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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

December 2018

Christmas at the Mansions

Date:
Saturday, December 8th
Time:
2:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Christmas at the Mansions is a community-wide tour of the David Davis Mansion, Ewing Manor, and one Mystery House in Bloomington-Normal, Illinois.

Ewing Cultural Center Holiday Tour

Date:
Thursday, December 13th
Time:
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Include a tour of Ewing in this year's holiday festivities!

June 2019

As You Like It by William Shakespeare

Date:
Thursday, June 27th 2019
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 2019
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 2019
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 2019
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 2019
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, July 27th 2019
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.