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

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


20. Gdansk Shakespeare Festival Programme

20. Gdansk Shakespeare Festival Programme The Gdańsk Shakespeare Festival in 2016 will take place from 29 July to 7th August. The 20 years anniversary edition will comprise many unusal attractions from around the world including Great Britain, Israel,Italy and Iran. Main Stage Events programme: 29th of July 2016 (Friday) 6pm- The Opening of the Festival „Shakespeare Read More

Shakespeare 400 in Gdańsk!

The Day of April 23th has traditionally been dedicated to William Shakespeare as this is the day of his death and asserted day of his birthday. This year the whole world is celebrating the 400th Anniversary of Shakespeare’s Death. The Gdańsk Shakespeare Theatre was commemorating the date with a unique event comprising films presentations and street happening Read More

Maria Joao sings for Shakespeare

Once again thanks to ESFN collaboration very special Shakespearian project came to live. Three brilliant musicians gathered together to create unusual programme titled „Songs for Shakespeare”. Premiere performance took place during Gyuila Shakespeare Festival thanks to an effort of its director Josef Gedeon. „Songs for Shakespeare” were performed on Gdańsk Shakespeare Festival . It will also  be part of Read More


Photo review of 19th Gdańsk Shakespeare Festival

19th Gdańsk Shakespeare Festival took place on 31st July-9th August 2015 in Gdańsk ,Poland. Over 300 artists from  from Poland, Denmark, Hungary, Portugal, Romania, Georgia and England were presented. Among these, works of renowned masters like  Luk Perceval (‚Macbeth’, Baltic House, St. Petersburg), László Bocsárdi (‚Hamlet’, Tamási Áron Theatre, Sfântu-Gheorghe), Robert Sturua (‚Julius Ceasar’, Rustaveli Read More

19th Gdańsk Shakespeare Festival 31st July-9th August Programme

The Shakespeare Festival on its 19th edition returns to the traditional summer date. This year it will take place on 31st July-9th August. The festival is one of its kind in Poland and one of the largest in the whole world. Its organizers – the Gdańsk Shakespeare Theatre and Theatrum Gedanense Foundation – each year present Read More