Plays

 

The 2015 Summer Season

 

A Midsummer Night's Dream
June 25th, July 2nd, July 4th, July 10th*, July 12th*, July 17th, July 19th, July 22nd, July 23rd*, and July 25th

Shakespeare's most famous comedy, performed every day of the year somewhere in the world. Touched with magic and loaded with laughs, it is considered one of the ten most brilliant comedies ever written.  Read more!

 
 

The Nerd 
June 26th, July 3rd*, July 5th*, July 10th, July 12th, July 15th, July 16th*, July 18th*, July 23rd, and July 25th

The Nerd is a modern American comedy written by Larry Shue, who also wrote The Foreigner which was a huge success in the Festival's 2013 season. Along with The Foreigner, The Nerd is one of the most frequently-produced comedies of the American theatre, guaranteed to elicit almost-endless laughter from its audience. Read more!

 
 

Twelfth Night
June 27th, July 3rd, July 5th, July 8th, July 9th*, July 11th*, July 16th, July 18th, July 24th*, and July 26th*

"Be not afraid of greatness: some are born great, some achieve greatness and some have greatness thrust upon them" and "Love sought is good, but given unsought is better" are two examples of the poetic wisdom in Shakespeare's masterpiece Twelfth Night.  Read more!

 
 

Man of La Mancha
June 28th, July 1st, July 2nd*, July 4th*, July 9th, July 11th, July 17th*, July 19th*, July 24th, July 26th

Man of La Mancha is one of the most universally admired American musical dramas. Based on the classic novel by Cervantes, a Spanish contemporary of Shakespeare, it features such beautiful songs as "The Impossible Dream" and "Dulcinea", and tells the inspiring story of Don Quixote's noble quest for an ideal world. Read more!

 
 

The Belle of Amherst
July 14th at 2:00 and 7:30          July 15th at 2:00 and 7:30         July 18th at 10:00 a.m.

The Belle of Amherst is a one-woman play written by William Luce about the life and poetry of Emily Dickinson. Throughout the evening, the actress plays fifteen different characters. Read more!

 

 
 

The Princess and the Players
July 15th, 16th, 17th, 18th, 21st, 22nd, 23rd, 24th, and 25th at 10:00 a.m.

When a spoiled young princess demands to be entertained, young William
Shakespeare and his troupe of actors perform a new play for her. Read more!

 

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