Great River Guys

Great River Guys is the weekly column by Managing Director Lee Gundersheimer and Artistic Director Doug Scholz-Carlson. Lee: Welcome to the Great River Guys blog. Doug: Can you welcome people to a blog? Lee: I just did. Our readers will just have to imagine we’re talking. Doug: You mean this blog is written to be…

The Gift that Always Gives

The Gift that Always Gives

Doug: We think of this Shakespeare Festival as a gift, one that our community gives us by supporting, and one we give to our community by providing the most thrilling theater and festival events around. Lee: We think of GRSF as the gift that also gives! Doug: The first two weeks have been a resounding…

R&G Interview

R&G Interview

DOUG: With the opening of Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead coming this Saturday (be sure to get your tickets and your WOW button for the after party!), we thought it would be cool to have a conversation with someone integral in that production rather than our usual playful banter! LEE: This week we spoke with Lydia Munroe,…

Audience Reactions

Audience Reactions

What is Tech Week?

What is Tech Week?

GRSF Stories On and Off Stage

GRSF Stories On and Off Stage

Great River Guys: WOW-Dancing in the Streets!

Great River Guys: WOW-Dancing in the Streets!

Lee: Hey Doug wasn’t that Steamboat Days fun? Doug: Yes, quite a spirited week- great music, fun food, classic cars- Lee: And then there was the Historical Society’s Chocolate, Champagne, and Shakespeare event to support the Winona History Center. Doug: Very elegant and very fattening- Lee: Everyone’s calendars are filling up and the summer is…

“Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead” Trailer
“The Merry Wives of Windsor” Trailer
“450 for the 450th”

“450 for the 450th”

 What is “450 for the 450th” you ask? This summer, in honor of the anniversary of Shakespeare’s birth, GRSF has set a goal to add 450 new sustaining donors to the fold. These “450” will not only be critical to the future of the festival, they’ll have a chance to win some amazing gifts throughout…

Great River Guys: Hug Your Shakespeare Day…

Great River Guys: Hug Your Shakespeare Day…

Lee: I was in Acoustic Cafe today Doug and they are even happier and friendlier than usual. Doug: Really? Lee: And then I went over to Goltz’s Pharmacy and they told me that it feels like the Christmas Eve. Doug: Is something happening in Winona that I should know about? Lee: And Nostallja Studio reported a…

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