Author: Jill Kimball

Shakespeare single tickets on sale now

Three Shakespeare and two non-Shakespeare plays are on offer next summer.

Single tickets to the Colorado Shakespeare Festival’s 2018 season are on sale to the public starting Monday, Nov. 27 at 10 a.m. Tickets are available online, over the phone at 303-492-8008 or in person at the CU Presents box office, 972 Broadway, Boulder.

On the heels of its wildly successful 60th season, the nation’s second-oldest Shakespeare festival is set to focus on hidden gems and modern classics in 2018. The season of epic love stories, family dramas and laugh-out-loud fun includes “Love’s Labour’s Lost,” “Richard III,” “Cyrano de Bergerac” and “You Can’t Take It With You.” As is tradition, CSF also offers a one-night-only Original Practices production of “Edward III,” which promises to sell out quickly.

Last season, CSF celebrated its 60th season with big-name plays and officially completed the full Shakespeare canon for a second time. Producing Artistic Director Timothy Orr says he was thrilled to look beyond those two big milestones and discover that the possibilities were endless.

“The question we started asking ourselves was, ‘What now? What next?’” he says. “The answer was: ‘We can do anything.’ In a way, it’s a blank slate.”

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A Midsummer Night's Dream

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Jun 5-Aug 9, 2020

A Midsummer Night's Dream

By William Shakespeare
Full price: $23-$87

Kick off the season with a summer-long party! In this glam run of Shakespeare’s electric comedy, the paths of four young lovers, some feuding fa...

All's Well That Ends Well

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Jun 19-Aug 8, 2020

All's Well That Ends Well

By William Shakespeare
Full price: $19-$70

A smart and sexy coming-of-age romp set in elegant 1950s France, "All’s Well That Ends Well" introduces audiences to Helen and Bertram—one...

The Odyssey

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Jul 3-Aug 8, 2020

The Odyssey

By Homer, adapted by Mary Zimmerman
Full price: $20-$75

THE ODYSSEY by HomerAdapted by Mary ZimmermanAdapted from the translation of “The Odyssey” by Robert Fitzgerald In Mary Zimmerman’s...

Coriolanus

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Jul 17-Aug 9, 2020

Coriolanus

By William Shakespeare
Full price: $18-$73

Follow the tumultuous career of one of ancient Rome’s super soldiers in Shakespeare’s white-hot war play. An enduring, resonant tale, "Cor...

Pericles

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Aug 2, 2020

Pericles

By William Shakespeare
Full price: $21-$47

Summer’s hottest ticket is the Colorado Shakespeare Festival’s Original Practices performance. This summer, revisit "Pericles," the story ...