Madrigal Celebration of Renaissance Food, Costumes and Revelry April 21 at Oglebay
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1330 National Rd., Wheeling, WV

april, 2017

fri21apr7:00 pm10:00 pmRenaissance Madrigal Celebration at Camp Russel, Oglebay7:00 pm - 10:00 pm The Museums of Oglebay Institute, Oglebay Resort, Wheeling, WV

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Join us 7-10pm Friday, April 21 at Oglebay’s Camp Russel for a Madrigal Celebration of Renaissance food, costumes, music and theater.

This event is in celebration of the Wheeling premiere of  The Rustic Mechanicals‘ 2017 “Ancient Grudge Tour” production of William Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet. Enjoy food and drink fit for the Bard himself. Renaissance-style culinary staples include meat pies, cheese pies, turkey legs, British farm-style cheeses & breads and sweet treats. There will also be ample supplies of Claret, Mead and English Ale.

Entertainment includes Marginalia performing period music on period instruments and The Rustic Mechanicals performing scenes and sonnets. Interactive carnival-style games will delight attendees and a sword fight may break out at this star-crossed event.

Admission is $65 per person. ($52 OI & OV Connect members.) Register online or call 304-242-7272.

See Romeo & Juliet April 23

Enjoy a FREE matinee performance of Romeo & Juliet performed by the  The Rustic Mechanicals at  2pm Sunday, April 23 at Wheeling Jesuit University’s Troy Theater.  Afterwards, stay for cake and punch as we celebrate the 453rd anniversary of William Shakespeare’s birthday.


(Friday) 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm


The Museums of Oglebay Institute

Oglebay Resort, Wheeling, WV


Oglebay Institute304-242-7700