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Shakespeare Plays and Festivals

(Updated March 22, 2015)

 

Updated by Kristin Backert

Ph.D. Graduate Student 

Catholic University of America

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SHAKESPEARE ON SCREEN

Digital Theatre (productions downloaded on demand). “Much Ado About Nothing” (Sonia Freedman Productions), “As You Like It,” “The Comedy of Errors” (Royal Shakespeare Company), “Macbeth” (Everyman Theatre), “King Lear” (Almedia), “Romeo and Juliet,” “Love’s Labour’s Lost,” “The Merry Wives of Windsor,” “As You Like It,” “Henry VIII,” “Henry IV, Part One,” “Henry IV, Part Two” (The Globe). http://www.digitaltheatre.com/

 

The Globe on Screen. “Titus Andronicus” (from March 26 in the UK &USA, April 30 in New Zealand, May 16 in Australia, May 13 in Hungary), “Julius Caesar” (from April 30 in the UK &USA, May 28 in New Zealand, June 6 in Australia, May 28 in Hungary),“Antony and Cleopatra” (from June 4 in the UK &USA, June 25 in New Zealand, July 25 in Australia, June 18 in Hungary), “The Comedy of Errors” (from June 25 in the UK &USA, August 6 in New Zealand, August 15 in Australia, July 2 in Hungary), “The Tempest” (from September 3 in New Zealand, September 5 in Australia), “Macbeth” (from September 24 in New Zealand, October 17 in Australia), “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” (from October 22 in New Zealand, October 31 in Australia).

 http://onscreen.shakespearesglobe.com/

 

NT Live. Screening dates vary; check website for details. http://ntlive.nationaltheatre.org.uk/

 

 

Plays and Festivals 

 

UNITED STATES 

 

 

ALABAMA 

The Alabama Shakespeare Festival, Montgomery. “As You Like It” (March 7 – May 9), “King Lear” (April 10 – May 10, 2015). www.asf.net.

 

 

ALASKA

The Fairbanks Shakespeare Theatre, Fairbanks. “Two Gentlemen of Verona” (July 9 – 19). fstalaska.org.

 

 

ARIZONA 

Arizona Theatre Company, Tucson. “Romeo and Juliet” (Phoenix: March 26 – April 12). http://www.arizonatheatre.org/

 

 

ARKANSAS

Arkansas Shakespeare Theater, Conway. “The Two Gentlemen of Verona” (opens June 5), “Hamlet” (Opens June 20), “The Comedy of Errors” (opens June 24). http://arkshakes.com/

 

 

CALIFORNIA

A Noise Within, Pasadena. “Julius Caesar” (March 22 – May 8). http://www.anoisewithin.org

 

California Shakespeare Theater, Orinda. “Twelfth Night” (May 27– June 21), “King Lear” (September 16 – October 11). http://www.calshakes.org/

 

Cornerstone Theater Company, San Diego. “California: The Tempest” (August 2014 – June 2015.)  http://cornerstonetheater.org/

 

Festival Theatre Ensemble, Los Gatos.”Julius Caesar” (Sunnyvale: May 31 – June 27, Los Gatos: July 19 – August 8), “Much Ado About Nothing” (Sunnyvale: June 6 –28, Los Gatos: July 18 – August 9). http://www.fteshakes.org.

 

Griffith Park Free Shakespeare Festival, Griffith Park. “Much Ado About Nothing” (June 25 – August 30), “Romeo and Juliet” (June 25 – August 30). http://www.iscla.org/griffith-park-festival/

 

Independent Shakespeare Company, Los Angeles. “Pericles” (April 17 – May 24). http://www.iscla.org/.  

 

Livermore Shakespeare Festival, Livermore. “As You Like It” (July 16 – August 2). http://livermoreshakes.org/

 

Long Beach Shakespeare Company, Long Beach. “The Tempest” (May 29 – June 20), “Henry V” (August 28 – September 19). www.lbshakespeare.org

 

Marin Shakespeare Company, San Rafael. “Cymbeline” (June 26 – July 26), “Richard III” (September 4 – 27). http://www.marinshakespeare.org/

 

Murphy’s Creek Theatre, Murphys. “The Winter’s Tale” (June 19 – July 18). http://murphyscreektheatre.org.

 

The Old Globe Theatre, San Diego. “Twelfth Night” (June 21 – July 26), “The Comedy of Errors” (August 16 – September 20). http://theoldglobe.org/index.aspx

 

Sacramento Shakespeare Festival, Sacramento. “Romeo and Juliet” (late June – late July), “As You Like It” (late June – late July). http://www.sacramentoshakespeare.net.

