Valley Shakespeare Festival actors perform “Hamlet: The Bad Quarto” at Porky’s Café on March 12, one of the nonprofit theater company's Shakespeare in the Bar shows. (Photos by Brad Durrell)

Audience members were able to view the performance from unique vantage points in the establishment’s second-floor private bar room.

Valley Shakespeare Festival will present free outdoor performances of “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” from July 9-12 in Veterans Memorial Park (the Riverwalk) in Shelton. Learn more at  www.vsfestival.org.