Announcing the 2015 Acting Company

Announcing the 2015 Acting Company

To celebrate William Shakespeare’s birthday (and death day for that matter) on April 23rd, we announce our 2015 Acting Company. We’ll start with our own Artistic Director Doug Scholz-Carlson! Doug is no stranger to the stage, but this year will find him off the boards and taking the reigns as Director for “Romeo & Juliet.” GRSF’s…

GRSF Spring Design Saturday – Winona Post

GRSF Spring Design Saturday – Winona Post

Read about our Spring Season Preview in the Winona Post. The Winona Post, March 12, 2015 writes: Are you ready for a taste of summer and Shakespeare? Join Great River Shakespeare Festival and its design team for a glimpse into the process of planning and designing for Season 12! GRSF designers gather in Winona for…

Technical Intern and Apprentice Actors Wanted
Read the 2014 Annual Report

Read the 2014 Annual Report

2014 Will Run 5K results

2014 Will Run 5K results

Place Name Name Age Time 1 *O’Toole Riley 21 19:15 2 Wittenberg Jacob 24 19:17 3 Kroska John 15 19:28 4 Domeyer Caitlin 16 20 5 Braun Ben 16 20:08 6 Taylor Zack 27 20:14 7 Faas Dawn 42 20:26 8 Morgan Tedd 51 20:45 9 *Boucvalt Benjamin 31 20:46 10 Ready Roxanne 51 21:35…

SELCO Library Programs

SELCO Library Programs

A Shakespeare festival and a public library: what could form a more natural partnership? After several years of successful partnerships with many Southeastern Minnesota libraries, we expanded our library programming in 2014. We facilitated workshops for both adults and teenagers at libraries in Winona, La Crescent, St. Charles, Rochester, Northfield, Lanesboro, and Rushford. Information about…

Narrated Changeover

Narrated Changeover

See the GRSF crews in action with a guide to answer your questions in the Performing Arts Center on the WSU Campus. Saturdays, July 12, 19 & 26 and August 2nd at 5:30pm. $5 suggested donation.

Chocolate, Shakespeare and Champagne

Chocolate, Shakespeare and Champagne

Saturday, June 14, 2014 7-9 P.M. The Winona County Historical Society hosts Great River Shakespeare Festival for the first glimpse of Season 11 at the historic Alexander Mansion Bed and Breakfast (map). Mingle with the actors, directors, designers, technicians and your fellow Shakespeare fans while sampling delicious desserts and crisp champagne in an elegant historic setting.‎ Tickets are $25 for…

Great River Guys: Spread the Word

Lee: Hey Doug, I was in the Hy Vee the other day and heard such and such about so and so. Doug: Okay… Lee: And then, when I was at the bakery, I heard that you know who might be you know what. Doug: Was this a particularly bad winter for you Lee? Are you…