 

San Francisco Shakespeare Festival, San Francisco. “As You Like It” (touring December 20, 2014 – April 4, 2015), “Romeo and Juliet” (June 27 – September 27). http://www.sfshakes.org/

 

Shakespeare by the Sea, San Pedro. “As You Like It” (June 18 – August 22; see website for specific location dates), “The Tempest” (June 18 – August 22; see website for specific location dates). http://www.shakespearebythesea.org

 

Silicon Valley Shakespeare, San Jose. “The Comedy of Errors” (June 12 – 28), “Antony and Cleopatra” (July 24 – August 28). http://www.svshakespeare.org/

 

The Woodward Shakespeare Festival, Fresno. “Richard III” (June 18 – July 11), “The Two Gentlemen of Verona” (July 23 – August 15), “The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged)” (August 27 – September 19). www.woodwardshakespeare.org.

 

 

COLORADO

Colorado Shakespeare Festival, Boulder. “Much Ado About Nothing” (June 5 – August 9), “Othello” (June 28 – August 8), “Henry V” (July 16 – August 9), “Henry VI, Part 1” (August 2 & 5). http://www.coloradoshakes.org/

 

 

CONNECTICUT

Capital Classics Theatre Company, Hartford. “Romeo and Juliet” (July 23 – August 9). http://www.capitalclassics.org

 

Elm Shakespeare Festival, New Haven. “Twelfth Night” (August 20 – September 6). http://www.elmshakespeare.org.

 

Shakespeare on the Sound, Norwalk. “All’s Well That Ends Well” (Dates TBA). http://www.shakespeareonthesound.org/

 

 

DELAWARE

The Delaware Shakespeare Festival, Wilmington. “The Taming of the Shrew” (July 17 – August 2). http://www.delshakes.org.

 

 

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA

Brave Spirits, District of Columbia. “Henry IV, Parts 1 & 2” (Fall 2015). http://www.bravespiritstheatre.com/

 

Folger Shakespeare Library, District of Columbia. “RSC Live: Love’s Labour’s Lost” (March 30 at 7pm), “RSC Live: Love’s Labour’s Won” (April 6 at 7pm), “Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead” (May 12 – June 21). http://www.folger.edu/

 

Shakespeare Theatre Company, District of Columbia. “The Taming of the Shrew” (dates TBA). http://www.shakespearetheatre.org/

 

Taffety Punk Theatre Company, District of Columbia. “Hamlet [Q1]” (May 2 – 23). http://www.taffetypunk.com/shows/shows.html.

 

 

FLORIDA

Orlando Shakespeare Theatre, Orlando. “The Tempest” (February 10, 2016 – March 27, 2016), “Pericles” (February 24, 2016 – March 26, 2016). http://www.orlandoshakes.org/

 

 

GEORGIA

The New American Shakespeare Tavern, Atlanta. “The Taming of the Shrew” (March 26 – April 4), “The Merchant of Venice” (May 1 – May 24), “Coriolanus” (May 29 – June 14). http://www.shakespearetavern.com/

 

 

HAWAII

Hawaii Shakespeare Festival, Honolulu. “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” (touring April 6 – 30). http://www.hawaiishakes.org/index.html

 

 

IDAHO

Idaho Shakespeare Festival, Boise. “The Tempest” (June 5 – July 24), “King Lear” (August 7 – 27). http://www.idahoshakespeare.org.

 

 

ILLINOIS

Babes with Blades Theatre Company, Chicago. “Titus Andronicus” (March 5 – April 4). http://babeswithblades.org/

 

First Folio Theatre, Oak Brook. “The Winter’s Tale” (July 8 – August 9).  http://www.firstfolio.org

 

Illinois Shakespeare Festival, Bloomington. “Richard II” (opens July 2), “Love’s Labour’s Lost” (opens July 3), “Q Gents (The Two Gentlemen of Verona” (opens July 4), “Love’s Labour’s Won” (opens July 19). http://thefestival.org/

 

Oak Park Festival, Oak Park. “Two Gentlemen of Verona” (July 23 – August 22). http://oakparkfestival.com.

 

The Artistic Home, Chicago. “Macbeth” (February 22 – April 5). http://www.theartistichome.org/

 

 

INDIANA

Notre Dame Shakespeare Festival, Notre Dame. “William Shakespeare’s Long Lost First Play (abridged)” (August 4 – 30), “The Winter’s Tale” (August 18 – 30). http://shakespeare.nd.edu/

 

 

IOWA

Iowa Shakespeare Experience, Des Moines. 2015 season TBA. http://www.iowashakespeare.org/

 

 

KANSAS

Wichita Shakespeare Company, Wichita. “As You Like It” (June 5 – 21), “Hamlet” (September 4 – 20). http://www.wichitashakespearecompany.org/.  

