Montana Shakespeare in the Schools will present two performances at 1 p.m and 7:30 p.m. in the Beier Auditorium.
The Merchant of Venice is a fantastic play that resonates with young adult audiences because of themes such as identity, love and loyalty and the risks of rebellion, said director Kevin Asselin.
Montana Shakespeare in the Schools is a an educational outreach program of Montana State University – Bozeman.
This fall marks the 21st season that Montana Shakespeare in the Schools has brought a live Shakespearean play and workshops directly to middle schools, high schools and universities.
The Merchant of Venice” and two other upcoming productions are a part of The Bank of Commerce Performing Arts Series during the 2015-16 season.
Season tickets for all three productions are available for $40 for adults by calling 406-683-7101.
Upcoming productions include “The Diary of Anne Frank,” and “Rabbit Hole.”
The Bank of Commerce Performance Series passes are honored. Individual performance tickets are $8 for adults, $5 for youths and can be purchased the day of at the Beier Auditorium on the Montana Western campus. Free admittance for UMW students.
For more information call 406-683-7422.