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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.

Past Events

October 2016

December 2016

Tour Historic Ewing Manor

Date:
Thursday, December 15th 2016
Time:
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Visit historic Ewing Manor all decked out in her finest holiday dress this holiday season.

April 2017

Spoon River Poetry Review Annual Lucia Getsi Reading Series

Date:
Thursday, April 6th 2017
Time:
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

The Spoon River Poetry Review (SRPR), published through the Illinois State University Publications Unit, announces its annual reading event.

Ewing Manor Architecture Tour

Date:
Saturday, April 8th 2017
Time:
10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Join us for an intimate look at Ewing Manor's 44 rooms and the rich history behind creative decisions during the construction of the home.

May 2017

Derby Days at the Manor

Date:
Saturday, May 6th 2017
Time:
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Come enjoy a fun family event where kids can craft their own derby hat, play derby games, enjoy derby snacks, pet horses and go on a carriage ride for $5 per person!

June 2017

Midsummer Night’s Dream

Date:
Wednesday, June 28th 2017
Time:
7:30 pm - 10:00 pm

Our family-friendly production of this universal comedy follows four young lovers into an enchanted forest for an unforgettable journey of trickery, laughter, and love.

Shakespeare’s Amazing Cymbeline

Date:
Thursday, June 29th 2017
Time:
7:30 pm - 10:00 pm

A brilliant princess, an evil queen, a misguided king and a thoroughly rotten clown are just some of the characters in this fairy tale romance!

Midsummer Night’s Dream

Date:
Friday, June 30th 2017
Time:
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

This Shakespeare favorite is a family friendly production full of trickery, laughter, and love.

July 2017

Shakespeare’s Amazing Cymbeline

Date:
Saturday, July 1st 2017
Time:
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

A brilliant princess, an evil queen, a misguided king and a thoroughly rotten clown are just some of the characters in this fairy tale romance!

Shakespeare’s Amazing Cymbeline

Date:
Wednesday, July 5th 2017
Time:
7:30 pm

A brilliant princess, an evil queen, a misguided king and a thoroughly rotten clown are just some of the characters in this fairy tale romance!

Midsummer Night’s Dream

Date:
Thursday, July 6th 2017
Time:
7:30 pm - 10:00 pm

This Shakespeare favorite is a family friendly production full of trickery, laughter, and love.

Shakespeare’s Amazing Cymbeline

Date:
Friday, July 7th 2017
Time:
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

A brilliant princess, an evil queen, a misguided king and a thoroughly rotten clown are just some of the characters in this fairy tale romance!

Midsummer Night’s Dream

Date:
Saturday, July 8th 2017
Time:
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

This Shakespeare favorite is a family friendly production full of trickery, laughter, and love.

Midsummer Night’s Dream

Date:
Wednesday, July 12th 2017
Time:
7:30 pm - 10:00 pm

This Shakespeare favorite is a family friendly production full of trickery, laughter, and love.

Shakespeare’s Amazing Cymbeline

Date:
Thursday, July 13th 2017
Time:
7:30 pm - 10:00 pm

A brilliant princess, an evil queen, a misguided king and a thoroughly rotten clown are just some of the characters in this fairy tale romance!

Midsummer Night’s Dream

Date:
Friday, July 14th 2017
Time:
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

This Shakespeare favorite is a family friendly production full of trickery, laughter, and love.

Alumni night at Illinois Shakespeare Festival

Date:
Saturday, July 15th 2017
Time:
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm

Alumni, family and friends are invited to the annual alumni night at the special celebration of the 40th season of ISF.

Shakespeare’s Amazing Cymbeline

Date:
Saturday, July 15th 2017
Time:
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

A brilliant princess, an evil queen, a misguided king and a thoroughly rotten clown are just some of the characters in this fairy tale romance!

Midsummer Night’s Dream

Date:
Sunday, July 16th 2017
Time:
7:30 pm - 10:00 pm

This Shakespeare favorite is a family friendly production full of trickery, laughter, and love.

Shakespeare’s Amazing Cymbeline

Date:
Wednesday, July 19th 2017
Time:
7:30 pm - 10:00 pm

A brilliant princess, an evil queen, a misguided king and a thoroughly rotten clown are just some of the characters in this fairy tale romance!

Midsummer Night’s Dream

Date:
Thursday, July 20th 2017
Time:
7:30 pm - 10:00 pm

This Shakespeare favorite is a family friendly production full of trickery, laughter, and love.

Shakespeare’s Amazing Cymbeline

Date:
Friday, July 21st 2017
Time:
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

A brilliant princess, an evil queen, a misguided king and a thoroughly rotten clown are just some of the characters in this fairy tale romance!

Midsummer Night’s Dream

Date:
Saturday, July 22nd 2017
Time:
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

This Shakespeare favorite is a family friendly production full of trickery, laughter, and love.

Midsummer Night’s Dream

Date:
Sunday, July 23rd 2017
Time:
7:30 pm - 10:00 pm

This Shakespeare favorite is a family friendly production full of trickery, laughter, and love.

