UNF’s ‘Shakespeare in the Park’ returns for eighth season


The University of North Florida’s Department of English will join the City of Atlantic Beach Department of Parks and Recreation and the Church of the Good Shepherd to present its eighth annual “Shakespeare in the Park” with a performance of “Measure for Measure.”

To be directed by UNF Professor Dr. Pam Monteleone, the show will feature a cast comprised of UNF students and community members. All performancesare free and open to the public.

The show will travel to Johansen Park in Atlantic Beach for performances at 8 p.m. Friday, April 14 and Saturday, April 15. A rain date is set for 8 p.m. Sunday, April 16. Catering will be available during these performances beginning at 7 p.m. Some chairs will be provided, but patrons are welcome to bring their own blankets and chairs.

The final performances will take place at 7:30 p.m. April 27-28 in Worsham Hall at the Church of the Good Shepherd, located at 1100 Stockton St. in Jacksonville. The April 28 performance will be followed by a panel discussion on issues raised in the play.

For more information about the UNF performances or the Church of the Good Shepherd performances, contact the UNF Department of English at (904) 620-2273. For information about the Atlantic Beach Performances, contact Linda Ginsberg at (904) 246-4061.