Monday, April 21st, 2014

Maryland Shakespeare Festival will bring free performances of Romeo and Juliet to parks throughout the state of Maryland from July 9th to 25th. Grab a blanket, picnic, and your main squeeze for this family-friendly production of Shakespeare’s timeless tale of star-crossed love. Through the ages, the young lovers Romeo and Juliet have come to be [...]

As the final Bare Bard of the Season of Forbidden Love, Maryland Shakespeare Festival’s professional company will present A Midsummer Night’s Dream on Saturday, April 24th at 8 p.m. and Sunday, April 25th at 2 p.m.  Come celebrate both Maryland Shakespeare Festival’s 10th anniversary and Shakespeare’s 446th birthday with Shakespeare’s beloved comedy of magic, mischief, [...]

Why settle for just one tale of forbidden love? Maryland Shakespeare Festival presents Love’s Labour’s Lost and its five unlikely couples!  Join favorites from the professional company and many new faces for this rule-breaking comedy performed in the no-rules Bare Bard format. And what is a Bare Bard?  As part of Maryland Shakespeare Festival’s ongoing [...]

The Bare Bard performances are back in 2010 with Romeo and Juliet! As the Season of Forbidden Love continues, Maryland Shakespeare Festival’s professional company will take on Shakespeare’s most famous tale of star-crossed love. Through the ages, the young lovers Romeo and Juliet have come to be synonymous with the impetuousness of adolescent passion.  No [...]

Dear Friend, Goethe once wrote, “Whatever can be known of the heart of man may be found in Shakespeare’s plays.”  For over 400 years, his plays have helped us understand the full range of our own humanity – from the depths of senseless cruelty and hatred, to the struggle for justice and the miracle of [...]

Maryland Shakespeare Festival’s Season of Forbidden Love continues with Shakespeare’s psychological thriller, Othello. Join the professional company on a journey through love won by words and lost by betrayal. What better way to explore this tale of the power of language to both create and destroy than with a Bare Bard?  As part of Maryland [...]

If music  be the food of love play on! Join the professional company of MD Shakespeare Festival for one of Shakespeare’s favorite comedies. Viola lands on the shores of Illyria thinking her twin brother is dead.  This begins a journey of mix up identities and forbidden love.  Count Orsino loves Olivia who falls in love [...]

Sea Monsters! Damsels in Distress!  Dueling Gods! Kick-Butt Feminist Warrior Chicks running through the forest!  And Cupid Gone Wild!  All on one stage December 4th and 5th! What could all of this craziness portend? It’s the fall production by MD Shakespeare Festival’s Riotous Youth!  Join the company’s teen ensemble as they produce a play from [...]