Midsummer Night’s Dream

Date:
Wednesday, July 26th 2017
Time:
7:30 pm - 10:00 pm

This Shakespeare favorite is a family friendly production full of trickery, laughter, and love.

Shakespeare’s Amazing Cymbeline

Date:
Thursday, July 27th 2017
Time:
7:30 pm - 10:00 pm

A brilliant princess, an evil queen, a misguided king and a thoroughly rotten clown are just some of the characters in this fairy tale romance!

Midsummer Night’s Dream

Date:
Friday, July 28th 2017
Time:
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

This Shakespeare favorite is a family friendly production full of trickery, laughter, and love.

Shakespeare’s Amazing Cymbeline

Date:
Saturday, July 29th 2017
Time:
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

A brilliant princess, an evil queen, a misguided king and a thoroughly rotten clown are just some of the characters in this fairy tale romance!

Midsummer Night’s Dream

Date:
Sunday, July 30th 2017
Time:
7:30 pm - 10:00 pm

This Shakespeare favorite is a family friendly production full of trickery, laughter, and love.

August 2017

Shakespeare’s Amazing Cymbeline

Date:
Wednesday, August 2nd 2017
Time:
7:30 pm - 10:00 pm

A brilliant princess, an evil queen, a misguided king and a thoroughly rotten clown are just some of the characters in this fairy tale romance!

Midsummer Night’s Dream

Date:
Thursday, August 3rd 2017
Time:
7:30 pm - 10:00 pm

This Shakespeare favorite is a family friendly production full of trickery, laughter, and love.

Shakespeare’s Amazing Cymbeline

Date:
Friday, August 4th 2017
Time:
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Adapted by Chris Coleman Cymbeline is one of Shakespeare’s most fantastical plays, making it a perfect fit for our magical 40th! A brilliant princess, an evil queen, a misguided king and a thoroughly rotten clown are just some of the characters in this fairy tale romance, made even more whimsical and theatrical by Chris Coleman’s six-person adaptation, in which five actors and a musician play all the parts! Dates: Preview June 29, Opens July 1, Runs July 5, 7, 13, 15,…

Midsummer Night’s Dream

Date:
Saturday, August 5th 2017
Time:
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

This Shakespeare favorite is a family friendly production full of trickery, laughter, and love.

Midsummer Night’s Dream

Date:
Sunday, August 6th 2017
Time:
7:30 pm - 10:00 pm

This Shakespeare favorite is a family friendly production full of trickery, laughter, and love.

Midsummer Night’s Dream

Date:
Wednesday, August 9th 2017
Time:
7:30 pm - 10:00 pm

This Shakespeare favorite is a family friendly production full of trickery, laughter, and love.

Shakespeare’s Amazing Cymbeline

Date:
Thursday, August 10th 2017
Time:
7:30 pm - 10:00 pm

A brilliant princess, an evil queen, a misguided king and a thoroughly rotten clown are just some of the characters in this fairy tale romance!

Midsummer Night’s Dream

Date:
Friday, August 11th 2017
Time:
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

This Shakespeare favorite is a family friendly production full of trickery, laughter, and love.

Shakespeare’s Amazing Cymbeline

Date:
Saturday, August 12th 2017
Time:
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

A brilliant princess, an evil queen, a misguided king and a thoroughly rotten clown are just some of the characters in this fairy tale romance!

September 2017

Tour Historic Ewing Manor

Date:
Monday, September 25th 2017
Time:
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Explore the historic Ewing Manor with trained docents to guide you through three floors of this wonderful venue.

October 2017

Tour Historic Ewing Manor

Date:
Monday, October 9th 2017
Time:
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Explore the historic Ewing Manor with trained docents to guide you through three floors of this wonderful venue.

Tour Historic Ewing Manor

Date:
Monday, October 16th 2017
Time:
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Explore the historic Ewing Manor with trained docents to guide you through three floors of this wonderful venue.

A History of the Department of Psychology: The First 50 Years

Date:
Thursday, October 19th 2017
Time:
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Join us for our Alumni Day event: "A History of the Department of Psychology: The First 50 Years" Presentation and Reception.

Trick-or-Treat at Ewing Manor

Date:
Tuesday, October 31st 2017
Time:
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

In the tradition of Hazle Buck Ewing, trick-or-treaters are welcome to stop by the manor for a treat. The paths will have fall decor, perfect for picture taking of your little gobblins or princesses.

December 2017

Christmas at the Mansions

Date:
Saturday, December 9th 2017
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 14th 2017
Time:
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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

January 2018

Date:
Wednesday, January 3rd 2018
Time:
5:36 pm

Come enjoy a fun family event where kids can craft their own derby hat, play derby games, enjoy derby snacks, pet horses and go on a carriage ride for $5 per person!

