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Copyright © The Nashville Shakespeare Festival. All rights reserved. This site has been published since 1999 and is continuously updated and revised.

Except as specifically permitted herein, you may not reproduce any portion of the Materials (as defined below) posted on this Site without prior written permission from Nashville Shakespeare Festival. This prohibition includes, but is not limited to editorial and pictorial content.


All pages on this Site, including the abbreviation for The Nashville Shakespeare Festival, Nashville Shakes, Shakespeare Head Logo, splash screen and all page headers, custom graphics and button icons are non-registered service marks, trademarks, and/or trade dress (collectively, “Marks") of The Festival or other third parties.  You may not use the Marks without The Festival’s prior written consent, or the consent of the third parties that may own the Marks.

General Use Parameters and Restrictions

All materials contained in the Site (the “Material” or “Materials"), which include, among other things, images, illustrations, designs, icons, photographs, audio clips, video clips, articles, documents, products, software, services and written and other materials that are part of this Site, are the copyrighted property of  The Nashville Shakespeare Festival or its licensors.

You may not copy, reproduce, republish, upload, post, transmit or distribute the Materials in any way without The Festival's prior express written permission. You may not “mirror” any Material contained on this Site on any other server. You may not use any of the Materials on any other Web site or networked computer environment for any purpose.

You may display, copy, distribute or download the Materials on this Site provided that ALL of the following conditions are met: (1) both the copyright notice which appears on this Site and this permission notice appear in the Materials, (2) the use of such Materials is solely for personal, noncommercial and informational use and will not be copied or posted on the Internet, or any other network computer or broadcast in any media, and (3) no modifications of any of the Materials are made.

IIf you breach any of this Site’s terms or conditions, this Agreement will be terminated immediately. Upon termination, you agree that you will immediately destroy any downloaded and printed Materials.

You are prohibited from copying or imitating, in whole or in part, the design or layout of this Site or elements protected by trade dress that are protected by United States and International law and other intellectual property rights.

Any unauthorized use of any Materials contained on this Site may violate copyright, trademark, or other laws. Such violations may result in severe civil and criminal penalties against you. The Festival will prosecute violators to the maximum extent possible.



The Site contains photographs of The Nashville Shakespeare Festival personnel and others. However, if your photo appears on the Site and you wish to have it removed for any reason, please send such requests to


Submissions & Third Party Content

You agree not to submit to the Site shall any content which (a) is libelous, defamatory, invasive of privacy, or is obscene, pornographic, abusive or threatening; (b) violates or infringes any person’s legal rights or the legal rights of any entity, including, but not limited to, copyrights, trademarks and patents; (c) violates any law; (d) advocates any unlawful activity; or (e). solicits funds for or otherwise advocates any organization, goods or services.

You are solely responsible for any Materials you submit, and that The Festival has no responsibility for any of these Materials, including their legality, originality, reliability and appropriateness. By submitting your content, you agree to be bound by these terms.


The Nashville Shakespeare Festival makes no representations or warranties of any kind, whether express or implied, regarding this Site or its contents. The Festival expressly disclaims any such representations and warranties, including, but not limited to those relating to merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose. Moreover, The Festival does not represent or warrant that any Materials which you may access at or through the Site are current, accurate or complete. The Site and all of its contents are provided on an “as is” basis only. The Festivalmay change information relating to pricing and availability without notice. You agree that you will use the Site and any Materials available at or through the Site solely at your own risk. You also agree that you are solely responsible for all costs associated with any servicing or repairs of any equipment you use, including your computer, as part of your use of the Site and that The Festival will not in any way be liable to you for damages of any kind which relate to your use of the Site. You also agree to waive any and all claims of any kind or nature against The Festival, its officers or employees with respect to your use of this Site or any of the information or Materials available at the Site.

The Nashville Shakespeare Festival may be required to report to and cooperate fully with law enforcement authorities or comply with court orders which request or direct The Festival to disclose the identity of anyone who submits Materials which may be threatening or libelous or which violates any law.

Our Site may be accessed from other countries around the world and may contain references to The Festival licenses, services, programs or products which are not available in your country. Any reference to these services, programs are products does not indicate that The Festival intends to implement any of them in your country.

Limitation of Liability & Indemnity

Neither The Nashville Shakespeare Festival, nor, nor any of its officers, directors, employees, or any of its other representatives will be liable for damages arising out of or in connection with your use of or the inability to use this Site. This is an all-encompassing limitation of our liability that applies to all damages of any kind, including but not limited to, damages that are compensatory, direct, indirect or consequential, loss of profit, income or data, damage to property and claims by any other persons or entities. You agree to defend, indemnify and hold harmless, The Festival, its officers, directors, employees, agents, and any distributors from and against any and all third-party claims, demands, liabilities, costs, or expenses, including reasonable attorney’s fees, resulting from or related to your use of the Site or your breach of any of the agreements, representations or warranties you have made to or with The Festival.

