Colorado Shakespeare Festival

For over 60 seasons, the Colorado Shakespeare Festival has delighted audiences with classic theatre under the stars.

The Colorado Shakespeare Festival is a professional theatre company in association with the University of Colorado Boulder. Since 1958, the festival has celebrated and explored Shakespeare and his continuing influence and vitality through productions of superior artistic quality, education and community engagement.

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Twelfth Night

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Jun 7-Aug 11, 2019

Twelfth Night

By William Shakespeare
Season ticket orders start at $28

Ring in the summer season with an uproarious comedy about thorny love triangles, mistaken identities … and a pair of twins lost at sea. Wh...

As You Like It

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Jun 21-Aug 10, 2019

As You Like It

By William Shakespeare
Season ticket orders start at $28

After fleeing home to escape political persecution, Rosalind finds herself hiding in the countryside among a boisterous cast of characters, making une...

Romeo and Juliet

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Jul 7-Aug 10, 2019

Romeo and Juliet

By William Shakespeare
Season ticket orders start at $28

From the moment Romeo and Juliet first meet, they fall passionately in love despite their families’ historic feud. The lovers’ oaths are s...

King Charles III

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Jul 19-Aug 11, 2019

King Charles III

A future history play by Mike Bartlett
Season ticket orders start at $28

In "King Charles III," playwright Mike Bartlett uses Shakespearean verse to envision a near future where personal privacy, public betrayals and a thre...

King John

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Aug 4, 2019

King John

By William Shakespeare
Season ticket orders start at $28

For one night only, see one of Shakespeare’s rarest history plays just as his own audiences did as part of CSF’s revered Original Practice...

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Latest news View all news items

Oct 29, 2018

Colorado Shakespeare Festival announces 2019…

Next summer, June 7-Aug. 11, the Colorado Shakespeare Festival (CSF) will present…

Oct 1, 2018

Watch and read: The 2019…

'Big shows' highlight Colorado Shakespeare Festival 2019 offerings By Adam Goldstein, Daily…

Jul 17, 2018

A tale of two families

A single cast performs both "Richard III" and "You Can’t Take It…

Jun 12, 2018

Time's Up, Me Too, and…

On October 15, 2017, actress Alyssa Milano wrote the tweet that launched…

Jun 5, 2018

Exploring a summer of love…

What goes into planning a season at the Colorado Shakespeare Festival? Quite…

May 31, 2018

Colorado Shakespeare Festival Receives $25,000…

The Shakespeare in American Communities grant funds CSF's Shakespeare & Violence prevention…

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