Group to read Bard’s 1st comedy

MARQUETTE – Shakespeare Readers will meet for a reading of “The Two Gentlemen of Verona” at 6:30 p.m. Aug. 7 in the Shiras Room at Peter White Public Library.

Considered to be Shakespeare’s first play, this comedy centers around Valentine and Proteus, the two gentlemen of Verona, who travel to Milan and learn about the world of courtship. They are best friends, but love the same woman.

Shakespeare Readers is a group for anyone who is intrigued with reading the works of William Shakespeare. They meet on the first Wednesday of each month. New members are welcome.

For information, call 226-4318 or visit