Links to Third-Party Sites

Our Site contains links to other web sites which are not under The Nashville Shakespeare Festival's control. The Festival makes no representations of any kind regarding the content of such sites and you agree to irrevocably waive any claim against The Festival with respect to such sites. You agree that anytime you access a different web site through The Festival’s Site, you do so at your own risk. The Nashville Shakespeare Festival is not responsible for the accuracy or reliability of any information or Materials contained on non-Festival web sites you access through our Site. The Festival allows links to other web sites merely as a convenience to you. Any comments regarding any of these other web sites, including the Materials and resources contained on them, should be directed to the entity whose web site contains these Materials or resources. However, Teh Festival's webmaster would like to be copied on any complaint addressed to any of these non-Festival sites.

Nashville Shakespeare Festival’s Policy Regarding Linking to This Site

The Festival welcomes other sites linking to our Site, so long as the following guidelines are followed. Developers should link to our home page ( rather than linking to internal pages. Our pages are constantly changing, with content being added and removed on a daily basis. By linking to our homepage, you ensure that your site avoids containing broken links in the future. You may not use the Shakes head logo or any other graphics or text to imply an endorsement or support by The Nashville Shakespeare Festival without written permission. To inquire further, contact:

The Bard

The Nashville Shakespeare Festival

161 Rains Avenue

Nashville, TN  37203

When linking to internal pages, you should inform us as to which pages you want to link to, the specific content on the page you are interested in, when you plan to start linking and the duration for which the link will be available. Also include the URL of the page that contains the link. Upon linking to, Nashville Shakespeare Festival content should appear in its own browser window, by setting the href target to “_blank” or by spawning a new browser. The page must not appear within a frame. In addition, the content of must not be portrayed as belonging to anyone other than The Nashville Shakespeare Festival. Nor should your site imply that Teh Festival is endorsing your products or services. By linking your site with The Festival Site, you agree that you will not provide false or misleading information about The Festival, its officers, directors, or its services or activities. You further agree that your web site does not infringe the rights of any other person or entity, including but not limited to copyrights and trademarks. You also agree that your site does not violate any laws, advocate unlawful activity or contains content which is not appropriate for all ages. The Festival reserves the right to remove or to request you to remove any links to any Site which is not in compliance with the foregoing terms and conditions. Should you have any questions, please contact our webmaster at


No Endorsements

The appearance of or reference to any information, Materials or other content on, or linked to, from this Site does not constitute an endorsement, express or implied of any products or services provided by entities other than the Nashville Shakespeare Festival.


Local Laws and Export Controls

The Site is controlled by The Nashville Shakespeare Festival from its offices in Nashville, TN. We make no representation that these Materials are appropriate or available for use in any particular location. If you use this Site from other locations, you are responsible for compliance with applicable local laws.

You acknowledge and agree that all Materials herein are subject to the US Export Administration Laws and Regulations. Diversion of such Materials contrary to US law is prohibited. None of the Materials may be downloaded, transferred or otherwise exported or re-exported directly or indirectly, to proscribed or embargoed countries or their nationals, nor be used for nuclear activities, chemical biological weapons, or missile projects unless authorized by the US Government. Proscribed countries are set forth in the US Export Administration Regulations. Countries subject to US embargo are: Cuba, Iran, Iraq, Libya, Rwanda, Angola, Yugoslavia, Liberia and Somalia. This list is subject to change without further notice. You certify that you are not on the US Department of Commerce’s Denied Persons List or affiliated lists or on the US Department of Treasury’s Specially Designated Nationals List. You agree to comply strictly with all US export laws and assume sole responsibility for obtaining licenses to export or re-export as may be required. By downloading or using Materials, including software from this Site, you are agreeing to the foregoing and you are warranting that you are not located in, under the control of, or a national or resident of any such country or on any such list.

Governing Law and Jurisdiction

This Site is controlled by The Nashville Shakespeare Festival from its offices within the County or Davidson, City of Nashville and State of Tennessee, United States of America. By accessing this Site, you and The Festival agree that all matters relating to your access to, or use of this Site shall be governed by the statutes and laws of the State of Tennessee without regard to the conflicts of laws principles thereof.


This Agreement is effective unless and until terminated by either you or The Nashville Shakespeare Festival. You may terminate this Agreement at any time. Your access to this Site may be terminated immediately, without notice from us, if in our sole discretion you fail to comply with any term or provision of this Agreement. Upon any termination of this Agreement by either you or The Festival, you agree that you will cease use of the Site immediately and destroy all Materials obtained from the Site and all copies thereof, whether made under the terms of this Agreement or otherwise.



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