All’s Well that Ends Well, a reprise of STC’s 2010 production, will be this summer’s Free-For-All offering from Shakespeare Theatre Company. The production at Sidney Harman Hall will run for 16 performances, August 23 to September 5, 2012.
The Tony Award-winning Shakespeare Theatre Company announced this week how to get tickets to the free performances.
The majority of free seats will be available the the STC online lottery. Visit ShakespeareTheatre.org/FFA between 12:01 a.m. and 8 p.m. on the day BEFORE an evening performance. The lottery closes precisely at 8 p.m. Patrons will be notified via email if they have been selected for the next day’s performance. Tickets can be picked up from will call starting at 4 p.m. on the day of the performance and all tickets MUST be picked up by one half hour prior to show time or they will be released to the Ticket Line. Lotteries for the matinee performances will close one day earlier. The lottery will close on Thursday at 8 p.m. for the Saturday Matinee performance and Friday at 8 p.m. for the Sunday Matinee performance.
STC will reserve up to 200 free tickets for patrons who appear at the Harman Hall box office the day before the desired performance. The box office will be open from noon to 8 p.m. The limit is 2 per person.
2012-2013 season ticket-holders and members of Friends of Free For All can order their free seats in advance. you can become a member for a tax-deductible contribution starting at $200.
All’s Well that Ends Well is a story about Helena, the daughter of a physician who, using techniques she learned at the knee of her father, saves the desperately ill King of France. He promises her anything she wishes in return, and she asks for the hand of Count Bertram, who would rather gargle with razor blades than marry Helena.
The Free-For-All production features the return appearances of 2010 cast members Miriam Silverman as Helena, Ted van Griethuysen as the King of France, and Marsha Mason, Paxton Whitehead, Bev Appleton, Shawn Fagan, Conrad Feininger, Cameron Folmar, Adam Green, Michael Hammond, Rachel Spencer Hewitt, Caitlin O’Connell, Barbara Pinolini, Tony Roach and Ashley Smith. Resident Assistant Director Jenny Lord will direct.