Free Events

From free Concerts on the Green to education events and more, there is so much to do every day at GRSF. Click and event below to read more.

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.

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…

Narrated Set Changeover: Saturdays

Narrated Set Changeover: Saturdays

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

Company Conversations: Thursday eve, Sunday morn

Company Conversations: Thursday eve, Sunday morn

(Formerly Ask the Company) Stay in the theater after the play each Thursday for a conversation with the actors and directors, or join the company on Sunday mornings at 11am for a relaxed conversation about the plays. Thursdays: after the show in the theater. Sundays: 11am, Acoustic Cafe (map)

Chill with Will: July 4 and 17

Chill with Will: July 4 and 17

  2014 – Exciting afternoons of theater for Middle and High School students. Join us: July 4, 2014 at 2PM – The Merry Wives of Windsor (comedy) July 17, 2014 at 7PM – Hamlet (tragedy) Take advantage of this extraordinary opportunity for your students, your children, or any group of young people in your life….

Concerts on the Green

Concerts on the Green

Free concerts – come to the concerts even if you are not attending the show. Bring a picnic or purchase food on site.

August 2nd: Maria W. Faust Sonnet Contest

August 2nd: Maria W. Faust Sonnet Contest

Free event: join us to hear actors from the GRSF Company read the winning sonnets from the 7th Annual Maria W. Faust Sonnet Contest. Click here to read more about the contest and find out how you can enter. Best Humorous Sonnet – 2013 Farm Girl June’s truck comes up the road—she honks the horn…

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