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Lake Tahoe Shakespeare Festival kicks off Friday

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The Lake Tahoe Shakespeare Festival returns to its one-of-a-kind setting at Sand Harbor this week.
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If you go

What: Lake Tahoe Shakespeare Festival

When: Performances begin Friday, July 10

Where: Sand Harbor State Park, Incline Village

Tickets: Start at $15

Info: www.laketahoeshakespeare.com

Shakespeare under the stars returns to Sand Harbor State Park this week.

The 43rd Lake Tahoe Shakespeare Festival begins Friday and includes rotating performances of the romantic tragedy “Romeo and Juliet” and the musical “The Fantasticks.” The festival also includes Monday night musical performances and an extended Summer Encore Showcase.

“Romeo and Juliet” and “The Fantasticks” will be performed in rotating repertory by a single company of actors at 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays through Sundays until Aug. 23.

A multievent Monday Night Showcase and new Summer Encore Showcase will augment the Festival’s 2015 main stage productions and feature a diverse array of live music and entertainment from a variety of genres, according to a press release from the festival.

Monday Night Showcase performances will run from July 20 through Aug. 17 and Summer Encore Showcase performances will run from Aug. 27 through Sept. 12.

Regularly priced tickets range from $15-$89. Tickets may be purchased online at http://www.laketahoeshakespeare.com or via phone at 1-800-747-4697. Discounts are also available for groups of 10 or more. For group info and reservations, call 775-298-0154.