHall.com payable through PayPal. Reservations may also be made by calling Trinity Church, (219) 874-4355.

Barker Hall is located at corner of Franklin and Sixth streets, Michigan City. The theater event is preceded by a Pork 'n' Fork Renaissance Feast provided by Great Lakes Catering. The meal will end with an Elizabethan toast of Mead Punch. The audience is encouraged to join in the theatrical event by wearing Elizabethan style hats or costumes.

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