We’re bringing a new production of Hamlet to 28+ area parks this spring. Join us for this free, 90-minute performance in a park near you April-May 2020.

Thanks to our friends at Kelly’s Filmworks for this look at our Shakespeare in the Parks spring tour! Shakespeare in the Parks tour video

We are still finalizing the schedule for the 2020 tour!

Thank you to these sponsors who’ve committed to bring Shakespeare in the Parks tour to their neighborhood park in 2020:

Louisville Metro Council:
Councilwoman Jessica Green, District 1 Russell Lee Park
Councilwoman Barbara Shanklin, District 2 Petersburg Park
Councilwoman Barbara Sexton Smith, District 4 Smoketown • Ali Boxing Glove Monument
Councilwoman Paula McCraney, District 7 and Councilman David Yates, District 25 Carrie Gaulbert Cox Park
Councilman Brandon Coan, District 8 Tyler Park
Councilman Bill Hollander, District 9 and White Clay Story Avenue Park
Councilman Pat Mulvihill, District 10 Emerson Park
Councilman Mark Fox, District 13; Councilman Kevin Triplett, District 15;
Councilwoman Nicole George, District 21; Councilman David Yates, District 25 Iroquois Park Amphitheater
Councilwoman Cindi Fowler, District 14 Sun Valley Park
Councilman Markus Winkler, District 17 Hounz Lane Park
Councilman Anthony Piagentini, District 19 Beckley Creek Park
Councilman Stuart Benson, District 20 The Parklands • Broad Run Park
Councilman James Peden, District 23 Highview Park
Councilman Brent Ackerson, District 26 Klondike Park
Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Historical Park
Mayor Bill Dieruf and the Jeffersontown City Council Jeffersontown • Veterans Memorial Park
City of Jeffersonville, Mike Moore, Mayor; Jeffersonville Public Art Commission; Jeffersonville Main Street; Jeffersonville Arts Alliance Jeffersonville • Picasso Pointe
City of Lyndon, Brent Hagan, Mayor Lyndon • Robsion Park
City of Mt. Washington, Barry Armstrong, Mayor Amphitheater at Mt. Washington Sports Complex
City of New Albany, Jeff Gahan, Mayor New Albany • Bicentennial Park
City of Shively Councilwoman Tiffany Burton-McBroom Shively Park
City of St. Matthews, Richard J. Tonini, Mayor St. Matthews City Hall
Fountain Square Players Bowling Green • SOKY Marketplace Amphitheater
LG&E Riverview Park, Shawnee, Park, and Victory Park
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April 2019

Shakespeare in the Parks Tour

April 27 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Pewee Valley, Central Court
Pewee Valley, KY
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  Pewee Valley • Central Park Rain Space: Pewee Valley Presbyterian Church Sponsored by the City of Pewee Valley, Bob Rogers, Mayor      

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Shakespeare in the Parks Tour

April 28 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Smoketown • Ali Monument, 760 S. Hancock St.
Louisville, KY 40203 United States
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  Smoketown • Muhammad Ali Boxing Glove Monument Rain Space: Smoketown Family Wellness Center Sponsored by Councilwoman Barbara Sexton-Smith, District 4      

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Shakespeare in the Parks Tour

April 28 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Sun Valley Park, 6616 Ashby Ln
Louisville, KY 40272 United States
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  Sun Valley Park Rain Space: Sun Valley Community Center Sponsored by Councilwoman Cindi Fowler, District 14      

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May 2019

Shakespeare in the Parks Tour

May 5 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Bicentennial Park, 118 E Spring St.
New Albany, IN 47150 United States
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  New Albany • Bicentennial Park Rain Space: Silver Street Park Sponsored by the City of New Albany, Jeff Gahan, Mayor      

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Shakespeare in the Parks Tour

May 9 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Shively Park, 1902 Park Rd.
Shively, KY 40216 United States
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  Shively Park Rain Space: Shively Community Center Sponsored by Shively Councilwoman Tiffany Burton-McBroom      

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Shakespeare in the Parks Tour

