Nashville Shakespeare Festival

    MISSION


    The mission of the Nashville Shakespeare Festival is to educate and entertain the Mid-South community through professional theatrical experiences. The Festival employs Nashville’s most talented theatre artists to create unique, exciting, 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 outdoor Summer Shakespeare series. Since 1992, The Festival has offered year-round outreach to schools and the community through in-classroom workshops, performances for students, and experiences for emerging actors. Since 2008, The Festival has performed indoor productions in cooperation with local universities during the academic year.

    Venue Details
    Working Hours
    • Weekdays
      09:00 - 22:30
    • Saturday
      09:00 - 23:59
    • Sunday
      Closed
    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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    April 20, 2024
    7:00 pm
    April 18-28, 2024 - Join The Nashville Shakespeare Festival for its Spring Shakespeare co-production with Lipscomb University, Hamlet. Directed by Nat McIntyre.
    August 29, 2024
    6:00 pm
    FREE General Admission ($10 Suggested Donation per Person).
    $100 Royal Package includes reserved seating, reserved parking, and a catered dinner. A portion of the ticket is tax-deductible.
    $40 Noble Seating includes reserved seat only.
    Food & beverages available on site, or bring your own picnic. Alcoholic beverages available at the Kindred Bar benefit Nashville Shakespeare Festival. No outside alcohol permitted.
    5:30pm:
    Food trucks open.
    “Insight" on the Second Floor Terrace, featuring Shakspeare scholars from local universities
    6:00pm:
    Main Stage Pre-show entertainment featuring Nashville musicians and entertainers.
    7:00pm:
    Curtain
    View our Season Calendar for nightly vendors, speakers, and pre-show entertainment.
    For more info, visit www.nashvilleshakes.org
    September 26, 2024
    6:00 pm
    Pay-What-You-Will General Admission ($10 Suggested Donation per Person).
    $100 Royal Package includes reserved seating, reserved parking, and a gourmet picnic dinner. A portion of the ticket is tax-deductible.
    $40 Noble Seating includes reserved seat only.
    Food & beverages available on site, or bring your own picnic.
    5:30pm:
    Food trucks open
    “Insight" featuring scholars from local universities
    6:00pm:
    Pre-show entertainment featuring Nashville musicians and entertainers.
    7:00pm:
    Curtain
    View our Season Calendar for nightly vendors, speakers, and pre-show entertainment.
    For more info, visit www.nashvilleshakes.org