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shakespeare in the park


Illustrated series of posters for several Shakespearean plays. Features tickets, posters, and tshirts for the three comedies.


These posters rely heavily on a central illustration to tell a narrative and advertise the play. I chose three comedies and created three lighthearted and unexpected illustrations. The three theatrical productions I chose were Much Ado About Nothing, Twelfth Night, and A Midsummer Night’s Dream. In each illustration, something unexpected reveals an important plot point. For A Midsummer Night’s Dream, the image emphasizes how fairies manipulate the lives of the human heros and heroines. For Twelfth Night, a mirror reflection reveals that the man in the image is really a woman in disguise. For Much Ado About Nothing, the entwined characters show how much gossip affects the narrative of the story.

category is…

illustration, product design

art direction:

paul kepple, scott laserow

photography by:

austen hart