The Schmeeckle Amphitheater. (Contributed)

cwACT to bring ‘The Merry Wives of Windsor’ to Schmeeckle

By Patrick Lynn

Stevens Point — The Central Wisconsin Area Community Theater (cwACT) will stage its 4th annual “Schmeeckle Shakes” production of William Shakespeare’s “The Merry Wives of Windsor” this August.

Set in the 1960s, the play promises a comedic journey with Sir John Falstaff attempting to woo two married women to gain access to their husbands’ wealth.

The production, taking place at the Pankowski Friends Amphitheater in the scenic Schmeeckle Reserve, will open with a Luau Dinner on Friday, August 16. Tickets for the dinner and show combo are priced at $30 and must be pre-ordered by Tuesday, August 6. The amphitheater is located at 2419 Northpoint Dr.

Performance Dates and Ticket Information
  • Thursday, August 15 at 6 p.m.
    “Your Price, Your Choice” seating
  • Friday, August 16 at 6 p.m.
    Opening Night Dinner & Show: $30 (pre-sale only, order by August 6)
    General Admission: $15
    Seniors (55+), Veterans, Kids: $10
  • Saturday, August 17 at 6 p.m.
    General Admission: $15
    Seniors (55+), Veterans, Kids: $10
  • Sunday, August 20 at 2 p.m.
    General Admission: $15
    Seniors (55+), Veterans, Kids: $10

Tickets for the dinner are limited, so early reservations are encouraged. The production is sponsored by Friends of Schmeeckle, whose support has been instrumental in bringing this event to life.

For tickets and more information, visit ShowTix4U.