Open call ! Yerevan Shakespeare International Theater Festival

We would like to inform you that the Yerevan Shakespeare International Theater Festival announces open call applications. Applications for participation in the festival can be sent to The festival will take place on November 15-20, 2021 in Yerevan. The deadline for applications is October 1, 2021. e-mail: web: phone: +37491331133

New Chairman and Vice Chairman of ESFN

The ESFN is pleased to announce a new Chairman and Vice Chairman, following elections. Philip Parr – co-director of the York International Shakespeare Festival (UK) as President and Vlad Dragulescu – artistic director of the Craiova Shakespeare Festival (Romania) as Vice President.   The ESFN (European Shakespeare Festivals Network is now 10 years old and brings together the key festivals across Europe who present Shakespeare from an Read More

25th Gdańsk Shakespeare Festival Programme

The jubilee 25th edition of the Shakespeare Festival in Gdańsk will be held on July 30 – August 8, 2021. We will see performances from: Portugal, Italy, Lithuania, Belgium and Poland. The organizers of the Shakespeare Festival are the Gdańsk Shakespeare Theater and the Theatrum Gedanense Foundation. This is a special edition, not only because of a quarter Read More

8th Shakespeare Festival in Serbia 2nd-6th July 2021

8th Shakespeare Festival in the beautiful ambience of Villa Stanković will come to life again. The tragedy of Hamlet „by the famous Peter Brook, performed by the French troupe Des Lumières et des Ombres, will open the 8th Shakespeare Festival at Villa Stanković in Čortanovci on July 2. The next day, the National Theater of Bitola will perform Read More

York International Shakespeare Festival May 25 – June 6

We’re delighted to announce an exciting and wide-ranging programme for the 2021 edition of the York International Shakespeare Festival – which is our fourth festival. Covid, Brexit and all the issues around travel and funding, mean that this won’t be the usual YorkShakes experience. Festivals and Theatre are facing tricky times. So, for this ‘no-budget’ celebration Read More

Shakespeare Festival in Neuss 16.06-02.07 2021

This year Shakespeare at the Globe will take place out of doors: a total of 21 events will be on offer between 16 June and 2 July in the Shakespeare Garden. Nine troupes of travelling players from Austria, England, Turkey and of course Germany are expected, plus the irreplaceable Patrick Spottiswoode with his lectures on the Read More

Professor Jerzy Limon 1950-2021

With deep sadness and feeling of great loss, we announce that on March 3, 2021, the Director of the Gdańsk Shakespeare Theater, Professor Jerzy Limon, passed away. No words can describe the emptiness we have in our hearts. Time has stopped. „The word that could not be missing from my biography is … persistence” – he once Read More

24th Gdańsk Shakespeare Festival

20-28th November 2020 The 24th edition of Gdansk Shakespeare Festival See the PROGRAMME of 24th GDANSK SHAKESPEARE FESTIVAL 2020 Additional events: 20 November at 19.00 – the Festival Opening by Professor Jerzy Limon, Artistic Director 28 November at 17.00, ShakespeareOFF – verdict announcement – Audience award and „Shaking the Walls” award. Additional event presented as a part Read More

7th Shakespeare Festival in Indija ,Serbia

International theatre festival, one of a kind in this part of Europe, presents contemporary productions of William Shakespeare’s plays. It is held annually, in the beautiful setting of a castle on the Danube bank in Čortanovci (a village in Serbia in the Municipality of Indjija, the Province of Vojvodina) – in Villa Stanković, one of the most picturesque Read More

Forced Entertainment Complete Works: Table Top Shakespeare At Home

Shakespeare Festival at the Globe Neuss presents as partner of Forced Entertainment Complete Works: Table Top Shakespeare: At Home A salt and pepper pot for the king and queen. A vase for the prince. A matchbox for the servant. A toilet roll tube for the Innkeeper. A water bottle for the messenger. A kitchen table for a stage. In this ‘At Home’ Read More

Summer Shakespeare Festival in Ostrava 2020!

We are glad to announce that this year edition of Summer Shakespeare Festival in Ostrava will be held on 24th July- 12th August. This year, the varied program will begin with ” The Winter Tale” traditionally performed at the Silesian-Ostrava Castle. Viewers can especially look forward to „Hamlet” – the production of Prague colleagues, starring Hynek Čermák and Read More

Shakespeare ON//line by Gdańsk Shakespeare Theatre

ShakespeareOn//line is  a  project dedicated to the  greatest playwright of all time, its results are presented at platform. Currently, when the tendency is to simplify messages or even reduce them to a single line (when the whole play can be presented in several emoticons) this project aims to develop knowledge about the work and life  of William Shakespeare. The Read More