 

 

KENTUCKY

Kentucky Shakespeare, Louisville. “The Tempest” (June 3 – July 25), “The Taming of the Shrew” (June 18 – July 25), “Macbeth” (July 2 – 26). http://kyshakespeare.com

 

Shakespeare Behind Bars, Louisville. “Pericles” (May 11- 18). http://www.shakespearebehindbars.org/programs/kentucky/llcc/

 

 

LOUISIANA 

The New Orleans Shakespeare Festival at Tulane University, New Orleans. “Cymbeline” (June 13 – 17). http://neworleansshakespeare.tulane.edu.

 

 

MAINE

Mainestage Shakespeare, Ogunquit.”Twelfth Night” (July 10 – August 22), “Julius Caesar” (July 10 – August 22). http://mainestageshakespeare.com/

 

The Theater at Monmouth. “The Winter’s Tale” (July 9 – August 22), “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” (July 23 – August 23). http://theateratmonmouth.org/

 

 

MARYLAND

Baltimore Shakespeare Factory, Baltimore. “The Merchant of Venice” (March 27 – April 25). http://shakespearefactory.org/

 

Chesapeake Shakespeare Company, Ellicott City.  “Romeo and Juliet” (April 10 – May 10), “The Comedy of Errors” (June 12 – July 19). http://www.chesapeakeshakespeare.com/.  

 

National Players Touring Company, Olney. “As You Like It” (touring through May), “The Tempest” (touring through May), “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” (dates TBA), “Julius Caesar” (dates TBA). http://www.nationalplayers.org/

 

 

MASSACHUSETTS

Actors’ Shakespeare Project. “Henry VI, Part 2” (May 13 – June 7). http://www.actorsshakespeareproject.org/

 

The Bay Colony Shakespeare Company, Marshfield. “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” (Summer 2015), “The Winter’s Tale” (Summer 2015), “Twelfth Night” (Winter 2015). http://www.baycolonyshakespeare.org/

 

Commonwealth Shakespeare Company, Boston. “Shakespeare and Leadership: King Lear” (April 28). http://commshakes.org/

 

Hampshire Shakespeare Company, Amherst. “Romeo and Juliet” (June 17 – 21, June 24 – 28), “Merry Wives of Windsor” (July 8 – 12, July 15 – 19). http://hampshireshakespeare.com/

 

Shakespeare & Company, Lenox. “Henry V” (June 18 – August 23), “The Comedy of Errors” (July 2 – August 23), “Shakespeare and the Language that Shaped A World” (July 10 – August 15), “Hamlet” (July 16 – August 22). http://www.shakespeare.org/

 

 

MICHIGAN

Lakeside Shakespeare Theatre, Frankfort. “Cymbeline” (July 14 – 23), “The Taming of the Shrew” (July 15 – 24). http://www.lakesideshakespeare.org/lst/.

 

The Michigan Shakespeare Festival, Jackson. “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” (July 9 – August 16), “Henry IV” (July 11 – August 15). http://www.michiganshakespearefestival.com/

 

Pigeon Creek Shakespeare Company, Grand Haven (touring). “Julius Caesar” (March and April), “The Comedy of Errors” (May 30 at the Rose), “The Winter’s Tale” (June and July), “Twelfth Night” (July and August), “Hamlet” (August 29 at the Rose), “Richard II” (late 2015). http://www.pcshakespeare.com

 

 

MINNESOTA

Cromulent Shakespeare Company, Minneapolis. “Henry IV, Part 1” (June 4 – 28). http://www.cromulentshakespeare.org/Home.html

 

Great River Shakespeare Festival, Winona. “Romeo and Juliet” (June 24 – August 3), “Much Ado About Nothing” (June 24 – August 3). http://grsf.org/.  

 

Guthrie Theater, Minneapolis. “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” (February 7 – March 29). http://www.guthrietheater.org/

 

Shakespeare and Company, White Bear Lake. “Twelfth Night” (June 27, June 28, July 4, July 17, July 25, August 2), “Hamlet” (July 3, July 5, July 11, July 19, July 24, August 1). http://www.shakespeareandcompany.org/

 

 

MISSOURI

Heart of America Shakespeare Festival, St. Louis. “King Lear” (June 16 – July 5). http://www.kcshakes.org/index.php

 

Shakespeare Festival, St. Louis. “Antony and Cleopatra” (May 22 – June 14). http://www.sfstl.com/

 

St. Louis Shakespeare, St. Louis. “Henry VI: The War of the Roses Trilogy” (March 20 – 29), “Hamlet” (July 11 – 20), “Much Ado About Nothing” (October 17 – 25). http://www.stlshakespeare.org.

