Kentucky Shakespeare Festival in Central Park

56th season of Kentucky Shakespeare Festival in Central Park

June 1-August 14, 2016 
11 weeks/7 productions/64 performances

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KENTUCKY SHAKESPEARE PRESENTS

THE TWO GENTLEMEN OF VERONA
directed by Matt Wallace
Preview: June 1; Opening: June 2
Run: June 3-5, June 7-12, July 13, 16, 20, 23

 

  THE WINTER'S TALE 
 directed by Amy Attaway
Preview: June 16; Opening: June 17
Run: June 18-19, June 21-26, July 14, 17, 19, 22, 23

 

 ROMEO AND JULIET 
directed by Matt Wallace
 Preview: June 30; Opening: July 1
Run: July 2-3, 5-10, 12, 15, 20, 23, 24

 

ROTATING REPERTORY WEEKSJuly 12-24
All 3 plays rotate nightly

 

 BARD-A-THON - July 23
All 3 Productions, 1 Night
4:30pm - The Winter's Tale
7:30pm - The Two Gentlement of Verona
10:30pm - Romeo and Juliet


Kentucky Shakespeare's Globe Players 
present
AS YOU LIKE IT
student conservatory production
directed by Kyle Ware
July 27-30

 

COMMUNITY PARTNERS WEEK

CenterStage at the JCC presents
WEST SIDE STORY 
directed by John Leffert

August 2-7

The Louisville Ballet presents
SHAKESPEARE IN DANCE
choreographed by Roger Creel
 August 10-14

NIGHTLY EVENTS

Performances are held at the
C. Douglas Ramey Amphitheater
in historic Old Louisville's Central Park
4th & Magnolia, Louisville, KY 40208

 

7:00pm – Will’s Gift Shop, Will’s Tavern (serving Brown-Forman products), and Food Trucks from Louisville Food Truck Association open
(The Louisville Food Truck Association generously donates a portion of sales to Kentucky Shakespeare)

 

7:15pm – PRE-SHOW ENTERTAINMENT

 

8:00pm – PERFORMANCE

 

POST SHOW ENTERTAINMENT
Every Saturday night in June
immediately following 8:00pm performance
The Louisville Improvisors present the 2nd annual
LATE NIGHT SHAKES

 

ALL PERFORMANCES ARE FREE! 

 

MEET THE SUMMER COMPANY

 

GEEK FACTS

because we can't act footnotes
Additional Program Notes from Dramaturg Gregory Maupin

THE TWO GENTLEMEN OF VERONA

THE WINTER'S TALE

ROMEO & JULIET

 

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