Q: How much do events cost and who can attend?
A: All events are free and open to the public. Some events, such as teacher training workshops and school trip programming, require pre-registration.
Q: When and where can I view Shakespeare’s First Folio?
A: The First Folio exhibition will open on March 8 and run through April 3. It will be available for viewing during normal operating hours for the J. Wayne Stark Galleries which are as follows:
Tuesday – Friday 9:00am – 8:00pm
Saturday – Sunday 12:00pm – 6:00pm
The galleries are closed on Mondays and all University holidays. For more information you can visit the J. Wayne Stark Galleries website here.
Q: Where can I park?
A: Visitor parking maps can be found here.
Q: Will the First Folio be travelling to a museum in my city?
A: In Texas, the First Folio will only be stopping in College Station. For a list of the other cities around the country in which the folio will be stopping, see here.
Q: If I’m in Texas but I can’t be in the Bryan/College Station area, where might I find Shakespeare programming near me?
A: There’s plenty of programming around the state to help you celebrate 400 years of Shakespeare. Here are a few companies putting on Shakespeare plays near you.
Austin Shakespeare (Austin): Macbeth, May 4 – 29; Twelfth Night, June 23 – July 3
Houston Shakespeare Festival (Houston): Macbeth, July 31 – Aug. 8; The Merchant of Venice, Aug. 1 – 9
Penfold Theatre Co. (Austin): Comedy of Errors, July 7 – 30
Shakespeare Aloud (Austin): open readings of one play each month (see link for details)
Shakespeare at Winedale (Austin): Julius Caesar, Feb 29; Henry V, March 1; The Two Gentlemen of Verona, Apr. 29; The Two Noble Kinsmen, April 30; The Tempest, June 23 – 25; The Taming of the Shrew, July 14 – 16; Much Ado About Nothing, July 14 – Aug. 7; King John, July 14 – Aug. 7; Richard III, Sept. 24
Shakespeare Dallas (Dallas): Richard III, June 22 – July 23; The Tempest, Sept. 21 – Oct. 16
Shakespeare on the Concho (San Angelo): The Taming of the Shrew, June 17 – 25
Shakespeare on the Rocks (El Paso): Much Ado About Nothing, Oct. 16 & 25; Hamlet, Oct. 17 & 23; Romeo y Julieta, Oct. 18 & 24
Stolen Shakespeare Guild (Fort Worth): The Taming of the Shrew, Feb. 12 – 27
Texas Shakespeare Festival (Kilgore): The Merchant of Venice, June 30 – July 30; Henry V, July 2 – July 31
The Baron’s Men (Austin): Richard III, March 31 – Apr. 16
The Emily Ann Theatre and Gardens (Wimberley): A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Aug. 4 – 13; Measure for Measure, Sept. 2 – 25
Trinity Shakespeare Festival (Fort Worth): A Midsummer Night’s Dream, June 7 – 26; The Winter’s Tale, June 7 – 26
Are you hosting Shakespeare events in the state of Texas? Drop us a line using the contact form below and we’ll add you to our list!
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