The Santa Clarita Shakespeare Festival returns to Rivendale Park in Towsley Canyon this summer for its fifth year and to mark the occasion will be announcing The Court of the Lord Chamberlain. The Court will honor those who have made a significant contribution to the arts in Santa Clarita, support of the Shakespeare Festival, or support of the growing LA SummerFest,
This year’s inductees, and the first to be inducted into the Court of the Lord Chamberlain, are: Los Angeles County Supervisor, Fifth District Michael Antonovich and Laurene Weste, the Mayor of Santa Clarita. The Lord Chamberlain was responsible for the patronage of the court. Shakespeare was supported by the court, and for a while wrote exclusively for the company of players named The Lord Chamberlain’s Men
The induction will take place during the opening night gala on Friday July 11. Tickets are $55 per person and include dinner, wine and & beverages, dessert and a special preview performance of the Shakespeare in the Park production of Cymbeline. In addition, community members may show their support of the honorees by making a donation as tribute to them. Click Here for more information about tickets and tributes.
All proceeds from the event support the free Shakespeare in the Park performances and the High School Summer Apprentice program. For more information go to www.LASummerFest.org.