Celebrate 60: The Kentucky Shakespeare Festival Anniversary Production

Kentucky Shakespeare Presents “Celebrate 60: the Kentucky Shakespeare Festival Anniversary Production” LOUISVILLE, KY (September 2, 2020) – Kentucky Shakespeare, the Official Shakespeare Festival of the Commonwealth, proudly announces the premiere of a new virtual production celebrating the 60th anniversary of the free Kentucky Shakespeare Festival in Central Park – Celebrate 60: the Kentucky Shakespeare Festival … Continued

New Album Release and KET KY Premiere

New Album Release As Y’all Like It, songs from Kentucky Shakespeare and KET Premieres Kentucky Shakespeare’s 2019 As You Like It on KET KY: The Kentucky Channel LOUISVILLE, KY (August 20, 2020) ­– Kentucky Shakespeare, the Official Shakespeare Festival of the Commonwealth, is partnering with KET, the state network of PBS member television stations, to … Continued

Virtual Shakespeare in Central Park

Now available, free, at facebook.com/kentuckyshakespeare/videos and youtube.com/kentuckyshakespeare Through August 9, our originally-scheduled closing night.    

Season Announcement 7.14.20

UPDATE Due to the continued effects of COVID-19 and out of an abundance of caution for the health and safety of our artists, staff, and community, Kentucky Shakespeare is postponing our 2020 summer season until summer 2021 with the same artistic, design, and production team, as availability allows. In September, Kentucky Shakespeare will present a … Continued

Kentucky Shakespeare Festival Season Update 6.18.20

“Wisely and slow, they stumble that run fast.”  – Romeo and Juliet We are further delaying plans for our 60th season of free Kentucky Shakespeare Festival in Central Park, with hopes for a later season running throughout September. We’re grateful to have this ability to remain nimble, since our wonderful artists and crew are willing to … Continued

KSF 60th Season Update – May 28, 2020

Dear Kentucky Shakespeare Friends and Family, I’m writing this note on the day originally scheduled to be opening night of Shakespeare in Love. It’s a beautiful day with low chances for rain – just how we like it. I should feel melancholy, I suppose, but instead I’m focused on the great hope I have for the … Continued

Encore Presentation of “Othello” – Virtual Free Shakespeare in Central Park

Please join us for this special shared experience, from the comfort of your own home… in a time when we need it most. Friday, May 8 at 7:00-9:30PM EDT at facebook.com/kentuckyshakespeare and at http://youtube.com/kentuckyshakespeare   Kentucky Shakespeare presents a special encore presentation of our 2018 production of Othello, directed by Matt Wallace. The production ran June 28-July 21, 2018 … Continued