Press Release: 2019 summer season is announced!

59th Annual Kentucky Shakespeare Festival in Central Park Featuring As You Like It, Henry IV Part II, and King Lear   LOUISVILLE, KY (February 10, 2019) – Kentucky Shakespeare kicks off its 59th annual free Kentucky Shakespeare Festival in Central Park with a comedy, a history, and a tragedy. The season begins with their professional … Continued

War of the Worlds airs TUESDAY OCT 30 on Louisville Public Media!

Tune In To Kentucky Shakespeare’s Broadcast of War of the Worlds Louisville Public Media brings Kentucky Shakespeare‘s all new adaptation of the radio play War of the Worlds back to the airwaves on the 80th anniversary of the initial broadcast. So set your radio dial to one of the Louisville Public Media stations and sit … Continued

North America’s Best Festivals features Kentucky Shakespeare!

We’re proud to represent Kentucky and the whole region on this website — published by the largest travel agency in Canada, featuring the best festivals throughout North America. Check out the information, and visit the website using the link below. It’s festival season, and North America has it all. But the question is, what are … Continued

Night of the Living Dead: The Radio Play

Louisville Public Media Performance Studio 619 South Fourth Street Louisville, KY 40202 October 2-31, 2019 Tickets: $20 ($18 for students/seniors/military) Get Tickets Here Kentucky Shakespeare and Louisville Public Media team up again to present a live radio play in the Louisville Public Media performance studio. The same creative team that brought you last year’s popular … Continued

Othello’s Rave Reviews

Othello opened on the 29th.  Since the opening, reviews have begun to trickle out.  Read them below! “Othello at Kentucky Shakespeare Festival delivers another action packed production for all audiences. With lies, deception and chaos, this play builds tension that beats the Louisville heat.” – Arts Louisville, review by Kate Barry “The most emotionally shattering piece … Continued

 

Othello Opens June 29th

Our final show of the professional season is OTHELLO.  Opening on June 29th, director Matt Wallace uses OTHELLO to explore jealousy, deceit, and hate in contemporary military world. Admission is free.  The amphitheatre opens at 6:30 with Food Trucks from the Louisville Food Truck Association. Will’s Tavern opens at 7:00 serving Brown-Forman, West Sixth and … Continued

 

Reviews for Henry IV, Part I

Since Henry IV, Part I opened, local reviews have come out!  Read some below and come see the current installment of Kentucky Shakespeare’s Game of Kings series. “It’s worth not just going, but going again.  Add food and drink, and it’s an ideal summer night.  We’re so lucky, Louisville.” – Insider Louisville, review by Melissa … Continued

 

Need a Refresher for Henry IV, Part I?

Maybe you saw Richard II last summer and are having a little trouble remembering where we left off… or maybe you didn’t see it at all. Don’t worry!  If you want to catch up on all the happenings of last summer before you see Henry IV, Part I, you can. Watch below for a quick recap on our … Continued