May 10 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Veterans Memorial Park, 10707 Taylorsville Rd
Jeffersontown, KY 40299 United States
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  Veterans Memorial Park Rain Space: The Jeffersonian Sponsored by Mayor Bill Dieruf and the Jeffersontown City Council      

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Shakespeare in the Parks Tour

May 11 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Riverview Park, 8202 Greenwood Rd
Louisville, KY 40258 United States
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  Riverview Park Rain Space: Pleasure Ridge Park High School Sponsored by Councilman Rick Blackwell, District 12      

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Shakespeare in the Parks Tour

May 11 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
St. Matthews City Hall, 3940 Grandview Ave
Louisville, KY 40207
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  St. Matthews City Hall Rain Space: St. Matthews Community Center Sponsored by the City of St. Matthews, Richard J. Tonini, Mayor      

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Shakespeare in the Parks Tour

May 12 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Broad Run Park, 11551 Bardstown Rd
Louisville, KY 40291 United States
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  Broad Run Park Rain Space: Broad Run Park Sponsored by Councilman Stuart Benson, District 20      

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Shakespeare in the Parks Tour

May 12 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Norton Commons, 10712 Meeting Street
Prospect, KY 40059 United States
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  Norton Commons Amphitheater Rain Space: YMCA at Norton Commons Sponsored by Norton Commons      

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Shakespeare in the Parks Tour

May 17 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Mt. Washington Sports Complex Amphitheater, 131 Gardner Way
Mt. Washington, KY 40047 United States
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  Mt. Washington Sports Complex Amphitheater Rain Space:Bullitt East High School Sponsored by the City of Mt. Washington, Barry Armstrong, Mayor      

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Shakespeare in the Parks Tour

May 18 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
SOKY Marketplace Amphitheater, 636 Center St.
Bowling Green, KY 42101 United States
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  Bowling Green • SOKY Marketplace Amphitheater Rain Space: SOKY Pavilion Sponsored by Fountain Square Players      

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Shakespeare in the Parks Tour

May 19 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Klondike Park, 3807 Klondike Ln
Louisville, KY 40220 United States
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  Klondike Park Rain Space: Marine Corps League #729 Sponsored by Councilman Brent Ackerson, District 26      

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Shakespeare in the Parks Tour

May 19 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Story Avenue Park, 1519 Story Avenue
Louisville, KY 40206 United States
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  Story Avenue Park Rain Space: The Pointe Sponsored by White Clay & Councilman Bill Hollander, District 9      

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Shakespeare in the Parks Tour

May 25 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Shawnee Park, 4501 W Broadway
Louisville, KY 40211 United States
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  Shawnee Park Rain Space: Shawnee Community Center Sponsored by Councilwoman Donna Purvis, District 5      

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Enjoy a performance of a Hamlet at your neighborhood park this spring.

2019 Program Sponsors

Louisville Metro Council: Jessica Green (District 1), Barbara Shanklin (District 2), Barbara Sexton Smith (District 4), Donna Purvis (District 5), David James (District 6), Brandon Coan (District 8), Paula McCraney (District 7), Bill Hollander (District 9), Pat Mulvihill (District 10), Rick Blackwell (District 12), Mark Fox (District 13), Cindi Fowler (District 14), Kevin Triplett (District 15), Markus Winkler (District 17), Stuart Benson (District 20), Nicole George (District 21), James Peden (District 23), David Yates (District 25), and Brent Ackerson (District 26).

Fountain Square Players, Mayor Bill Dieruf – City of Jeffersontown, Jeffersontown City Council, Mayor Mike Moore – City of Jeffersonville, Jeffersonville Public Art Commission, Jeffersonville Main Street, Jeffersonville Arts Alliance, La Grange Kentucky Main Street Program, Wilborn Family Foundation, Locust Grove, Mayor Brent Hagan – City of Lyndon, Mayor Barry Armstrong – City of Mt. Washington, Mayor Jeff Gahan – City of New Albany, Norton Commons, Mayor Richard J. Tonini – City of St. Matthews, Tyler Park Neighborhood Association, Mayor Bob Rogers – City of Pewee Valley, Councilwoman Tiffany Burton- McBroom – City of Shively, and White Clay.