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Posted on: April 14, 2011

[ARCHIVED] Janus Theatre in collaboration with the Elgin Art Showcase to Offer a Classic Theater Tour

Janus Theatre in collaboration with the Elgin Art Showcase is currently accepting reservations for the Tempest Tour 2011 – a classic theater tour, led by Janus Theatre co-founder Terry Domschke.

On Saturday, September 3, Janus Theatre will be traveling to beautiful Spring Green, Wisconsin, to see the critically-acclaimed American Players Theatre present William Shakespeare’s classic story about magic, love and redemption—The Tempest.

The cost for the tour is $90 and includes a scenic, air conditioned motor coach trip, one very fine ticket to the outdoor production of The Tempest, a gourmet picnic box lunch, and a preliminary discussion about the play. Reservations and payment must be received by June 1st and can be made by calling Call 847-841-1713. There’s more information at

The comfortable bus trip departs from the Elgin Art Showcase, located at 164 Division Street, Elgin at 10:30am on Saturday, September 3. There is plenty of free parking available in Elgin’s municipal parking lot located just one half block west from the Elgin Art Showcase. The trip will take us through the picturesque rolling hills of southern Wisconsin. Arriving at Spring Green at approximately 1:30 pm, a gourmet picnic box lunch, catered by Middleton’s Hubbard Street Diner, will be awaiting theatergoers. There will be tables to choose in a lovely picnic area spread out amidst the meadows and woods. After lunch, a delightful walk is taken up the hill to a spectacular outdoor amphitheater to see the show. A van is also available for those who don’t wish to walk.

ABOUT THE SHOWThe Tempest is an excellent play for outdoor viewing. Renown as Shakespeare’s final work for the theatre, it’s a formidable mixture of comedy and tragedy replete with romance, revenge, supernatural events and reconciliation. At the conclusion of the show, the bus will transport everyone back in Elgin around 9 p.m.

The Tempest Tour 2011 will be leaving from the Elgin Art Showcase, 164 Division Street , 8th Floor of the Professional Building in downtown Elgin , on Saturday, September 3 at 10am. The fee is $90 paid by cash or check. Spots can be reserved by calling the Janus Theatre box office at 847-841-1713. Payment and reservations must be received by June 1st. For more information, go to Look for Janus Theatre’s Tempest Tour 2011 on Facebook.

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