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"The Merry Wives of Windsor" has Alice Ford (Maggie Olson), Robin (Alycia Windingland) and Meg Page (Joy Sunram) sneaking Falstaff (Tanner Yokom) out of the house in a laundry basket filled with dirty underwear. Shakespeare in the Park finishes this year's run on Thursday, Friday and Saturday, with free shows starting at 7 p.m. each night, at the bandshell in Detroit Lakes City Park. (Brian Basham/Tribune)

Shakespeare's Merry Wives

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It may have been written over 400 years ago, but the wit of William Shakespeare's comedy "The Merry Wives of Windsor" still translates well to modern audiences.


In fact, according to Shakespeare in the Park director Nikki Caulfield, cast members frequently had to stop rehearsals because they "cracked themselves up" during the weeks leading up to Friday's premiere at the Detroit Lakes City Park.

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Vicki Gerdes
Staff writer at Detroit Lakes Newspapers for the past 14 years, currently editor of the entertainment and community pages as well as obituaries. Living in DL with my cat, Smokey.
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