 

 

MONTANA

Montana Shakespeare Company, Helena. “Twelfth Night” (July 9 – 26). http://montanashakespeare.org

 

Montana Shakespeare in the Parks, touring. “The Taming of the Shrew” (opens June 17). http://www.shakespeareintheparks.org.

 

 

NEBRASKA

Flatwater Shakespeare Festival, Lincoln. “As You Like It” (June 4 – 28), “Hamlet” (September 17 – October 4). http://www.flatwatershakespeare.org/.  

 

Nebraska Shakespeare, Omaha.“As You Like It” (June 18 – 21, July 1, 2, 5), “Othello” (June 25 – 28, 30, July 3). nebraskashakespeare.com.

 

 

NEVADA

Lake Tahoe Shakespeare Festival, Incline Village.  “Romeo and Juliet” (July 10 – August 22). http://laketahoeshakespeare.com/

 

 

NEW HAMPSHIRE

Theatre Under the Stars, Bethlehem. 2015 season TBA. http://www.shakespeareinthevalley.com/

 

 

NEW JERSEY

Shakespeare Theater of New Jersey, Madison. “Love’s Labour’s Lost” (June 17), “The Merry Wives of Windsor” (opens December 2).

 

Two River Theater, Red Bank. “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” (April 23 – May 1; high schoolers). Tworivertheater.org

 

 

NEW YORK CITY

Aquila Theatre, New York. “The Tempest” (touring August 7, 2014 – March 25, 2015). http://aquilatheatre.com/

 

Classic Stage Company, New York. “Hamlet” (March 27 – May 10). http://classicstage.org.

 

Hudson Warehouse, New York. “Henry IV, Part 1” (June 4 – 28), “Titus Andronicus” (July 30 – August 23). http://www.hudsonwarehouse.net/index.html

 

Manhattan Shakespeare Project, Access Theater Gallery on Broadway. “Macbeth: The Unsex Me Here Project” (April 1 – 19). http://manhattanshakes.org/

 

New York Classical Theatre, Prospect Park. 2015 season TBA. http://www.newyorkclassical.org

 

The Pearl Theatre Company, New York. “Macbeth” (April 4 – 9; visiting company The Acting Company http://www.pearltheatre.org/.

 

The Public Theatre, Delacorte Theater in Central Park. “The Tempest” (May 27 – July 5), “Cymbeline” (July 27 – August 23). http://www.publictheater.org/en/Free-Shakespeare-in-the-Park/

 

Shakespeare Forum, New York. “Henry V” (Summer 2015). http://www.theshakespeareforum.org/

 

Shakespeare in the Parking Lot, Bryant Park. “Othello” (July 31 – August 16). http://shakespeareintheparkinglot.com/.  

 

St. Ann’s Warehouse, Brooklyn. “Cry, Trojans! (Troilus and Cressida)” (March 24 – April 19). http://stannswarehouse.org/current-season/

 

Theatre for a New Audience, Brooklyn. “The Two Gentlemen of Verona” (April 24 – May 24). http://tfana.org.

 

Titan Theatre Company, Queens. “Othello” (April 17 – May 2). http://titantheatrecompany.com/

 

 

NEW YORK STATE

Chautauqua Theater Company, Chautauqua. “Henry V” (August 15 – 21). http://theater.ciweb.org/index.php

 

Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival, Garrison. “The Winter’s Tale” (June 9 – September 1), “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” (June 9 – September 1), “The Tempest” (June 9 – September 1). http://hvshakespeare.org/

 

Ithaca Shakespeare Company, Ithaca. “Henry IV” (July 9 – 26), “Henry IV: Banish All the World” (July 9 – 25), “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” (July 10 – 26), “Henry V: Port of Mars” (February 2016), “Henry VI: A Tiger’s Heart” (July 2016), “Richard III: The Winter of Our Discontent” (Fall 2016). http://ithacashakespeare.org/index.php

 

Saratoga Shakespeare Company, Saratoga Springs. “Love’s Labour’s Lost” (July 27 – August 2), “The Comedy of Errors” (August 6 & 7). http://www.saratogashakespeare.com

 

Shakespeare In Delaware Park, Buffalo. “Romeo and Juliet” (June 18 – July 12), “Twelfth Night (all-male cast)” (July 23 – August 16). http://shakespeareindelawarepark.org/

 

 

NORTH CAROLINA

Montford Park Players, Asheville. “Romeo and Juliet” (May 15 – June 6), “Twelfth Night” (July 10 – August 10), “Richard III” (August 7 – 29), “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” (August 29 – September 20), “As You Like It” (September 4 – 26), “King Lear” (October 8 – 25).   http://www.montfordparkplayers.org

 

 

NORTH DAKOTA

Capitol Shakespeare, Bismarck. “The Comedy of Errors” (July 22 – 26). http://www.capitolshakespeare.com/.  

