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The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (abr)

The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (abr)

Watch the hysteria unfold when three actors get together and challenge themselves to perform all 37 of Shakespeare’s plays.  For those who feel Shakespeare’s too serious or too high falutin’, or for anyone who wants two hours of sheer belly laughs. Melissa Rain Anderson (“The Fantasticks,” GRSF, 2011) returns to direct Christopher Gerson, Chris Mixon,…

Video: We make words work

Video: We make words work

Video: Great River Lip Dub

Video: Great River Lip Dub

Don’t miss The Fantasticks at The Great River Shakespeare Festival. Time is running out, get your tickets while they last.

Video: The Fantasticks

Follow us to The Fantasticks THURSDAY, JULY 21 Chill with Will student night at the theatre 7:30 PM Performance, The Fantasticks Company Conversation immediately following the performance FRIDAY, JULY 22 2:00 PM Performance, A Midsummer Night’s Dream 6:30 PM Free Concert on the Green, Stacy Hughes & The Not Just Jazz Quartet; sponsored by Marian…

Video: Time Lapse Changeover

It is Legacy Weekend in Winona, a chance to celebrate everything that makes Minnesota a great place to live (and everything funded by the Legacy Amendment to the Minnesota State Constitution). This weekend, the entire state will focus on all the arts, culture, history, parks and outdoor activites we have right here in Winona. See…

Video: The Art of Failure

Video: The Art of Failure

This week’s video: a small window into what really goes on in rehearsal. THURSDAY, JULY 7 7:30 PM Preview Performance, The Fantasticks FRIDAY, JULY 8: MPR WEEKEND 6:30 PM Free Concert on the Green, Mr. Rowles Band; sponsored by the Acoustic Cafe, Kathy & Greg Peterson 8:00 PM Performance, A Midsummer Night’s Dream 10:30 PM…

Video: Stage Combat

Think a stage fight is easy? Wait til you see what Hal (Christopher Sheard), Hotspur (Andrew Carlson) and fight choreographer Doug Scholz-Carlson put into one fight in our latest video. THURSDAY, JUNE 30 7:30 PM Performance, King Henry IV, Part 1 Company Conversation immediately following the performance FRIDAY, JULY 1 6:30 PM Free Concert on…

Video: Bloody, Sexy Fun

King Henry IV, Part 1 at the Great River Shakespeare Festival – June 22-July 31

The season opens

The wait is over. Standing ovations for the previews of both A Midsummer Night’s Dream and King Henry IV, Part 1. We are ready to open. It’s Play Time. Preview: King Henry IV, Part 1 Preview: A Midsummer Night’s Dream Here’s the line-up for Will's Opening Weekend THURSDAY, JUNE 23 7:30 PM Preview Performance, King…

Video: Core Values

Anyone can understand Shakespeare. If you saw last week’s video (which has become something of an internet sensation), you know even a fourth grader can be passionate about Shakespeare. We hope the video was funny (if you missed it, scroll down this page a bit and watch it), but it gets at one of our…

Video: Shakespeare in the Schools

Company members from the Great River Shakespeare Festival took over Winona schools in January to teach the art of Shakespeare to high school students.

Video: A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Haven’t read Midsummer yet? No worries. Anna and Eva will explain all.