Shakespeare’s comedy overthrows the traditional rules of romance, confuses gender roles, upends nature and politics and allows us to witness how bewildering and how utterly pleasurable life can be.
A fast-moving thriller about the struggle for democracy, Julius Caesar explores power, loyalty and tragic idealism through the friendship of great leaders that still resonates today.
by West Hyler, Matt Schatz & Jack Herrick
The true story of an American artist’s rise and fall, and the choice he must make between the art he loves and the life he’s always longed for.
“Nature teaches beasts to know their friends.”
The young professionals of the Apprentice Actor Training and Technical Intern Programs present a full production in the Dorothy Magnus Black Box Theater.
Read more and apply for the Apprentice and Intern Programs.
Downtown Box Office
79 E. Third Street, Winona MN 55987 |507-474-7900 | email@example.com
Open: Tuesday-Thursday | 10am to 4pm
For additional information or to purchase tickets: 507-474-7900 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Performance Venue (During Performance Season Only)
450 Johnson Street, Winona, MN on the Winona State University Campus
Open: 90 minutes before every performance
Individual tickets will go on-sale to the general public in early March. GRSF Donors and Season Pass holders will have their first opportunity to reserve their individual seats.
Please contact the Box Office with any questions or concerns before purchasing your tickets. We want to assist you in any way possible, and monetary refunds are not part of our ticket policy. If you need special accessibility with your seating, please contact the Box Office directly to reserve your tickets. Click here to view the seating chart.
Season Passes are the best way to get great deals on all three shows!
GRSF loves groups! Whether you’re bringing your class of young students or are joining us for pure enjoyment, we can help create a package for your group. We can cater to any age (suggested age 11 and up) and all groups of 10 or more people receive a discount on tickets.
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For mobility impaired seating or seating closer to the stage to make seeing and hearing easier, please call the box office at 507-474-7900. American Sign Language services offered by request at time of ticket purchase, 48 hours in advance of desired performance.
Students can always see performances at a reduced rate; just $10! Reserve ahead or find the student rush line in the lobby. Or, see a play for free at Chill with Will. Please keep in mind if you have a child under six years old, you’ll need to contact the box office directly to discuss our ticket policy for young children.
You can purchase tickets online, in person, or over the phone. GRSF takes all major credit cards, and accepts cash and checks.
Absolutely! GRSF gift certificates are great presents, and we’re happy to help you give the gift of live theater. Gift certificates cannot be purchased online, it must be handled over the phone or in-person.
Yes. Season Passes allow holders one ticket to each professional show. The Season Pass holder is responsible for contacting the Box Office once individual tickets go on-sale to reserve their seats to the date of the performance that they wish to see. This must be done over the phone, in person, or via email.
Tickets will be available at the Will Call window in the Performing Arts Center Lobby beginning 90 minutes before each performance. You may also pick up your tickets in advance ONLY at the downtown Box Office Location. The Box Office at the PAC Lobby will not print tickets for other individual performances other than the current date. Tickets are not mailed.
Yes. The Winona State Performing Arts Center is fully accessible for anyone with mobility issues. Ushers are available at the Accessible Entrance to assist Patrons Needing extra care. To reserve Accessible Seats, please contact the Box Office directly.
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We love our League! The Great River League is made up of local businesses, non-profits, and entrepreneurs who are vital to the success of GRSF and Winona as a whole. They support GRSF through donations, and now you can support them with your business! See which of your favorite businesses is a GRL member, and learn more about becoming the next member of the League.
Support those who support GRSF.
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From those who are first discovering Shakespeare to those who consider his words old friends, we have something for every GRSF fan.
Our education team has put together curriculum and opportunities for students as young as age 4, and continues through adult education opportunities.
Programs led by world-renowned scholars and artists are available year-round. Learn more today!
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The Great River Shakespeare Festival (GRSF) is a nonprofit, professional Equity theatre company in Winona, MN.
Dedicated to dynamic productions of Shakespeare’s plays
We have extensive