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Amherst Players Present "Haunted Hamlet"

AMHERST, NY -- What do you get when you mix passion, murder, deceit, comedy, and the suspense of unknown heirs?

The Amherst Players, a not-­-for-­-profit community theatre group,will be performing "Haunted Hamlet", Steve Cross' modern take on Shakespeare's "Romeo & Juliet", "The Taming of the Shrew", and, of course, "Hamlet".

You are cordially invited to join us at Lady Capulet's House for hors d'oeuvres.  A cash bar will be available, and matinees include a sweets table with a fabulous array of desserts, coffee, tea, and punch. Show dates and times are 7 p.m. Friday, March 1, 1 p.m. and 7 p.m.  Saturday, March 2, and 1 p.m. and 7 p.m. Saturday, March 9 at Banchetti by Rizzo's, 550 North French Road in Amherst.

Additionally, there will be a 7 p.m. performance Friday, March 8 at The Forvm Maple Entertainment Complex, 4224 Maple Road in Amherst.

There will also be a special opportunity for students to see our final dress rehearsal for only $5 with ID.  This performance will take place at 7 p.m. Thursday, March 7 at The Forvm. All performances are directed by Joseph Thurn and Bethany Olczak, with Olczak also producing the comedic farce.

Tickets are $20 each, and a table of eight is $120, saving $5 per ticket and reserving seating. Call our box office at Lilypad Wedding and Events at 836-­-3820 to order tickets today!

For additional information, contact Paul Olczak at 602-­-2174 or


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