Shakespeare in Academy Park

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The Tempest
September 26-29, 2019
Directed by Denice Hicks

Join us just outside of Nashville in beautiful Franklin, Tennessee as we bring
The Tempest to Academy Park! This will mark the 4th year that Nashville Shakes has toured its summer show to Williamson County.

Set on an enchanted island ruled by the wizard Prospero and inhabited by spirits, The Tempest is a play about love, betrayal, and forgiveness that will delight the whole family. Come spend a magical evening under the stars with Shakespeare!

6:00pm Talking Shakespeare
6:00pm Vendors open
6:00pm Preshow Entertainment
7:00pm Performance

General Admission is FREE ($10 Suggested Donation)

Check the Season Calendar for Franklin Vendors and Entertainment.
Academy Park is located at 112 Everbright Avenue, Franklin, TN

Bring your own chairs/blanket and pick your favorite spot to watch the show!
There is limited bleacher seating available in the rear


Experience Shakespeare like Royalty with the Royal Package!

VIP parking, gourmet picnic dinner by Frothy Monkey,
and comfortable, reserved seating, all for one price that supports the Festival!

Click here to book Royal Packages

The Nashville Shakespeare Festival brings its annual Summer Shakespeare production to the Academy Park Performing Arts Center in Williamson County for a weekend in the end of September. Here's a look into this family-friendly event that is fast becoming a Franklin tradition!

2019 Shakespeare in Academy Park Sponsors

The TN Arts Commission supports NSF and other non-profits!

The TN Arts Commission supports NSF and other non-profits!