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


 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

 

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

 

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 - Richard II; 7:30pm - Much Ado About Nothing; 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
LADY LEAR
choreographed by Roger Creel
 August 9-13

PLUS

Cincinnati Shakespeare Company
THE MERRY WIVES OF WINDSOR
directed by Jeremy Dubin 

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 Great Flood Brewing Company beer

Food Trucks from Louisville Food Truck Association (generously donating a portion of sales to Kentucky Shakespeare)

 

7:15pm 
On stage pre-show entertainment and strolling characters

 

8:00pm  
Performance

 

10:30pm
Post-show entertainment
June 3, 17, July 1, August 5

The Louisville Improvisors
present the 3rd annual
LATE NIGHT SHAKES
Improvised Shakespeare Show


ALL PERFORMANCES FREE!