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The Bard on The Boards

Here is a list of what's playing where.
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All's Well That Ends Well

Quill Theatre, Richmond, Virginia, June 4–28, 2020

The Baltimore Shakespeare Factory, Baltimore, Maryland, July 10–August 2, 2020

Stratford Festival, Stratford, Ontario, May 15–October 24, 2020

Colorado Shakespeare Festival, Boulder, Colorado, postponed to 2021

Antony and Cleopatra

Montford Park Players, Asheville, North Carolina, July 3–12, 2020 [Montford Moppets]

Bard Fest, Indianapolis, Indiana, October 15–25, 2020

Arden of Faversham

 

As You Like It

Shakespeare at Winedale, Austin, Texas, April 28–May 2, September 19, 2020

Children's Shakespeare Theatre, Orangeburg, New York, postponed to end of May, 2020

Chicago Shakespeare Theater on Navy Pier, Chicago, Illinois, May 1–June 21, 2020

Flagstaff Shakespeare Festival, Flagstaff, Arizona, June 25–July 1, 2020

Hawaii Shakespeare Festival, Honolulu, Hawaii, July 2020

Independent Shakespeare Company, Los Angeles, California, Summer 2020

Long Beach Shakespeare Company, Long Beach, California, August 28–September 19, 2020

Actors' Shakespeare Project, Somerville, Massachusetts, May 1–30, 2021

Greater Victoria Shakespeare Festival, Victoria, British Columbia, postponed to 2021 season

Cardeno (or Double Falsehood)

 

Comedy of Errors

Alabama Shakespeare Festival, Montgomery, Alabama, canceled

California Shakespeare Theater, Orinda, California, May 27–June 14, 2020

Flagstaff Shakespeare Festival, Flagstaff, Arizona, July 2–12, 2020

Ithaca Shakespeare Company, Ithaca, New York, July 10–26, 2020

The EmilyAnn Theatre & Gardens, Wimberley, Texas, July 21–August 1, 2020

Utah Shakespeare Festival, Cedar City, Utah, Summer 2020

Cincinnati Shakespeare Company, Cincinnati, Ohio, April 2–24, 2021

Coriolanus

National Theatre, London, England, streaming June 4–11, 2020

Colorado Shakespeare Festival, Boulder, Colorado, postponed to 2021

Cymbeline

Imogen, American Shakespeare Center, Staunton, Virginia, streaming online April 27–June, 2020

Theater at Monmouth, Monmouth, Maine, Summer 2020

Utah Shakespeare Festival, Cedar City, Utah, Summer 2020

Edward III

Brave Spirits, Alexandria, Virginia, May 18, 2020 [Online Reading Festival]

Hamlet

Titan Theatre Company, Queens, New York, April, 2020

Atlanta Shakespeare Company/Shakespeare Tavern Playhouse, Atlanta, Georgia, April 9–May 3, 2020

Chesapeake Shakespeare Company, Baltimore, Maryland, April 17–May 10, 2020

Kentucky Shakespeare, Louisville, Kentucky, postponed TBD [Shakespeare In The Parks tour]

Hoosier Shakes, Marion, Indiana, canceled

Flagstaff Shakespeare Festival, Flagstaff, Arizona, July 2–12, 2020

Shakespeare at Winedale, Austin, Texas, July 16–August 9, 2020

Hamlet-911 (Ann-MacDonald, Alisa Palmer) Stratford Festival, Stratford, Ontario, August 6–September 26, 2020

Cincinnati Shakespeare Company, Cincinnati, Ohio, postponed to Augustl 28–September 26, 2020

Stratford Festival, Stratford, Ontario, May 6–October 25, 2020

Greater Victoria Shakespeare Festival, Victoria, British Columbia, postponed to 2021 season

Henry IV, Part 1

American Shakespeare Center, Staunton, Virginia, streaming online to May 3, 2020

Brave Spirits, Alexandria, Virginia, June 2–July 11, 2021

Shakespeare at Winedale, Austin, Texas, July 16–August 9, 2020

Henry IV, Part 2

American Shakespeare Center, Staunton, Virginia, streaming online to May 3, 2020

Orlando Shakespeare Theater in Partnership with UCF, Orlando, Florida, postponed; date to be announced

Brave Spirits, Alexandria, Virginia, June 3–July 11, 2021

Henry IV (conflation)

 

Henry V

Quill Theatre, Richmond, Virginia, July 9–August 2, 2020

Kentucky Shakespeare, Louisville, Kentucky, July 16–August 2

Green Stage Shakespeare in the Park, Seattle, Washington, July 10–August 15, 2020

