Join us for the 57th season of FREE Kentucky Shakespeare Festival in Central Park

May 31-August 13, 2017
11 weeks/8 productions/66 performances

 

COMEDY
MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING
directed by Matt Wallace
Preview: May 31; Opening: June 1
Run: June 2-4, June 6-11, July 12, 15, 20, 22

 

HISTORY
RICHARD II
 directed by Amy Attaway
Preview: June 15; Opening: June 16
Run: June 17-18, June 20-25, July 13, 16, 18, 21, 22

 

TRAGEDY
JULIUS CAESAR

directed by Matt Wallace
 Preview: June 29; Opening: June 30
Run: July 1-2, 4-9, 11, 14, 19, 22, 23

 BARD-A-THON - July 22
All 3 Productions, 1 Night
4:30pm - Much Ado Nothing
7:30pm - Richard II
10:30pm - Julius Caesar


Kentucky Shakespeare's Globe Players 
present
THE MERCHANT OF VENICE
high school professional training program production
directed by Kyle Ware
July 26-29

COMMUNITY PARTNERS WEEKS

CenterStage at the Jewish Community Center
KISS ME KATE
directed by John Leffert
August 1-6

Louisville Ballet
SHAKESPEARE IN DANCE
 August 9-13

PLUS

Cincinnati Shakespeare Company
PRODUCTION TO BE ANNOUNCED SPRING 2017
July 30 and August 8

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
immediately following 8:00pm performance

The Louisville Improvisors present the 3rd annual
LATE NIGHT SHAKES
June 3, 17, July 1, 15

 

ALL PERFORMANCES ARE FREE!