“Much Ado About Nothing” Featured Comedy this Summer

Did somebody say luau?

What do Tiki torches, patio umbrellas, Tiki masks, and Shakespeare have in common?

Final Mask B

Master Mask Maker Joanna Ruhl is hard at work crafting Tiki Masks for the masquerade scene in this summer’s Hoosier Shakes’ production of Shakespeare’s “Much Ado about Nothing.”

Here is a sampling of her work. Joanna was Hoosier Shakes’ stage /tour manager last summer. Once a Hoosier Shaker, always a Hoosier Shaker.

Tiki Mask parts. Some parts are edible.
Pieces in place

Hoosier Shakes’ 2017 summer season opens Wednesday, July 19 and runs at the 3rd Street Courtyard in Marion through July 30. You can also catch us at Charley Creek Gardens in Wabash August 2-6.

Performances begin at 7:30 PM Wednesdays through Saturdays and at 2:00 PM on Sunday afternoons. Come early for a pre-show acoustic set! ALL Hoosier Shakes summer performances are offered in a pay-what-you-will basis. If you like what you see, make a donation. If you can’t afford a donation, no worries, come anyway.

BYOB (Bring your own BLANKET), chair, bench, rocker, Lazy Boy, couch, etc, and joining us for a rollicking good time. Both venues have limited seating available, but there is plenty of space for lawn chairs and the like.

Final Mask A

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