Idaho Shakespeare Festival, Boise, Idaho, June 28–August 16, 2020

Michigan Shakespeare Festival, Jackson and Canton, Michigan, July 9–August 16, 2020

Brave Spirits, Alexandria, Virginia, to April 19, 2020; June 4–July 11, 2021

Bard Fest, Indianapolis, Indiana, October 15–25, 2020

San Diego Shakespeare Society, San Diego, California, October 20 and November 17, 2020

Bard on the Beach Shakespeare Festival, Vancouver, B.C., postponed to 2021 season

Henry VI, Part 1

Brave Spirits, Alexandria, Virginia, December 31, 2020–April 17, 2021; June 8–July 11, 2021

Henry VI, Part 2

Brave Spirits, Alexandria, Virginia, January 28–April 17, 2021; June 9–July 11, 2021

Henry VI, Part 3

Brave Spirits, Alexandria, Virginia, February 11–April 18, 2021; June 10–July 11, 2021

Henry VI (conflation)

Queen Margaret (William Shakespeare, Jeannie O'Hare), Actors Theatre of Columbus, Columbus, Ohio, July 30–August 16, 2020

upstart crow collective's Bring Down the House, Oregon Shakespeare Festival, Ashland, to November 1, 2020

Orlando Shakespeare Theater in Partnership with UCF, Orlando, Florida, January 20–March 20, 20211

Henry VIII

 

Julius Caesar

PlayMakers Repertory Company, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, March 4–22, 2020

WSC Avant Bard, Arlington, Virginia, May 21–June 21, 2020

Theater at Monmouth, Monmouth, Maine, Summer 2020

Will Geer's Theatricum Botanicum, Topanga, California, Summer 2020

American Players Theatre, Spring Green, Wisconsin, June 19–September 25, 2020

King John

Royal Shakespeare Company, England, to March 21, 2020

King Lear

Actors Theatre of Columbus, Columbus, Ohio, June 18–July 5, 2020

New York Classical Theatre, New York, New York, 2020; staged reading on Zoom June 25, 2020

Independent Shakespeare Company, Los Angeles, California, Summer 2020

The Baltimore Shakespeare Factory, Baltimore, Maryland, postponed to October 30–November 22, 2020 (Original Pronunciation)

Love's Labour's Lost

Hudson Warehouse, New York, New York, June 4–28, 2020

Hoosier Shakes, Marion, Indiana, canceled

Hawaii Shakespeare Festival, Honolulu, Hawaii, August 2020

American Players Theatre, Spring Green, Wisconsin, August 7–October 4, 2020

Bard on the Beach Shakespeare Festival, Vancouver, B.C., postponed to 2021 season

Macbeth

Playing Shakespeare with Deutsche Bank: Macbeth, Shakespeare's Globe, London, England, to March 25, 2020

Seattle Shakespeare Company, Seattle, Washington, April 21–May 17, 2020

Hampshire Shakespeare Company, Amherst, Massachusetts, July 15–26, 2020

Illinois Shakespeare Festival, Normal, Illinois, June 26–August 4, 2020

Shakespeare on the Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, June 18–August 16, 2020

Montford Park Players, Asheville, North Carolina, September 4–26, 2020

Independent Shakespeare Company, Los Angeles, California, postponed to Fall 2020

Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey, Madison, New Jersey, October 21–November 22, 2020

Freewill Shakespeare Festival, Edmonton, Alberta, June 15–July 11, 2021

Measure for Measure

Chesapeake Shakespeare Company, Baltimore, Maryland, to February 23, 2020

Children's Shakespeare Theatre, Orangeburg, New York, March 6–14, 2020

Royal Shakespeare Company, England, to April 4, 2020 [Including UK tour]

The Shakespeare Project of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, May 15–21, 2020

Illinois Shakespeare Festival, Normal, Illinois, July 10–August 6, 2020

Silicon Valley Shakespeare, San Jose, California, July 31–September 4, 2020

San Diego Shakespeare Society, San Diego, California, September 1 and October 6, 2020

Merchant of Venice

Actors' Shakespeare Project, Somerville, Massachusetts, postponed, TBA

Shakespeare Dallas, Dallas, Texas, Summer 2020

American Shakespeare Center, Staunton, Virginia, June 26–November 29, 2020

The Merry Wives of Windsor

Children's Shakespeare Theatre, Orangeburg, New York, TBD

Actors' Shakespeare Project, Somerville, Massachusetts, July 29–August 1, 2020

Michigan Shakespeare Festival, Jackson and Canton, Michigan, July 9–August 16, 2020

