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.

Colorado Shakespeare Festival 2020 season View all events

A Midsummer Night's Dream

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Jun 5-Aug 9, 2020

A Midsummer Night's Dream

By William Shakespeare
Season tickets: $31-$230

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
Season tickets: $31-$230

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
Season tickets: $31-$230

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
Season tickets: $31-$230

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
Season tickets: $31-$230

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

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With season ticket orders that start at just 2 shows, you can save up to 30% off the regular ticket price and get the best seats in the house. Plus, exchange your tickets for free if you need a different date.

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Oct 25, 2019

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The Colorado Shakespeare Festival (CSF) is releasing the lineup for its 2020…

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