 

 

OHIO

The Actors Theatre of Columbus, Columbus. “Richard III” (June 25 – August 2). http://theactorstheatre.org/.  

 

Cincinnati Shakespeare Company, Cincinnati. “The Taming of the Shrew” (April 3 – 25), “Henry V” (May 8 – 30).  http://cincyshakes.com.

 

Cleveland Shakespeare Festival, Cleveland. “Timon of Athens” (June 5 – 28), “The Merchant of Venice” (dates TBA).http://www.cleveshakes.com.

 

Great Lakes Theater, Cleveland. “The Tempest” (April 10 – 26), “King Lear” (October 2 – November 1), “Love’s Labour’s Lost” (April 8 – 24, 2016). http://www.greatlakestheater.org/

 

 

OKLAHOMA

Oklahoma Shakespeare in the Park, Oklahoma City. “The Winter’s Tale” (June 4 – 20), “Wittenberg” (July 23 – August 1), “Julius Caesar” (September 10 – 26). http://www.oklahomashakespeare.org/

 

 

OREGON

Northwest Classical Theatre Company, Portland. “Goodnight Desdemona (Good Morning, Juliet)” (May 22 – June 21). http://www.nwctc.org

 

Oregon Shakespeare Festival, Ashland. “Much Ado About Nothing” (February 20 – November 1), “Pericles” (February 26 – November 1), “Antony and Cleopatra” (June 2 – October 9). https://www.osfashland.org/

 

Portland Actors Ensemble, Portland. “Macbeth” (June 18 – July 25), “The Taming of the Shrew” (July 11 – September 7). http://www.portlandactors.com

 

 

PENNSYLVANIA

Arden Shakespeare Company, Philadelphia. “Macbeth” (March 5 – April 19). http://www.ardentheatre.org/.

 

Harrisburg Shakespeare Company, Harrisburg. “Women Playing Hamlet” (March 13 – 29), “Troilus and Cressida” (June 5 – 20). http://www.gamutplays.org/shakespeare

 

Lantern Theater Company, Philadelphia. “The Taming of the Shrew” (March 19 – May 3). http://www.lanterntheater.org/

 

Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival, Center Valley. “Henry V” (July 16 – August 2), “Pericles” (July 22 – August 2), “Shakespeare for Kids” (July 22 – August 1). http://www.pashakespeare.org/index.php

 

Philadelphia Shakespeare Theatre, Philadelphia. “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” (April 3 – May 17). http://www.phillyshakespeare.org/.  

 

The Wilma Theatre, Philadelphia.  “Hamlet” (March 25 – April 26), “Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead” (May 20 – June 14). http://www.wilmatheater.org/

 

 

RHODE ISLAND

The Colonial Theatre, Westerly. “Henry V” (July 22 – August 9). http://thecolonialtheater.org/.  

 

 

SOUTH CAROLINA

South Carolina Shakespeare Company, Columbus. “The Taming of the Shrew” (May 7 – 9, 13 – 16).  http://www.shakespearesc.org.

 

The Warehouse Theatre, Greenville. “Richard III” (April 17 – May 2). http://www.warehousetheatre.com/

 

 

SOUTH DAKOTA

The South Dakota Shakespeare Festival, Vermillion. “Macbeth” (June 11 – 14). http://www.sdshakespearefestival.org

 

 

TENNESSEE

Nashville Shakespeare Festival, Nashville. “Henry V” (August 13 – September 13). http://nashvilleshakes.org/index.htm

 

Tennessee Shakespeare Company, Germantown. “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” (June 4 – 21). http://www.tnshakespeare.org/

 

Tennessee Stage Company, Knoxville. 2015 season TBA. http://tennesseestagecompany.com

 

 

TEXAS

Austin Shakespeare, Austin. “The Taming of the Shrew” (April 29 – May 24). http://austinshakespeare.org

 

The Emily Ann Theatre and Gardens, Wimberley. “As You Like It” (August 6 – 15). http://www.emilyann.org

 

The Globe Theatre, Odessa. 2015 season TBA. http://www.globesw.org

 

Houston Shakespeare Festival, Houston. “Macbeth” (July 31, August 2 – 8), “The Merchant of Venice” (August 1 – 9). http://www.houstonfestivalscompany.com/hsf/index.html

 

Shakespeare at Winedale, University of Texas, Austin. “Love’s Labour’s Lost” (May 1 & 2), “Twelfth Night” (July 16 – August 9), “Henry V” (July 17 – August 9), “Pericles” (July 18 – August 9). http://www.utexas.edu/cola/progs/winedale/

 

Shakespeare Dallas, Dallas. “Romeo and Juliet” (June 24 – 28), “The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged) [Revised]” (July 1 – 24), “King Lear” (September 16 – 26, October 1 -11). http://www.shakespearedallas.org.

