Shakespeare’s Garden

. April 1, 2015.

When daffodils begin to peer,
With heigh! the doxy over the dale,
Why, then comes in the sweet o’ the year;
For the red blood reigns in the winter’s pale.

– Shakespeare’s The Winter’s Tale

The Matthaei Botanical Gardens gears up for the 15th anniversary of Shakespeare in the Arb with a themed display of plants and flowers featured in Big Willy Shake’s most notable works, like Oxlips, Carnations and Columbines. Photographs and posters from past productions will also be featured in the exhibit, along with costumes from Kate Mendeloff’s Residential College productions. Shakespeare in the Arb returns in June.

Shakespeare’s Garden runs through May 5. 10am-4:30pm. 1800 N. Dixboro Rd. 734-647-7600.
mbgna.umich.edu. Free

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