Chilliwack actor Brady Moore plays Benedick in Bard in the Valley’s production of Much Ado About Nothing. The group wrapped up performances at Township 7 Winery on July 15, and are now preparring for a series of free shows at the Spirit Square Stage in Douglas Park July 20-30. Miranda Gathercole Langley Times

Chilliwack actor Brady Moore plays Benedick in Bard in the Valley’s production of Much Ado About Nothing. The group wrapped up performances at Township 7 Winery on July 15, and are now preparring for a series of free shows at the Spirit Square Stage in Douglas Park July 20-30. Miranda Gathercole Langley Times

VIDEO: Much Ado About Nothing

Free performances of Bard in the Valley production continue this week in Douglas Park

Bard in the Valley’s sixth season is now underway, featuring the production Much Ado About Nothing by William Shakespeare.

After performing in Fort Langley and at Township 7 winery, the show continues this week on the Spirit Square Stage in Douglas Park.

Performances run July 20, 21, 22, 23, 27, 28, 29 and 30 at 7 p.m. The Sunday performances, however, are matinees and begin at 2 p.m.

Admission is free. Bring lawn chairs, blankets and snacks.

RELATED: Two for the show in Langley Shakespeare production

BIV Plot Summary

As Don Pedro’s ragtag army returns victorious from battle, they pass through the town of Messina and visit with old friends. The spirit of love is in the air. Claudio, a celebrated young soldier, falls in love with the Governor’s daughter, Hero.

Meanwhile the townsfolk and the soldiers observe an almost-love story between Beatrice and Benedick, and conspire to bring these two together as well.

But Don Pedro’s villainous sister has hatched a plot to ruin Claudio and Hero’s wedding, and only a foolish constable and her bumbling assistants stand in the way of a tragedy befalling the characters in this comic tale.

 

Much Ado About Nothing, performed at Township 7 Winery. Miranda Gathercole Langley Times

Much Ado About Nothing, performed at Township 7 Winery. Miranda Gathercole Langley Times

Much Ado About Nothing, performed at Township 7 Winery. Miranda Gathercole Langley Times

Much Ado About Nothing, performed at Township 7 Winery. Miranda Gathercole Langley Times

Much Ado About Nothing, performed at Township 7 Winery. Miranda Gathercole Langley Times

Much Ado About Nothing, performed at Township 7 Winery. Miranda Gathercole Langley Times

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