Small town.
Big drama.

Minnesota's Shakespeare Festival in beautiful Winona, MN.

THE TAMING OF THE SHREW

Shakespeare’s subversive comedy is reimagined for modern audiences – a tale of love and marriage.

THE TEMPEST

This dark, brooding comedy is a tale of magic and revenge, and the cost of both. 

GREAT EXPECTATIONS

Follow Pip as he meets a variety of characters and navigates what it means to grow up.

EVERY BRILLIANT THING

This one-man show starring Michael Fitzpatrick asks if there is anything funny or beautiful about depression.

WHAT’S IN A FESTIVAL

Learn more about what Shakespeare means for us

Will. You. Play?

There’s so much to a festival.

COMPANY CONVERSATIONS

Every Thursday night after the show, stick around in the theater for a discussion with company members guided by our resident dramaturg. 

SUNDAY MORNING WITH THE FESTIVAL

Sunday mornings, you can find the company at Blooming Grounds in downtown Winona ready to have a conversation about the connections between art and our everyday lives.

EDUCATIONAL OPPORTUNITIES

Teaching artists join the company in Winona each summer to teach classes for area youth – even as young as 4 years old! Teens have the opportunity to learn acting, design, and even filmmaking under the guidance of our professional staff. Click on the “Education” link at the top of the page to learn more.

PRE-SHOW TALKS

Excited to see a show but not sure you’re going to understand anything? Want to learn more about the “world of the play”? Get to the theater a few minutes early for a pre-show talk guided by one of our assistant directors. They’ll give you some insight into the play’s history, the director’s design choices, and answer your questions!

Past Productions

2019 Company Bios

Learn more about our company members!

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