Walk and Talk

“Over hill, over dale, thorough bush, thorough brier/Over park, over pale, thorough flood, thorough fire/I do wander everywhere....” Take it from A Midsummer Night’s Dream: Exercise and Shakespeare go together.

The Denver Botanic Gardens and Theatre-Hikes Colorado will prove it this summer with their second season of themed Sunset Strolls — tonight featuring roving performances during which the actors and the audience walk to a new setting for each scene in a play.

“The actors stop, do a scene, and pack it on up and head to a different part of the gardens to do another scene,” says Michelle Reilly of the DBG. “It’s a really fun time. The first performance [last summer] had 100 audience members. By the end of the summer, there were between 300 and 400 people showing up.”

Location Info


Denver Botanic Gardens

1007 York St.
Denver, CO 80206

Category: Attractions and Amusement Parks

Region: Central Denver

Sunset Strolls kicks off with A Midsummer Night’s Dream at 6 p.m. at the gardens, 1007 York Street. Admission is $12.50 for adults, $9 for students and seniors, and free for children under three. Guests who get in on the fun and dress up as the Bard, a fairy, or Puck will get a dollar off the admission price. Visit botanicgardens.org.
Wed., June 12, 6 p.m., 2013

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