Gdańsk Shakespeare Festival with EFFE Award!

EFFE – Europe for Festivals, Festivals for Europe – is the European Festivals Association’s mark of recognition for Europe’s most exciting arts festivals Respected festival representatives from across Europe gathered in Brussels on 18 September for the Arts Festivals Salon and announcement of the 2017 EFFE Awards. EFFE is the scheme for the recognition of Read More

Gdańsk Shakespeare Festival running for EFFE Award!

We are  proud to announce that Festiwal Szekspirowski w Gdańsku /Gdańsk Shakespeare Festival is 1 of 26 festivals which have been highlighted from amongst the 715 EFFE Labelled Festivals by the EFFE International Jury for their exceptional quality, work, commitment and impact within their contexts and territories. These 26 festivals are in the run for the EFFE Award handed Read More

4th Itaka Shakespeare Festival in Serbia- programme

4th SHAKESPEARE FESTIVAL 2017 4 ŠEKSPIR FESTIVAL 30th june – 4th july 2017. In his letter to the last year’s Shakespeare Festival, Peter Brook, one of the greatest directors of the 20th century, wrote: “Shakespeare is a phenomenon, like the Sun and the Moon … his plays can speak directly to people of every race and every level, Read More


XIII. Shakespeare Festival in Gyula -programme

XIII. Shakespeare Festival, Gyula 2017 7th-16th July Hungarian and foreign theatrical performances, music, dance, film, conference, gastronomy Since 2005 Gyula Castle Theatre has been organising the international Shakespeare Festival. The two-week Shakespeare Festival is part of the six-week all-art festival-program of Gyula Castle Theatre as an individual festival. We present programme of XIIth edition :   Read More

The Gdańsk Shakespeare Festival programme

  July 28th – August 6th 2017 Performances, concerts, workshops, meetings with artists, seminars OFF stage: monodramas, street theatre, performances, happenings The Gdansk Shakespeare Festival is one of the biggest international events which, thanks to the Gdansk Shakespeare Theatre and Theatrum Gedanense Foundation, every year hosts the best Shakespeare productions and the most eminent theatre artists Read More

5th International Bitola Shakespeare Festival- programme

Bitola Shakespeare Festival is in Bitola Macedonia is project of Bitola National Theater and happens on several stages in the theater as well as in open spaces out of which the Ancient Theater of Heracleia , 2 km far from Bitola, is most attractive . The idea for organizing the festival was born in London Read More


Remarkable Festivals among us- announcement of EFFE label

3 of ESFN festivals received the EFFE Label 2017-2018 as ‘remarkable festivals’ in Europe ( feedback from the International Jury and Hub Experts): Gdańsk Shakespeare Festival, Poland : „The festival brings high quality and diverse Shakespeare presentations. It has established a network of European Shakespeare Festivals (ESFN) that validates the European and International engagement. Shakespeare Theater Read More

ESFN annual meeting during York International Shakespeare Festival

Most of ESFN members have gathered  for annual meeting which was hosted during York International Shakespeare Festival. Aim of the meeting was to present annual summary and discuss future projects and upcoming festivals. Festivals representatives from all over the Europe had also opportunity to enjoy York International Shakespeare Festival programme. ( more information is HERE) Thank to our Read More

Summer Shakespeare Intensive in Prague!

Prague Shakespeare Company invites students of all ages from all over the world to be a part of an unforgettable summer experience in Prague, Czech Republic: PSC’s 2017 Summer Shakespeare Intensive. The month long intensive training program is conducted in English, featuring outstanding master teachers with a wide variety of Shakespeare and classical theatre experts and is particularly distinguished from other summer training programs Read More


SHAKESPEARE FESTIVAL at the Globe, Neuss- Programme

  SHAKESPEARE FESTIVAL at the Globe, Neuss 9.June – 8. July 2017     One festival, a thousand moments: the 27th Shakespeare Festival at the Globe, Neuss, begins on 9 June 2017. The programme, lasting until 8 July, presents a wide spectrum of thirty-three events ranging from “Shakespeare for beginners” to some highly ambitious productions and musical offers. Read More

York International Shakespeare Festival 2017

York International Shakespeare Festival 2017 15th-25th May   York International Shakespeare Festival is partnership between York Theatre Royal , the Univerity of York and Parrabbola. Our second festival features a vibrant range of productions and reintepretations of Shakespeare from all around the world. Alongside tho compelling productions on the York Theatre Royal main stage, the Studio Read More

European Shakespeare Research Association 2017- final call

ESRA2017: Preliminary congress announcement Shakespeare and European Theatrical Cultures: AnAtomizing Text and Stage 27 – 30 July 2017 at the University of Gdańsk and The Gdańsk Shakespeare Theatre, Poland http://esra2017.eu This conference will convene Shakespeare scholars at a theatre that proudly stands in the place where English players regularly performed 400 years ago. This makes us Read More