Finding Shakespeare festivals can sometimes be a daunting task, especially as you are traveling. We have tried to make it easy for you to find a venue to take your kids to enjoy some Bard. So, please peruse the list below, plan a wickedly cool road trip and go see yourself some Shakespeare!
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USA Shakespeare Festivals
African-American Shakespeare Company – San Francisco
Cal Shakes – California Shakespeare Theater – Orinda
Central Coast Shakespeare Festival, San Luis Obispo, CA
Griffith Park Shakespeare Festival, Los Angelas
Marin Shakespeare Company – With a BAJA Shakespeare festival to boot – muy bien!
The San Francisco Shakespeare Festival
San Diego Shakespeare Festival @ The Old Globe
Willits Shakespeare Company – no website – bummer…
Shady Shakespeare Theatre Company – Silicon Valley
Shakespeare Orange County – @ShakespeareOC
San Jose Youth Shakespeare – completely non-profit for kids 8-20 years of age
Massachusetts (they have a lot of Shakespeare!)
UK Shakespeare Festivals
Australia Shakespeare Festivals
Shake & Stir – funny stuff!
Brisbane 4MBS Classic FM – Free Shakespeare in the Park
Canada Shakespeare Festivals
Stratford Shakespeare Festival
Shakespeare In Action – Toronto
Bard on the Beach – Vancouver
Shakespeare Festivals, Theaters, and Venues was originally published on Shakespeare for Kids Books