This show is now SOLD OUT! We look forward to hosting everyone in the garden for an evening of outdoor theatre!
The Shakespeare Performance Society is returning to Nikka Yuko Japanese Garden with the fast moving, farcical romp ‘The Merry Wives of Windsor’ directed by John Poulsen. Enjoy this Shakespearean play performed as a readers theatre with the garden as a beautiful outdoor stage. Bring your chairs and blankets and enjoy this summer evening at Nikka Yuko.
The notorious womanizer, Sir John Falstaff, decides to solve his financial woes by seducing the wives of two wealthy merchants in the town of Windsor. The two wives discover that Sir John has sent them identical love letters, and they plot together to take their revenge by playing tricks on Falstaff when he comes a-courting.
Gates open at 7:00PM with the performance beginning at 7:30PM. A cash bar will be open inside the garden serving a selection of Japanese beer and sake.
Due to COVID-19 regulations this is an outdoor event only. In the case of poor weather, we will cancel and reschedule this event by 3PM on the day of. Please check the Nikka Yuko Facebook page or call 403-328-3511 for updates. We ask all guests to follow proper social distancing from other guests during the event. While masks are not required, we will have them available for guests who would like them. Hand sanitizer is available throughout the garden and all surfaces are regularly sanitized to ensure safety for our guests and staff.