Hawaii Shakespeare Festival, Honolulu, Hawaii, August 2020

Will Geer's Theatricum Botanicum, Topanga, California, Summer 2020

A Midsummer Night's Dream

Midsummer 90, American Shakespeare Center, Staunton, Virginia, streaming online

Sweet Tea Shakespeare, Fayetteville, North Carolina, April 23–May 10, 2020

San Diego Shakespeare Society, San Diego, California, May 5 and June 2, 2020

Annapolis Shakespeare Company, Annapolis, Maryland, July 9–26, 2020

Kentucky Shakespeare, Louisville, Kentucky, August 5–8, 2020

Shakespeare at Winedale, Austin, Texas, July 16–August 9, 2020

Green Stage Shakespeare in the Park, Seattle, Washington, July 10–August 15, 2020

Folger Theatre, Washington, D.C., July 7–August 30, 2020 [at the National Building Museum]

Will Geer's Theatricum Botanicum, Topanga, California, Summer 2020

Oregon Shakespeare Festival, Ashland, February 28–November 1, 2020

A MidWINTER Night's Dream (re-seasoned by Bonnie J. Monte and Joseph Disher), Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey, Madison, New Jersey, December 9, 2020–January 3, 2021

National Players touring company, Olney, Md., 2020–2021 tour

Colorado Shakespeare Festival, Boulder, Colorado, postponed to 2021

Bard on the Beach Shakespeare Festival, Vancouver, B.C., postponed to 2021 season

Much Ado About Nothing

Bedlam, New York, New York, May 25, 2020

Shakespeare Theatre Company, Washington, D.C., May 5–June 14, 2020

Idaho Shakespeare Festival, Boise, Idaho, canceled

Chesapeake Shakespeare Company, Baltimore, Maryland, June 19–July 26, 2020

Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey, Madison, New Jersey, July 1–August 2, 2020

Lake Tahoe Shakespeare Festival, Incline Village, Nevada, July 10–Augst 21, 2020

Shakespeare Dallas, Dallas, Texas, Summer 2020

Stratford Festival, Stratford, Ontario, May 7–October 23, 2020

Freewill Shakespeare Festival, Edmonton, Alberta, June 15–July 11, 2021

The Baltimore Shakespeare Factory, Baltimore, Maryland, postponed to 2021 season

Othello

San Diego Shakespeare Society, San Diego, California, August 18 and September 15, 2020

The EmilyAnn Theatre & Gardens, Wimberley, Texas, September 4–27, 2020

American Shakespeare Center, Staunton, Virginia, June 19–November 28, 2020

Pericles

Montford Park Players, Asheville, North Carolina, August 7–29, 2020

Utah Shakespeare Festival, Cedar City, Utah, Summer 2020

Colorado Shakespeare Festival, Boulder, Colorado, postponed to 2021

Rape of Lucrece

 

Richard II

Merced Shakespearefest, Merced, California, June 12–21, 2020 [bilingual production]

San Diego Shakespeare Society, San Diego, California, July 7 and August 4, 2020

Hudson Warehouse, New York, New York, July 30–August 23, 2020

Brave Spirits, Alexandria, Virginia, to April 18, 2020; June 1–July 11, 2021

Richard III

San Diego Shakespeare Society, San Diego, California, April 21 and May 19, 2020

Utah Shakespeare Festival, Cedar City, Utah, Summer 2020

Stratford Festival, Stratford, Ontario, May 6–October 3, 2020

Montford Park Players, Asheville, North Carolina, October 2–11, 2020

Orlando Shakespeare Theater in Partnership with UCF, Orlando, Florida, February 17–March 20, 2021

Brave Spirits, Alexandria, Virginia, to April 18, 2021; June 11–July 11, 2021

Romeo and Juliet

Synetic Theater, Arlington, Virginia, Teen Company, April–May 2020

Titan Theatre Company, Queens, New York, April 3–19, 2020

Silicon Valley Shakespeare, San Jose, California, June 5–21, 2020

Ithaca Shakespeare Company, Ithaca, New York, July 9–25, 2020

California Shakespeare Theater, Orinda, California, September 23–October 11, 2020

Cincinnati Shakespeare Company, Cincinnati, Ohio, October 9–31, 2020

Sir Thomas More

 

Sonnets

 

The Spanish Tragedy

 

Taming of the Shrew

Royal Shakespeare Company, England, to April 4, 2020 [Including UK tour]

Shakespeare's Globe, London, England, to April 18, 2020

Actors' Shakespeare Project, Somerville, Massachusetts, March 6–April 4, 2021

The Tempest

Creation Theatre, Oxford, England, streaming online to April 25, 2020

Montford Park Players, Asheville, North Carolina, July 31–August 2, 2020 [Montford Moppets]

