Shakespeare Dallas

1500 Tenison Parkway


The mission of Shakespeare Dallas is to create exemplary cultural programs for North Texas that are affordable and accessible to the community inspired by the quality and standards found in the works of William Shakespeare. The company serves a diverse community of adults, children and artists through year-round staged productions including its flagship outdoor performances, a unique touring education program and community outreach services, bringing a sense of artistic purpose and cultural richness to the communities it serves.


Shakespeare Dallas aspires to use the works of William Shakespeare as a catalyst for creating unparalleled artistic and educational programs that are meaningful and enriching for the community it serves throughout North Texas.

Core Values:

Collaboration - We believe that partnerships, teamwork, and collaboration are vital to increase the effectiveness, quality and accessibility associated with our artistic programs and services.

Creativity - We believe that innovation and creativity are intrinsic to creating cultural programming of uncompromising quality that is challenging and meaningful.

Diversity - We believe the arts are a vital part of a healthy, equitable society, to which people of all ages and backgrounds have a need and a right to belong. Our beliefs and values embrace all people and communities and unite our society with a common artistic experience.

Excellence - We believe in operating the company with a standard for excellence artistically, programmatically and administratively.

Fiscal Responsibility - We believe that fiscal responsibility serves as the cornerstone of a strong non-profit organization. Through conservative fiscal management and transparency we believe we can practice wise and efficient use of the resources entrusted to us.

Integrity - We believe in sustaining the highest level of ethical standards, honesty, accountability and trust.

Respect - We believe that caring, concern, respect and civility are essential characteristics needed to perpetuate our mission to the best of our ability.

Quality Service - We are committed to providing quality programs and related services to the community, audiences and artists we serve.

Recent News

Shakespeare in the Park 2017

Summer Season The Merry Wives of Windsorby William ShakespeareDirected by Raphael Parry, Executive & Artistic DirectorDirected by Shakespeare Dallas’s very own Raphael Parry, this is the story of the disreputable Sir John Falstaff and his…

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The Tempest by William Shakespeare

Directed by René Moreno A story of shipwreck and magic, The Tempest begins on a ship caught in a violent storm with Alonso, the king of Naples, on board. On a nearby island, the exiled Duke of Milan, Prospero, tells his daughter, Miranda, that he…

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She Stoops to Conquer at Samuell Grand Amphitheatre

by Oliver GoldsmithDirected by guest director Mason YorkAlso titled The Mistakes of a Night, Oliver Goldsmith’s comedy of manners is a wild romp in the lives of a family and their sordid adventures. Mr. Hardcastle, loving father of Kate, has…

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The Tempest 2016

by William ShakespeareDirected by René MorenoA story of shipwreck and magic, The Tempest begins on a ship caught in a violent storm with Alonso, the king of Naples, on board. On a nearby island, the exiled Duke of Milan, Prospero, tells his…

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Richard III by William Shakespeare at Samuell Grand Amphitheatre

As Richard III opens, Richard is Duke of Gloucester and his brother, Edward IV, is king. Richard is eager to clear his way to the crown. He manipulates Edward into imprisoning their brother, Clarence, and then has Clarence murdered in the Tower.…

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