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April 20, 2024

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Give your kid the chance to be a part of the production of "A Midsummer Night's Dream" through the Elf & Fairy Camp at Academy Park!

Great news, Williamson families! Shakespeare in the Park: A Midsummer Night’s Dream is coming to Franklin’s Academy Park this month, following its one-month run at Nashville’s Centennial Park. The Nashville Shakespeare Festival (NSF) production takes place Sept. 13 – 16 at 7 p.m. Gates open at 5:30 p.m., and pre-show entertainment begins at 6 p.m. Bring blankets and lawn chairs. Food vendors will be on site. Academy Park is located at 112 Everbright Ave., Franklin. Admission is free, though there is a $10 suggested donation. Learn more at

Your kids Can Be in the Show!

Kids ages 6 – 12 can be part of A Midsummer Night’s Dream by participating in NSF’s Elf and Fairy Camp. It takes place Sept. 10 – 16. Kids train and rehearse Mon – Wed 4 – 6:30 p.m. at Academy Park Performing Arts Center with a 5:50 p.m. call time for the show Thu – Sun. The camp gives kids an intro to Shakespeare’s use of language and plays. Kids will learn the “Fairy Song” and dance in the show performing alongside NSF’s professional actors. Tuition is $200. Learn more and register at

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