Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival

Left to right: Joe Vincent in Fiddler on the Roof; Marnie Schulenburg and Luigi Sottile in The Two Gentlemen of Verona; Deanna Gibson (top), Susan Riley Stevens, and Anthony Lawton in Lend Me a Tenor and Ian Bedford in Macbeth. Photos by Lee A. Butz.

A leading Shakespeare festival with an emerging national reputation for excellence, Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival is a professional theatre company on the campus of DeSales University.

Each summer, PSF produces a season of Shakespeare and other classics, musical theatre, and children’s theatre. About an hour north of Philadelphia and less than two hours from Manhattan, PSF is summer home to over 150 artists from around the country, including winners and nominees of the Tony, Obie, Emmy, Drama Desk, Outer Critics Circle, Jefferson, and Barrymore awards. With 140+ performances of seven productions, the Festival attracts over 30,000 patrons from 20+ states. Founded in 1992, Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival celebrated its 20th anniversary season in 2011.

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