 

Shakespeare on the Rocks, El Paso.  2015 season TBA. http://www.shakespeareontherocks.com

 

Tablerock Festival of Salado, Salado. 2015 season TBA. http://www.tablerock.org

 

Trinity Shakespeare Festival, Fort Worth. “King Lear” (June 9 – 28), “Love’s Labour’s Lost” (June 9 – 28).  http://trinityshakes.org/index.html.  

 

 Texas Shakespeare Festival, Kilgore. “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” (June 25 – July 25), “Twelfth Night” (June 27 – July 26). http://www.texasshakespeare.com/

 

 

UTAH

Utah Shakespeare Festival, Cedar City. “The Taming of the Shrew” (June 25 – September 5), “Henry IV, Part 2” (June 26 – September 5), “King Lear” (June 27 – September 4), “The Two Gentlemen of Verona,” (September 24 – October 31). http://www.bard.org/index.html

 

 

VERMONT

Vermont Shakespeare Company, North Hero. “Romeo and Juliet” (August). http://vermontshakespeare.org/index.html.  

 

 

VIRGINIA

American Shakespeare Center, Staunton. “Hamlet” (touring January – April), “Much Ado About Nothing” (touring January – April), “Antony and Cleopatra” (June – November), “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” (June – November), “The Winter’s Tale” (June – November), “Shakespeare’s Joan of Arc (Henry VI, Part 1” (September – November), “Julius Cesar” (winter season), “Henry V” (winter season), “The Tempest” (2016), “Measure for Measure” (2016). http://www.americanshakespearecenter.com/index.php

 

Barter Theatre, Abingdon. “Hamlet,” (March 8 – May 6). http://bartertheatre.com/

 

Henley Street Theatre, Richmond. “Much Ado About Nothing” (June 4 – 28), “Hamlet” (July 9 – August 2). http://henleystreettheatre.org

 

Synetic Theater, Arlington. “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” (July 15 – August 9). http://www.synetictheater.org/

 

Virginia Shakespeare Festival, Williamsburg. “All’s Well that Ends Well” (July 8 – 19), “Antony and Cleopatra” (July 23 – August 2). http://www.wm.edu/as/vsf/

 

 

WASHINGTON

Seattle Shakespeare Company, Seattle. “Othello” (April 29 – May 17). http://www.seattleshakespeare.org.

 

Greenstage, Seattle. “The Two Noble Kinsmen” (July 10 – August 15), “Much Ado About Nothing” (July 10 – August 15), “Macbeth” (July 10 – August 15), “The Two Gentlemen of Verona” (July 10 – August 15). www.greenstage.org

 

 

WISCONSIN

American Players Theater, Spring Green. “The Merry Wives of Windsor” (June 6 – October 4), “Othello” (August 7 – October 3). http://americanplayers.org/.  

 

Young Shakespeare Players, Madison. “Romeo and Juliet” (April 24 – 25, May 1 – 2), “Merchant of Venice” (July 24 – 26, July 31 – August 2), “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” (July 24 – 26, July 31 – August 2), “King Ricahrd III” (August 14 – 16, 21 – 23). http://youngshakespeareplayers.org

 

 

 

International

 

European Shakespeare Festivals Network: http://esfn.eu/

 

CANADA

Bard on the Beach, Vancouver.”The Comedy of Errors” (June 4 – September 26), “King Lear” (June 18 – September 20), “Love’s Labour’s Lost” (June 19 – June 20). http://www.bardonthebeach.org.

 

Freewill Shakespeare Festival, Alberta. “As You Like It” (June 23 – July 19), “Coriolanus” (June 23 – July 19).  www.FreeWillShakespeare.com.

 

Greater Victoria Shakespeare Festival, Victoria. 2015 season TBA. http://vicshakespeare.com.

 

Shakespeare by the Sea, Halifax. 2015 season TBA. http://www.shakespearebythesea.ca.

 

Shakespeare by the Sea Festival, St. “The Great Shakespearean Walking Tour” (July 5 – August 10), “The Comedy of Errors” (July 17 – August 15), “Shake It Up!” (July 4 – August 15). http://shakespearebytheseafestival.com.

