Annual Report 2013

Annual Report 2013

Video: GRSF Library Partnership with SELCO

Video: GRSF Library Partnership with SELCO

For the 2013 season, the Great River Shakespeare Festival partnered again with area libraries to provide ticket vouchers, scripts, and educational programming thanks to a grant from SELCO (Southeastern Libraries Cooperating/Southeast Library System)**. Learn more about this partnership at grsf.org/library.     **This project was funded in part or in whole with money from Minnesota’s…

Video: Shakespeare for Young Actors and Designers

Video: Shakespeare for Young Actors and Designers

SYA and SYD is an integral part of our festival. Every summer students and teachers work together with the goal to put on a production in three weeks. This year’s production of Romeo and Juliet will be presented Friday, August 2nd at 1:00pm. The SYD student’s will also have their designs on display in the…

Video: Callithump!!! Keeping Shakespeare Classy

Video: Callithump!!! Keeping Shakespeare Classy

Callithump!!! is nearly upon us! Put on your party hats and join us on the green at 5:00pm and onstage at 7:00pm for a noisy, boisterous extravaganza that will benefit GRSF! Balloon animals, face painting, fun contests, crazy prizes, baked goods, the long-awaited quilt raffle drawing, and seeing the GRSF company do things you’ve never…

Video: St. Crispin’s Day – Take It Home With You

Video: St. Crispin’s Day – Take It Home With You

So you say you don’t know or understand Shakespeare? His heroes are all around us. Voices: Amanda Weener, Jon Daly, John Maltese, Peter Eli Johnson, and Donny Repsher A film by Benjamin Boucvalt, Christopher Gerson and Aaron Johnson

2013 Season Playbill

2013 Season Playbill

Preview our Season 10 Playbill before you visit the theatre! You will find everything you want to know about our plays – Twelfth Night and King Henry V – along with company biographies, festival event schedules and information, reflections on our first ten years, and so much more. To get your printed copy, you must…

Video: What People Think We Do

Video: What People Think We Do

*For best viewing experience, please watch in 720 HD* A film by Aaron Johnson and Christopher Gerson What People Think We Do Great River Shakespeare Festival Season 10/2013

Maria W. Faust Sonnet Contest Initial Public Event

Maria W. Faust Sonnet Contest Initial Public Event

The Great River Shakespeare Festival will inaugurate the 2013 Maria W. Faust Sonnet Contest with a sonnet jamboree on Wednesday, May 29th, 7 pm, at Mugby Junction Coffee Shop’s location on Huff Street in Winona. Winona Poet Laureate Emilio DeGrazia will be on hand to explain sonnet forms, past Poet Laureate Ken McCullough will offer…

Shakespeare in the Schools Residency

Shakespeare in the Schools Residency

The third year of Shakespeare in the Schools began on Monday, April 29th. The artist residency brings Great River Shakespeare Festival teaching artists into the schools. The professional actors and directors work with students to increase acting skills and understanding of Shakespeare. The final result will be a performance of A Midsummer Night’s Dream on…