The 2014 Shakespeare In The Park Summer Season will consist of 8 productions totaling 56 performances over 10 weeks.

3 Kentucky Shakespeare Professional Productions


Directed by Matt Wallace

June 11-22


Directed by Amy Attaway

June 25-July 6


Directed by Matt Wallace

July 10-13

Rotating Repertory Weeks (all 3 productions)

July 15-27

1 Globe Players Student Production


July 31-August 3

4 Community Partners Productions in Rotating Repertory Over Two Weeks

AS YOU LIKE IT presented by Le Petomane Theatre Ensemble

PERICLES presented by Walden Theatre

August 5-10

KING LEAR presented by Savage Rose Classical Theatre

WOMEN OF WILL presented by Shoestring Productions

August 12-17



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William Shakespeare’s grandchildren all died without children – leaving him with no descendants.

Councilman David James and Kentucky Shakespeare Present the First Ever Saturday in the Park October 15, Central Park in Old Louisville

October 15, 2011

WHO: Councilman David James of District 6- Old Louisville and Kentucky Shakespeare, the oldest free Shakespeare festival in the nation.

WHAT: Councilman James and Kentucky Shakespeare are proud to present the first Saturday in the Park, a festival celebrating the many amenities, beauty and community of Old Louisville and Central Park. Free festivities will include interactive children’s theatre, inflatable games, live music, all-age tennis clinics, movies on the big screen and more.

WHEN: Saturday, October 15, 2011 (rain date October 22, 2011) Noon – 10 PM

WHERE: Central Park 1340 S 4th St. (Fourth Street and Park Avenue) Louisville, KY 40208

BACKGROUND: For those who have lived in Louisville and even for some that are new to the area, Central Park is synonymous every summer for Shakespeare in the Park, the oldest free Shakespeare festival in the United States produced by our very own Kentucky Shakespeare. What most don’t know about are the many other offerings of Kentucky Shakespeare, Central Park and the Old Louisville Neighborhood.

Councilman James and Kentucky Shakespeare Present Saturday in the Park

Come join Councilman David James and Kentucky Shakespeare in supporting these Louisville hidden gems for a day of fun and frolic at the first Saturday in the Park.  Free festivities will include interactive children’s theatre featuring Romeo & Juliet and Boy Meets Girl Meets Shakespeare, inflatable games, live music from Steve Cooley, Johnny Berry, Kimberly Coleman and the Louisville Symphonic, Gnomeo & Juliet and Singing’ In the Rain on the big screen, tennis clinics for all ages and much more.

For more information, or to schedule an interview, visit or call (502) 574-9900.