 

Shakespeare in the Ruins, Winnipeg. “Antony and Cleopatra” (June 3 – 27).

http://www.shakespeareintheruins.com.

 

Shakespeare on the Saskatchewan, Saskatoon. “Much Ado About Nothing” (July 8 – August 23), “Othello” (July 9 – August 23). http://www.shakespeareonthesaskatchewan.com.

 

Shakespeare Kelowna, Kelowna. “The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (abridged)” (July 15 – 18, 22 – 25). http://shakespearekelowna.org.

 

Stratford Festival, Ontario. “Hamlet” (May 1 – October 11), “The Taming of the Shrew” (May 11 – October 10), “Love’s Labour’s Lost” (July 30 – October 9), “Pericles” (May 8 – September 19). http://Stratfordfestival.ca.

 

 

 

UNITED KINGDOM

Antic Disposition, London. 2015 season TBA. www.anticdisposition.co.uk.

 

The Barbican, London. “Measure for Measure” (April 15 – 25), “Ninagawa Company Hamlet” (May 21 – 24), “Hamlet” (August 5 – October 31). http://www.barbican.org.uk/

 

Bournemouth Shakespeare Players, Christchurch.  2015 season TBA. www.bshakespearep.org.

 

Cambridge Shakespeare Festival, Cambridge. “Titus Andronicus” (July 13 – August 1), “The Merry Wives of Windsor” (July 13 – August 1), “Romeo and Juliet” (July 13 – August 1), “Love’s Labour’s Lost” (July 13 – August 1), “Much Ado About Nothing” (August 3 – 22), “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” (August 3 – 22), “Timon of Athens” (August 3 – 29), “Macbeth” (August 3 – 29).http://www.cambridgeshakespeare.com/

 

Creation Theatre, Oxford. “As You Like It” (July 28 – September 2). www.creationtheatre.co.uk

 

Crescent Theatre Company, Birmingham. “Hamlet” (April 15 – 18), “Twelfth Night” (November 14 – 28). http://www.crescent-theatre.co.uk/index.php.  

 

Fluellen Theatre Company, Swansea. “The Two Gentlemen of Verona” (April 14 – 16 at Swansea, April 30 at Porthcawl). http://www.fluellentheatre.co.uk/

 

Groundlings Theatre Company, Portsmouth and London. “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” (May 7 – 16). http://www.groundlings.co.uk/.  

 

Guildford Shakespeare Company, Guildford. “Will’s Birthday Bash 7 Sonnet Walk 4” (April 18 – 26), “The Taming of the Shrew” (July 11 – 25). http://www.guildford-shakespeare-company.co.uk/

 

Illyria Theatre Company, touring. “The Taming of the Shrew” (dates TBA). www.illyria.uk.com.

 

Iris Theatre, London. “Twelfth Night” (June 24 – July 24). http://iristheatre.com/

 

The Lord Chamberlain’s Men, touring. 2015 season TBA.www.tlcm.co.uk

 

Maddermarket Theatre, Norwich. “Antony and Cleopatra” (April 23 – May 2). http://www.maddermarket.co.uk/

 

National Theatre, London. “As You Like It” (opens November 24). www.nationaltheatre.org.uk.

 

Pendley Shakespeare Festival, Tring. “Twelfth Night” (August 5 – 9), “Henry V” (August 12 – 16). www.pendleyshakespearefestival.co.uk

 

Principal Theatre Company, touring. 2015 season TBA. http://www.principaltheatrecompany.com/

 

Propeller Theatre Company, touring. “Pocket Merchant” (dates TBA). www.propeller.org.uk

 

Royal Shakespeare Company, Stratford. “Merchant of Venice” (May 14 – September 2), “Othello” (June 4 – August 28), “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” (July 26), “The Famous Victories of Henry V” (June 5 at Swan Theatre. Touring June – July), “Henry V” (September 12 – October 25), “King Lear” (dates TBA). www.rsc.org.uk

 

Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre, London. The Globe Playhouse: “Merchant of Venice” (April 23 – June 7), “Romeo and Juliet” (April 27 – May 8), “As You Like It” (April 23 – June 7), “King John” (April 10 – 19 at Temple Church. June 1 – 27 at the Globe), “Measure for Measure” (June 20 – October 17), “Richard II” (July 11 – October 18), “Richard III” (July 20 – 25), “Much Ado About Nothing” (August 10 – September 12), “Macbeth” (August 17 – 23). Touring: “Hamlet” (April 23, 2014 – April 23, 2016). http://www.shakespearesglobe.com/

 

Stafford Festival Shakespeare, Stafford. “Much Ado About Nothing” (June 25 – July 11). http://www.staffordfestivalshakespeare.co.uk/

