Summer Shakespeare 2019

The Tempest & Pericles
August & September 2019 in Nashville & Franklin, TN

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My 615: The Nashville Shakespeare Festival
Created by the Watkins College of Art

Artistic Director Denice Hicks explains why this grassroots company has become the summer destination for Nashvillians of every background.

Want a Royal Experience?
Support NSF and enjoy a gourmet picnic dinner, reserved seating, and VIP parking!

Summer Shakespeare Schedule

6:00pm: Food & drink vendors open
6:00pm: Talking Shakespeare with nightly special guest speakers begins:
6:30pm: Preshow entertainment begins:
7:30pm: Performance begins:

For more information on what to expect at the park, check our FAQ'sclick here

Sign Language-Interpreted Performance: TBD

To find out what vendors and preshow entertainment will be at each performance, check the calendar below:

Get to know Shakespeare in the Park

Shakespeare in the Park was established in 1988 and continues to offer family-friendly professional productions of Shakespeare's plays on a donation basis

2018 Season Sponsor


2018 Shakespeare in the Park Support

Contact The Festival for business and media sponsorship opportunities: