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Video: Season 10 Begins

Video: Season 10 Begins

As the first days of the 10th Anniversary season begin at GRSF, we take the time to reflect on the ideals that have been, and always will be, important to us. Featuring music by: Tony Anderson (Rise, The Father’s Heart) David Torn (End Credit Suite) A film by: Aaron Johnson and Christopher Gerson

Stuff People at a Shakespeare Festival Say

Stuff People at a Shakespeare Festival Say

A life in the theatre is often difficult, and occasionally odd. But the company at the Great River Shakepeare Festival wouldn’t have it any other way. A Video by: Christopher Gerson, Kate Fonville, Tarah Flanagan, and Meredith Olsen.  

Shakespeare For Young Actors

Shakespeare For Young Actors

The students of Shakespeare For Young Actors take the stage to present As You Like It, Friday, August 3 at 1pm in the Performing Arts Center on the campus of Winona State University. Read more about Shakespeare for Young Actors.

Callithump!

Callithump!

  The second annual Callithump! will be Tuesday July 31st, at 7:00 PM. Fun Fact: 1623 was the year Shakespeare’s First Folio was published. Callithump! tickets are therefore, aptly, $16.23 and can be purchased at https://grsf.secure.force.com/ticket or by calling our box office 507.474.7900. Callithump? What’s a Callithump? A Callithump! is: a noisy, boisterous parade a riotous…

Apprentice/Intern: All’s Well That Ends Well

Apprentice/Intern: All’s Well That Ends Well

Helena, a beautiful young woman travels to the court of the King of France where she employs healing powers inherited from her father to cure the ailing king. In return, the King of France offers Helena her choice of any eligible young man in the realm in marriage. Helena chooses Bertram, a young nobleman whom…

Video: Season 9 Begins

Video: Season 9 Begins

Season 9 at the Great River Shakespeare Festival has started.

Tyrants and Tiaras

Tyrants and Tiaras

Three of Shakespeare’s greatest kings compete in the Mr. Big Tyrant Pants Pageant. Who will win the Ultimate Grand Supreme? See more videos: YouTube.com/GreatRiverShakes

Shakespeare Taste Test

Shakespeare Taste Test

Director of Development, Brian Frederick proves that Shakespeare at the Great River Shakespeare Festival tastes better than “other” in this highly scientific, blind taste test. Bonus track – which tastes better: Shakespeare using the actual language Shakespeare intended or Shakespeare as performed at the Great River Shakespeare Festival?

The Real Housewives of Shakespeare

The Real Housewives of Shakespeare

The leading ladies of Shakespeare’s plays get together to decide which of them is “Best in the Canon”. In this shocking behind the scenes reality show viewers will get a rare glimpse into the lives of these immortal characters.

GRSF Pop Up Video

GRSF Pop Up Video

It’s summer and the GRSF company is back in Winona. See week one in the first video of Season 9.

King Lear

King Lear

Lear wishes to step down from his long rule as King of ancient Britain. In so doing, the aging ruler succumbs to his own pride, which blinds him to the truth.Poor judgment hurtles Lear into a psychological storm of cataclysmic proportions, while nature rages about him, pushing him to the brink of sanity.  GRSF’s namesake…

The Two Gentlemen of Verona

The Two Gentlemen of Verona

Proteus and Valentine, best friends from childhood, travel to the court of the Duke of Milan where they will be educated in the ways of the world. Dazzled by the beauty and sophistication of the city, the young men’s friendship is put to the test when both fall in love with the Duke’s daughter, Silvia….

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