 

Stamford Shakespeare Festival, Little Casterton. “Henry V” (June 2 – July 25), “Romeo and Juliet” (June 9 – August 15). www.stamfordshakespeare.co.uk

 

South London Theatre, London. “Macbeth” (May 5 – 9). www.southlondontheatre.co.uk

 

Taking Flight Theatre Company, touring. 2015 season TBA. http://takingflighttheatre.co.uk/test/wordpress

 

Waterloo East Theatre, London. “Othello” (March 10 – 21), “Cymbeline” (March 24 – 29). http://www.waterlooeast.co.uk/index.html

 

Worcester Live, Worcester. “The Comedy of Errors” (July 7 – 19), “Romeo and Juliet” (Winter).http://worcesterlive.co.uk

 

Worcester Repertory Company.“The Comedy of Errors” (July), “Romeo and Juliet” (October). http://www.worcester-rep.co.uk/home/4586226444.  

 

York International Festival, York. May 8 – 17. http://www.parrabbola.co.uk/?p=1

 

 

AUSTRALIA 

Australian Shakespeare Festival, Melbourne. 2015 season TBA. www.australianshakespearecompany.com.au

 

Bard on the Beach, Sydney. “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” (April 10 – 17)  http://www.bardonthebeach.net/index.html.

 

Bell Shakespeare, The Rocks, NSW. “As You Like It” (February 21 – May 10), “Hamlet” (July 15 – December 6), “The Tempest” (August 21 – September 18), “Romeo and Juliet” (August 20 – 24), “The Dream” (August 28 – October 11). http://www.bellshakespeare.com.au

 

Sydney Theatre Company, Sydney. “King Lear” (November 24, 2015 – January 9, 2016). https://www.sydneytheatre.com.au/

 

 

CZECH REPUBLIC 

Letní Shakespeareovské Slavnosti, Ostrava. 2015 season TBA. www.shakespearova.cz

 

 

DENMARK

Hamletscenen, Kronborg Castle. “Hamlet” (August 1 – 4), “The Merchant of Venice” (August 8 screening). http://hamletscenen.dk/index.php/uk/

 

 

GERMANY 

Berlin Shakespeare Company, Berlin. 2015 season, TBA. www.shakespeare-company.de/

 

Bremen Shakespeare Festival, Bremen. “As You Like It” (opens April 16). www.shakespeare-company.com/spielplan/

 

Shakespeare Festival in Globe Neuss, Neuss. “Romeo and Juliet” (May 28 – 31), “As You Like It” (June 1 – 3), “Trans Hamlet Formation – from the Favela into the World” (June 4), “Macbeth” (June 5 – 7), “The Taming of the Shrew” (June 8), “Nit de Reis (Twelfth Night) based on William Shakespeare” (June 9), “This Anniversary's Surprise for the Audience (improv opera based on Shakespeare’s works)” (June 10), “Shakespeare's Kings. Murder Kills based on William Shakespeare” (June 11 – 14), “Measure for Measure” (June 16 – 18), “The Merry Wives of Windsor” (June 19 – 21), “Midsummer Night’s Fantasies” (June 22), “Shakespeare Theatre A Capella with Gustav Peter Wöhler” (June 23), “Love’s Labour’s Lost” (June 25 – 27). www.shakespeare-festival.de/en/

 

 

HUNGARY

Shakespeare Fesztival Gyula, Kossuth. 2015 season TBA. shakespearefesztival.hu

 

 

INDIA

Rangayana Theatre, Kalamandira. 2015 season TBA. http://www.rangayana.org/

 

 

ITALY

Silvano Toti Globe Theatre, Rome. 2015 season TBA. www.globetheatreroma.com

 

 

POLAND

Shakespeare Festival, Gdansk. 2015 season TBA. http://shakespearefestival.pl

 

The Gdańsk Shakespeare Theatre, Gdańsk. 2015 season TBA. http://www.teatrszekspirowski.pl/

 

 

ROMANIA

Craiova Shakespeare Festival, Craovia. 2015 season TBA. http://esfn.eu/festivals/international-shakespeare-festival-craiova

 

 

SLOVAKIA

The Shakespeare Fair (Letní Shakespearovské Slavnosti). “Romeo and Juliet” (June – September). http://www.shakespeare.cz/2015/

 

 

SPAIN

Almagro: International Festival of Classical Theatre Foundation, Madrid. 2015 season TBA. http://www.festivaldealmagro.com/

 

Shakespeare’s Festival of Catalonia, Barcelona. 2015 season TBA. http://fesshakespeare.wix.com/shake2014

 
 

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