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Summer theatre students to perform Shakespeare

Madelynn Carter, Jack Lefler and Molly Kate Somers will be participants in next month's Summer Theatre School hosted by Tantramar Theatre. The two-week program runs July 4-15 and the students will be performing Shakespeare's A Mid Summer Night's Dream. Raissa Tetanish - Amherst Daily News

AMHERST - Shakespeare will be the name of the game this summer for local youth going to theatre camp.

Tantramar Theatre's Summer Theatre School will host A Mid Summer Night's Dream from July 4 to 15.

"I've heard about Shakespeare before, but I've never performed in a play of his," said Jack Lefler, 11, one of the program's participants.

"I've read some of his stuff but have never done one of his plays. I'm excited," added 12-year-old Molly Kate Somers.

Steve Bradford, instructor of the summer program, said he's excited to be bringing Shakespeare to the school.

"This is the first time we've done Shakespeare in a few years. We've usually been doing musicals so it's always good to try something different," Bradford said.

For more information and to register for the program, contact the theatre at 667-7002.

Organizations: Tantramar Theatre

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