Shakespeare steps out in Swain

The Shakespearean classic “Much Ado About Nothing” is coming to Bryson City at 7:30 p.m., May 12 through 15, at the Smoky Mountain Community Theatre.

The lauded playwright’s popular comedy of misunderstandings and mistaken identity will feature a mixed cast of newcomers and seasoned performers from around the region. The cast will perform an updated version of the show, with the original language intact but a few surprises thrown in along the way.

Regular tickets are $8 for adults, $5 for students ages 6 to 18, and children under 6 are free. The deluxe ticket is an additional $3 and includes coupons for free concessions and on-stage seating.

828.736.4861.

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