City gives 'Much Ado' about tragedy, comedy

The Bard is coming to Newport Beach for two nights in July to showcase both the tragedy and comedy of William Shakespeare's work.

The Arts Commission is hosting the 10th annual Shakespeare by the Sea with performances of "King Lear" and "Much Ado About Nothing" July 9 and 10, respectively, at the Bonita Canyon Sports Park.

Both performances begin at 7 p.m. with pre-show activities starting at 6:45 p.m.

Attendees should bring blankets, beach chairs and a picnic dinner.

For more information call (949) 644-3211 ext. 2155 or visit

— Britney Barnes

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