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Ewing Cultural Center

Location:
Ewing Cultural Center 48 Sunset Road
Bloomington, IL
Phone:
(309) 438-6333
Website:
http://ewingmanor.illinoisstate.edu

Ewing Cultural Center sits on 6.5 acres of wooded landscape in Bloomington, Illinois. This beautiful estate, rich in local history, is preserved and elegantly maintained due to the generosity of prominent citizens who discovered a way to celebrate the area’s culture, landscape, and nature.

Ewing Manor was completed in 1929 in the Channel-Norman style, and embodies the grace, practicality, and natural beauty envisioned by its original owner, Hazle Buck Ewing.

Parking for the Illinois Shakespeare Festival

Ewing Cultural Center – parking is FREE directly across Emerson Street at St. John’s Lutheran Church (GPS: 1617 E. Emerson, Bloomington).

Festival Society members, and Platinum Plus ticketholders have access to VIP parking zones.

Upcoming Events

April 2019

A Night of Poetry & Community: The SRPR Lucia Getsi Reading

Date:
Thursday, April 11th
Time:
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Spoon River Poetry Review (SRPR) is pleased to invite you to our seventh annual reading event: The SRPR Lucia Getsi Reading Series, which will take place on Thursday, April 11th, 2019 at the historic Ewing Manor in Bloomington, Illinois. Named for SRPR's long-time editor and benefactor, Lucia Getsi, the series is co-sponsored by ISU’s Creative Writing Program and ISU’s Department of English. The event features readings by award-winning SRPR poets, followed by a reception with wine and appetizers. This year’s…

June 2019

As You Like It by William Shakespeare

Date:
Thursday, June 27th
Time:
7:30 pm - 10:00 pm

In this joyful comedy, Rosalind and Orlando fall in love at first sight, but are forced to flee the dangers of the court. Disguised as a young man, Rosalind teaches clumsy Orlando the way to a woman’s heart—hers, to be exact. The young lovers in the forest of Arden delight in luscious nature, love, life, companionship, and song…until Fortune makes everything right again.

As You Like It by William Shakespeare

Date:
Friday, June 28th
Time:
8:00 pm - 10:30 pm

In this joyful comedy, Rosalind and Orlando fall in love at first sight, but are forced to flee the dangers of the court. Disguised as a young man, Rosalind teaches clumsy Orlando the way to a woman’s heart—hers, to be exact. The young lovers in the forest of Arden delight in luscious nature, love, life, companionship, and song…until Fortune makes everything right again.

As You Like It by William Shakespeare

Date:
Saturday, June 29th
Time:
8:00 pm - 10:30 pm

In this joyful comedy, Rosalind and Orlando fall in love at first sight, but are forced to flee the dangers of the court. Disguised as a young man, Rosalind teaches clumsy Orlando the way to a woman’s heart—hers, to be exact. The young lovers in the forest of Arden delight in luscious nature, love, life, companionship, and song…until Fortune makes everything right again.

July 2019

Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen

Date:
Friday, July 5th
Time:
8:00 pm - 10:15 pm

Life was pleasantly drab for Elizabeth Bennet until the haughty (though admittedly handsome) Mr. Darcy barged in on her life. Now she’s caught in a dilemma: Can Elizabeth be true to her feelings while also standing up to Darcy’s arrogance? This lively adaptation of Jane Austen’s beloved novel persuades us that even the worst first impressions can be overcome.

Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen

Date:
Saturday, July 6th
Time:
8:00 pm - 10:15 pm

Life was pleasantly drab for Elizabeth Bennet until the haughty (though admittedly handsome) Mr. Darcy barged in on her life. Now she’s caught in a dilemma: Can Elizabeth be true to her feelings while also standing up to Darcy’s arrogance? This lively adaptation of Jane Austen’s beloved novel persuades us that even the worst first impressions can be overcome.

As You Like It by William Shakespeare

Date:
Friday, July 19th
Time:
8:00 pm - 10:30 pm

In this joyful comedy, Rosalind and Orlando fall in love at first sight, but are forced to flee the dangers of the court. Disguised as a young man, Rosalind teaches clumsy Orlando the way to a woman’s heart—hers, to be exact. The young lovers in the forest of Arden delight in luscious nature, love, life, companionship, and song…until Fortune makes everything right again.

Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen

Date:
Saturday, July 20th
Time:
8:00 pm - 10:15 pm

Life was pleasantly drab for Elizabeth Bennet until the haughty (though admittedly handsome) Mr. Darcy barged in on her life. Now she’s caught in a dilemma: Can Elizabeth be true to her feelings while also standing up to Darcy’s arrogance? This lively adaptation of Jane Austen’s beloved novel persuades us that even the worst first impressions can be overcome.

Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen

Date:
Friday, July 26th
Time:
8:00 pm - 10:15 pm

Life was pleasantly drab for Elizabeth Bennet until the haughty (though admittedly handsome) Mr. Darcy barged in on her life. Now she’s caught in a dilemma: Can Elizabeth be true to her feelings while also standing up to Darcy’s arrogance? This lively adaptation of Jane Austen’s beloved novel persuades us that even the worst first impressions can be overcome.

As You Like It by William Shakespeare

Date:
Saturday, July 27th
Time:
8:00 pm - 10:30 pm

In this joyful comedy, Rosalind and Orlando fall in love at first sight, but are forced to flee the dangers of the court. Disguised as a young man, Rosalind teaches clumsy Orlando the way to a woman’s heart—hers, to be exact. The young lovers in the forest of Arden delight in luscious nature, love, life, companionship, and song…until Fortune makes everything right again.