Arts & Theatre

OJP Midsummer Shakespeare Festival in Claremont

OJP Midsummer Shakespeare Festival at Sontag Greek Theater
$40 General Admission, $25 College/Children 10 & under    |  Jul 11 - 21, 2024  |  8:00PM - 10:00PM

Annual Shakespeare Festival in Claremont at the Sontag Greek Theater Pomona College. July 11-21, Thurs.-Sun. 8pm. Grounds open at 6:30pm for picnicking. Green Show at 7pm before each main performance.
La Tempestad by William Shakespeare, adapted and directed by Beatrice Casagrán
Set on Isla de Pinos, Cuba, this bilingual adaptation of Shakespeare’s most musical and magical play is populated by Orichas and ruled by Prospera a powerful Ifa priestess who looks for revenge but then discovers how to forgive.
Knight of the Burning Pestle by Francis Beaumont directed by Caitlin Lopez
A group of thespians present a romantic play about star-crossed lovers… well… they would if the audience would just shut up. A rowdy grocer and his wife demand a different play starring their apprentice. The company must now perform two plays: the romance, and an improvised chivalric adventure complete with knights, giants, and sick dance moves.