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

In Memory of József Gedeon

With profound sorrow and deep sadness we announce that József Gedeon – one of the  founders and member of the board of European Shakespeare Festivals Network and manager of the Gyula Castle Theatre in Hungary, has passed away. During his rich and remarkable life he was linked and he has built the history of the Gyula Read More

Yerevan International Shakespeare Theatre Festival 20th-26th October

Yerevan International Shakespeare Theatre Festival   „Festivals are the most important cultural events for instance. What an be more motivating for the arts people than experience exchange and communication with different arts schools? Shakespeare international theater festival is a unique part of the European Shakespeare festivals that follows the theater news around the world and presents Read More

ESFN meeting in Gdańsk Shakespeare Theatre

Festival season is almost over ( we are still waiting for Armenia-Shakespeare International Theatre Festival named after Vahram Papazyan, which will start on 22nd October). The time has come for some summary. Representaives of 5 festivals met in Gdańsk on 4th-6th October to exchange some reflexions from this very important „shakespearian” year and share reflexions on past Read More

Shakespeare Festival at Hamlet’s Castle – programme

Shakespeare Festival at Hamlet’s Castle 2016 In this fantastic double-anniversary year, the Shakespeare Festival at Hamlet’s Castle has expanded to three weeks, presenting a veritable cornucopia of the best and most current Shakespeare productions, all specially handpicked for the 200th anniversary of our Shakespeare performance tradition. This year, for the very first time, audiences will have a chance Read More

XII Shakespeare Festival in Gyula – Programme

    The Gyula Castle Theatre operates in the court of the only brick castle that has survived in Central Europe. Between the beginning of July and 10th of August the guests are entertained with the best performances of historical and modern dramas, different forms of prosaic theatre, opera, musical, ballet, mediaeval courtyard-music, jazz, blues, Read More