The mission of Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival is to enrich, inspire, engage, and entertain the widest possible audience through first-rate professional productions of classical and contemporary plays, with a core commitment to the works of Shakespeare and other master dramatists, and through an array of educational outreach and mentorship programs.
A leading Shakespeare festival with an emerging national reputation for excellence, Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival is a professional theatre company on the campus of DeSales University.
Each summer, PSF produces a season of Shakespeare and other classics, musical theatre, and children's theatre. About an hour north of Philadelphia and less than two hours from Manhattan, PSF is summer home to nearly 150 artists from around the country, including winners and nominees of the Tony, Obie, Emmy, Drama Desk, Outer Critics Circle, Jefferson, and Barrymore awards. With 200+ performances of six full productions, the Festival attracts up to 30,000 patrons from 20 states. Founded in 1992, the Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival celebrated its 20th anniversary season in 2011.
Schedule of Events:Crazy For You:Music & Lyrics by George Gershwin & Ira GershwinBook by Ken LudwigCo Conception by Ken Ludwig & Mike OckrentInspired by material by Guy Bolton & John McGowanOriginally produced on Broadway by Roger…Read More »
Schedule of Performance:Les MisÃ©rables:Directed by Dennis RazzeLes MisÃ©rables is licensed by Music Theatre International [MTI] by arrangement with CAMERON MACKINTOSH LTD.Now on Broadway and seen on stage by more than 60 million people worldwide,…Read More »
The Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festivalâ€™s 23rd season features Shakespeareâ€™s Macbeth in repertory with the inventive hit comedy Lend Me a Tenor, the Bardâ€™s romantic comedy The Two Gentlemen of Verona and the beloved musical Fiddler on the Roof.…Read More »