Shakespeare LIVE! from NJ at Wingate University

NEWS RELEASE Contact: Jennifer Gaskins
Director of Marketing & Communications 704-233-8117

Wingate, N.C. – Shakespeare LIVE! from New Jersey will present A Midsummer Night’s Dream at Wingate University on Mon., March 29 at 7:30 p.m. The free performance is open to the community and will be held in McGee Theatre in the George A. Batte, Jr. Fines Arts Center on campus.

Shakespeare LIVE! is celebrating its 14th season in 2010. The group travels to schools and other venues with one-hour versions of two of Shakespeare’s most popular plays: A Midsummer Night’s Dream and Romeo and Juliet. Lead support for Shakespeare LIVE! is provided by a generous grant from Ameriprise Financial, Inc.

For more information on the performance at Wingate University, contact Dr. Joshua Fisher, associate professor of English at 704-233-8282.

Founded in 1896, Wingate University is a private four-year co-educational institution of 2,159 students offering active learning opportunities through personalized instruction, world travel, career discovery and community service.

Wingate offers more than 34 undergraduate majors in arts and sciences, business, communication, education, fine arts, music and sport sciences. It also offers graduate degrees in business, education, physician assistant studies and sport administration. In addition, the school awards the Doctor of Pharmacy and the Doctor of Education degrees.

Bulldog student-athletes compete in 19 NCAA Division II sports. Wingate University has won the South Atlantic Conference Echols Athletic Excellence Award for the past three years.