Hampshire Shakespeare Company, Amherst, Massachusetts, June 24–July 5, August 14–16,, 2020

Delaware Shakespeare, Wilmington, Delaware, July 17–August 2, 2020

Commonwealth Shakespeare Company, Boston, Massachusetts, July 22–August 9, 2020

Oregon Shakespeare Festival, Ashland, May 26–October 16, 2020

Green Stage Shakespeare in the Park, Seattle, Washington, July 10–August 15, 2020

Shakespeare on the Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, June 19–August 16, 2020

Folger Theatre, Washington, D.C., November 4–December 27, 2020 [at Round House Theatre]

Heart of America Shakespeare Festival, Kansas City, Missouri, postponed to summer 2021

Timon of Athens

Shakespeare Theatre Company, Washington, D.C.,February 20–March 22, 2020

Titus Andronicus

Bard Fest, Indianapolis, Indiana, October 15–25, 2020

Troilus and Cressida

Seattle Shakespeare Company, Seattle, Washington, March 17–April 12, 2020

Twelfth Night

Guthrie Theater, Minneapolis, Minnesota, to March 22, 2020

Hamlet isn't Dead, New York, New York, March 2020

Tennessee Shakespeare Company, Memphis, Tennessee, to April 17, 2020

Green Stage Shakespeare in the Park, Seattle, Washington, July 10–August 15, 2020

American Shakespeare Center, Staunton, Virginia, July 4–August 27, 2020

Delaware Shakespeare, Wilmington, Delaware, September 30–October 25, 2020 [Community Tour]

Bard Fest, Indianapolis, Indiana, October 15–25, 2020

San Diego Shakespeare Society, San Diego, California, November 3 and December 1, 2020

New Orleans Shakespeare Festival at Tulane, New Orleans, Louisiana, 2021

Two Gentlemen of Verona

Merced Shakespearefest, Merced, California, September, 2020

San Diego Shakespeare Society, San Diego, California, December 15, 2020

The Two Noble Kinsmen

Sweet Tea Shakespeare, Fayetteville, North Carolina, June 4–21, 2020

Venus and Adonis

 

A Yorkshire Tragedy

 

The Winter's Tale

San Diego Shakespeare Society, San Diego, California, June 16 and July 21, 2020

Other Shakespearean Productions

Chasing Ophelia (Doug Schutte), The Bard's Town, Louisville, Kentucky, 2020,

Ms. Cast (Doll Piccotto, William Shakespeare), Silicon Valley Shakespeare, San Jose, California, April, 2019

The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged) (Adam Long, Daniel Singer, Jess Winfield), Quill Theatre, Richmond, Virginia, July 3, 2020

Shakespeare in Love (Marc Norman, Tom Stoppard, Lee Hall, Paddy Cunneen), Kentucky Shakespeare, Louisville, Kentucky, July 1–August 1, 2020

Shakespeare's Worst! (Mike Reiss, Nick Newlin), Utah Shakespeare Festival, Cedar City, Utah, Summer 2020

Lear's Shadow (Brian Elerding), Bard Fest, Indianapolis, Indiana, August 13–23, 2020

Shakespeare's Long Lost First Play (Abridged) (Austin Tichenor, Reed Martin), Annapolis Shakespeare Company, Annapolis, Maryland, May 26–September 8, 2020

An Undiscovered Shakespeare (Rebecca Northan, Bruce Horak, Kevin Kruchywich) Stratford Festival, Stratford, Ontario, June 30–September 18, 2020

Bernhardt/Hamlet (Theresa Rebeck), Oregon Shakespeare Festival, Ashland, May 26–October 16, 2020

Keene (Anchuli Felicia King), American Shakespeare Center, Staunton, Virginia, Septembert 24–November 28, 2020

The Bomb-itty of Errors (Jordan Allen-Dutton, Jason Catalano, GQ, Erik Weiner), Actors' Shakespeare Project, Somerville, Massachusetts, December 19, 2020–January 10, 2021

The Tragedy of Sejanus (Ben Johnson, William Shakespeare), The Apocryphal Shakespeare Company, Haddonfield, New Jersey, "In the works"

Nathan the Wise (adapted by Michael Bloom), Folger Theatre, Washington, D.C., February 17–March 14, 2021, [at Theatre J]

The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged) (Adam Long, Daniel Singer, Jess Winfield), Illinois Shakespeare Festival, Normal, Illinois, postponed to Summer 2021

A Byte of Bard

#LoveTheBard, Shakespeare Republic, Australia, Season One

#LoveTheBard, Shakespeare Republic, Australia, Season Two

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