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PresentsSailors, Sonnets, and SpritesMagic, mystery and some of Shakespeare's most watery poetry join forces with art, music and spectacle to celebrate the lunacy of midsummer.
July 29 - 31, 2016Friday - SundayTown Point Park opens at 7:00pmPre-Show Concert at 7:30pmPerformances begin at 8:30pmTown Point Park, Downtown Norfolk, Virginia
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Norfolk Festevents presents an interactive performance art event that will emerge in Town Point Park, July 29th-31st, 2016, and will explore a meditation of Shakespearean themes with visual and performance artists, musicians and event designers. This exuberant three day event is free and open to the public of all ages.
In this year's production, Sailors, Sonnets and Sprites, magic, mystery and some of Shakespeare's most watery poetry join forces with art, music and spectacle to celebrate the lunacy of midsummer. Featuring; Paperhand Puppet Intervention, DJP and MrT, Phyric Whim, Skye Zentz, Ann Mazzocca, Dale Paul Lazar, Core Theater Ensemble and more!
It is inspired by such innovative events as Burning Man in the Nevada desert, the Figment movement and New York’s immersive theater Sleep No More, and is the first interactive performance art project for Hampton Roads and introduces the largest collaboration of diverse performing and visual artists in a public project in this region.
Audiences are invited to dress up, bring a lawn chair or blanket, and wait to become part of the story to create their own unique experience. Sailors, Sonnets, and Sprites is ready for you to explore and discover modern experiential theater magical environments, experience art and become a part of Shakespeare’s imaginative tales within the beautiful Town Point Park.
The festival will feature a variety of unique entertainment, children’s activities, craft brews, wines and ciders, as well as gourmet specialty food selections.
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