• 2018 Raffle

    RECENT NEWS & UPDATES

    Renowned actor Christian Coulson plays the title role in King Richard II at Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival

    Christian Coulson, a featured actor in the Harry Potter film series, will play the title role in William Shakespeare’s epic King Richard II in Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival’s production which previews July 19 and 20, and opens July 21. Performed on the Main Stage of the Labuda Center for the Performing Arts at DeSales University, King Richard II continues through August 5.

    Read Press Release

    Shakespeare in Love, a Lush and Lavish Romantic Feast at Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival

    Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival presents Lee Hall’s stage adaptation of Marc Norman and Tom Stoppard’s highly acclaimed Academy Award-winning screenplay Shakespeare in Love.

    Read Press Release

    One Night Only: Reimagining of C.S. Lewis’ The Great Divorce at Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival

    Lauded by The Philadelphia Inquirer as a “masterful solo show,” The Great Divorce returns to Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival’s Main Stage on Monday, June 25th at 7:30pm at the Labuda Center for the Performing Arts on the campus of DeSales University.

    Read Press Release

    A comedic feast of lovers and fools in Twelfth Night at Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival

    Wit, music, and romance are the food of love in Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival’s production of Twelfth Night, opening Saturday June 23 in the intimate Schubert Theatre at the Labuda Center for the Performing Arts on the campus of DeSales University.

    Read Press Release

    Casting announced for Shakespeare in Love and King Richard II at Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival

    Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival announces the principal actors cast in its productions of Shakespeare in Love and King Richard II, which will play in repertory July 11 through August 5 on the Main Stage at the Labuda Center for the Performing Arts on the campus of DeSales University.

    Read Article

    Casting announced for Shakespeare’s comedy Twelfth Night at Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival

    Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival announces the cast for Shakespeare’s lilting love comedy Twelfth Night. Festival veterans return and an actress new to PSF debuts in the Festival’s Schubert Theatre production on June 22 to July 15 at the Labuda Center for the Performing Arts on the campus of DeSales University.

    Read Article

    Broadway Actors Round Out the Cast in Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival’s Upcoming Ragtime

    Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival’s final casting for the forthcoming musical Ragtime is now set with Broadway actors Nkrumah Gatling as Coalhouse Walker, Jr. and Brandi Burkhardt as Mother.

    Read Article

    Expanding Accessibility Initiatives at Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival

    Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival will present Open Captioned performances in its upcoming 27th season as part of an ongoing commitment to broadening the Festival’s accessibility offerings. In addition to American Sign Language-interpreted and Audio Described performances, new Open Captioning and additional Relaxed Performances align with PSF’s mission “to enrich, inspire, engage, and entertain the widest possible audience.”

    Read Article

    Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival Announces Casting for the Musical Ragtime

    Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival announced Thursday that casting is complete for the forthcoming musical Ragtime, and will star veteran artists from Broadway, film, television, and international opera.

    Read Article

    Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival Announces Christian Coulson as King Richard II

    Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival announces that Christian Coulson, a featured actor in the Harry Potter film series, will play the title role in William Shakespeare’s epic King Richard II.

    Read Article

    Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival’s 2017 WillPower Tour Unlocks the Power of Shakespeare for 13,500 Students

    Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival’s WillPower production of Romeo and Juliet toured for 33 days, traveled 2,771 miles, and performed for 13,500 students.

    Read Article

    Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival Announces 27th Season

    Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival’s 27th summer season will launch with the Tony Award-winning musical Ragtime and will feature three Shakespeare plays: the popular comedy Twelfth Night, the profound and lyrical history play Richard II, and an actor-driven production of the spirited and bittersweet comedy All’s Well That Ends Well.  As the Festival continues its ambitious progression through the canon, Richard II will be the 30th of Shakespeare’s 38 plays PSF has produced.

    Read Article

    Vision 2030: A World Class PSF

    The mission of Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival is to enrich, inspire, engage, and entertain the widest possible audience through first-rate professional productions of classical and contemporary plays, with a core commitment to the works of Shakespeare and other master dramatists, and through an array of educational outreach and mentorship programs.

    Read Article

    Vision 2030: A Patron's Experience

    The year is 2030. And it's a beautiful summer day. You live an hour and a half to the south of the Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival, and you prepare to make your annual pilgrimage to PSF, which has emerged as the highlight of your year for a number of years now. You check to make sure you have your tickets, booked online back in November. You learned the hard way a few years back how quickly the performances sell out due to the ever-growing popularity of the Festival in the Mid-Atlantic region.

    Read Article