Nashville Shakespeare Festival

    MISSION


    The mission of the Nashville Shakespeare Festival is to educate and entertain the Mid-South community through professional Shakespearean experiences. The Festival employs Nashville’s most talented theatre artists to create unique and relevant productions and programs that stimulate the minds and enrich the lives of students and adults throughout Middle Tennessee.

    Since 1988, The Festival has produced its Annual Free Shakespeare in the Park every summer in Centennial Park. Since 1992, The Festival has offered year-round outreach to schools and the community through in-classroom workshops, performances for students and experiences for young actors. Since 2008, The Festival has performed its Annual Winter Shakespeare Production at the Troutt Theater, offering both public performances and student matinees. In 2018, Winter Shakespeare will also be offered for one week in Murfreesboro at MTSU’s Tucker Theatre.

    Venue Details
    Working Hours
    • Weekdays
      09:00 - 22:30
    • Saturday
      09:00 - 23:59
    • Sunday
      Closed
    Venue Map
    Events of the Venue
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    March 16, 2021
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    March 16, 2021
    This 75-minute video is a 5-actor rendition of Shakespeare’s timeless classic ROMEO & JULIET. Edited and directed by Denice Hicks, the video is presented in 24 short scene segments, and emphasizes the language, characters, and story. Closed Captioning in English and Spanish available.
    April 2, 2021
    This 75-minute video is a 5-actor rendition of Shakespeare’s timeless classic ROMEO & JULIET. Edited and directed by Denice Hicks, the video is presented in 24 short scene segments, and emphasizes the language, characters, and story. Closed Captioning in English and Spanish available.
    April 3, 2021
    This compact and creative version of the Bard's magical comedy A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM is edited and directed by Katie Bruno. The play is performed by 2 actors and intended for all ages, especially those who love stories of fairies, forests, and feelings! Closed Captioning in English and Spanish available. 52 minutes.