Buy Your 2015 Season Pass Today!

Buy Your 2015 Season Pass Today!

Do you define your summer as “Shakespeare Season?” If so, a Season Pass is exactly what you need! By purchasing a Season Pass, you can see all three professional productions for the cost of only two! Until February 14, you can get Season Passes at an early discount, but prices go up after Valentine’s Day….

Celebrate at the 12/12 Holiday Stakeholders Party!

Celebrate at the 12/12 Holiday Stakeholders Party!

This year we’re combining the Stakeholder’s Event and the 12/12 Party to create one big 12/12 Holiday Stakeholder’s Party at the Winona County History Center, located at 160 Johnson Street in Winona. Join Great River Shakespeare Festival as we celebrate the successes of 2014 and look ahead to Season 12 in 2015. Social Hour begins…

Levitt Amp [Winona] Grant–We NEED your vote!

Levitt Amp [Winona] Grant–We NEED your vote!

WE NEED YOUR VOTE TO HELP EXPAND CONCERTS ON THE GREEN! GRSF is in the running to expand our popular Concerts on the Green series through the Levitt Amp [Winona] Grant! Concerts on the Green are a regular GRSF event, held each Friday and Saturday during the six weeks of the festival season. You’ve probably…

“The Food of Love: Shakespeare and His Songs” collaborative concert with Rochester’s Choral Arts Ensemble

“The Food of Love: Shakespeare and His Songs” collaborative concert with Rochester’s Choral Arts Ensemble

GRSF is thrilled to partner with Rochester’s Choral Arts Ensemble to present a weekend of words and music–“The Food of Love: Shakespeare and His Songs.”  On November 8 and 9, audiences in both Rochester and in Winona will have the opportunity to take in this fantastic event. One of the many astonishing aspects of the Shakespeare canon…

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…

Will Reads

Will Reads

Thank you for a wonderful Season 11! Check back in January 2015 for information about Season 12! Join noted scholars from the Winona community for an in-depth discussion of this season’s plays! Professors and teachers from WSU, Saint Mary’s, and Cotter High School will lead a lively conversation about each play by Shakespeare (Hamlet, The…

Pre-show Conversations: All Season

Pre-show Conversations: All Season

Your 10 minute introduction to the play – starts 30 minutes prior to each show Whether you are a PhD in Literature or a new-comer to Shakespeare, this entertaining talk will help you enjoy the play even more. Get to know characters, the basics of the plot and a bit of the background. Free and…