April 2018

Ewing Manor Architecture Tour

Date:
Saturday, April 7th 2018
Time:
10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Join us for an intimate look at Ewing Manor's 44 rooms and the rich history behind creative decisions during the construction of the home.

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

Date:
Thursday, April 19th 2018
Time:
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

SRPR is excited to announce the next installment of our annual reading event, this year featuring an outstanding line-up of poets: Jamaal May, Rachel Jamison Webster, and the 2017 Editors’ Prize Winner, Kelly Michels. Mark your calendars now and help spread the word! Thursday, April 19th 7-10PM Ewing Manor, Bloomington 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…

May 2018

Tour Historic Ewing Manor

Date:
Monday, May 21st 2018
Time:
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Daffodils bloom on the grounds of the historic Ewing Manor

Tour the historic Ewing Manor, Sunset Hill, with trained docents to guide you through three floors of the Manor.

June 2018

Tour Historic Ewing Manor

Date:
Monday, June 4th 2018
Time:
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Daffodils bloom on the grounds of the historic Ewing Manor

Tour the historic Ewing Manor, Sunset Hill, with trained docents to guide you through three floors of the Manor.

Tour Historic Ewing Manor

Date:
Monday, June 11th 2018
Time:
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Daffodils bloom on the grounds of the historic Ewing Manor

Tour the historic Ewing Manor, Sunset Hill, with trained docents to guide you through three floors of the Manor.

Tour Historic Ewing Manor

Date:
Monday, June 25th 2018
Time:
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Daffodils bloom on the grounds of the historic Ewing Manor

Tour the historic Ewing Manor, Sunset Hill, with trained docents to guide you through three floors of the Manor.

July 2018

Tour Historic Ewing Manor

Date:
Monday, July 2nd 2018
Time:
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Daffodils bloom on the grounds of the historic Ewing Manor

Tour the historic Ewing Manor, Sunset Hill, with trained docents to guide you through three floors of the Manor.

Tour Historic Ewing Manor

Date:
Monday, July 9th 2018
Time:
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Daffodils bloom on the grounds of the historic Ewing Manor

Tour the historic Ewing Manor, Sunset Hill, with trained docents to guide you through three floors of the Manor.

Tour Historic Ewing Manor

Date:
Monday, July 16th 2018
Time:
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Daffodils bloom on the grounds of the historic Ewing Manor

Tour the historic Ewing Manor, Sunset Hill, with trained docents to guide you through three floors of the Manor.

Date:
Thursday, July 19th 2018
Time:
3:34 pm
Daffodils bloom on the grounds of the historic Ewing Manor

Tour the historic Ewing Manor, Sunset Hill, with trained docents to guide you through three floors of the Manor.

Tour Historic Ewing Manor

Date:
Monday, July 23rd 2018
Time:
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Daffodils bloom on the grounds of the historic Ewing Manor

Tour the historic Ewing Manor, Sunset Hill, with trained docents to guide you through three floors of the Manor.

Tour Historic Ewing Manor

Date:
Monday, July 30th 2018
Time:
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Daffodils bloom on the grounds of the historic Ewing Manor

Tour the historic Ewing Manor, Sunset Hill, with trained docents to guide you through three floors of the Manor.

August 2018

Tour Historic Ewing Manor

Date:
Monday, August 20th 2018
Time:
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Daffodils bloom on the grounds of the historic Ewing Manor

Tour the historic Ewing Manor, Sunset Hill, with trained docents to guide you through three floors of the Manor.

Tour Historic Ewing Manor

Date:
Monday, August 27th 2018
Time:
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Daffodils bloom on the grounds of the historic Ewing Manor

Tour the historic Ewing Manor, Sunset Hill, with trained docents to guide you through three floors of the Manor.

September 2018

Tour Historic Ewing Manor

Date:
Monday, September 10th 2018
Time:
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Daffodils bloom on the grounds of the historic Ewing Manor

Tour the historic Ewing Manor, Sunset Hill, with trained docents to guide you through three floors of the Manor.

Tour Historic Ewing Manor

Date:
Monday, September 17th 2018
Time:
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Daffodils bloom on the grounds of the historic Ewing Manor

Tour the historic Ewing Manor, Sunset Hill, with trained docents to guide you through three floors of the Manor.

Tour Historic Ewing Manor

Date:
Monday, September 24th 2018
Time:
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Daffodils bloom on the grounds of the historic Ewing Manor

Tour the historic Ewing Manor, Sunset Hill, with trained docents to guide you through three floors of the Manor.

Ewing Manor Celebrates 90 Years

Date:
Thursday, September 27th 2018
Time:
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Public viewing of items from the Ewings' time capsule and free public tours will be available.

October 2018

Tour Historic Ewing Manor

Date:
Monday, October 8th 2018
Time:
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Daffodils bloom on the grounds of the historic Ewing Manor

Tour the historic Ewing Manor, Sunset Hill, with trained docents to guide you through three floors of the Manor.

Tour Historic Ewing Manor

Date:
Monday, October 15th 2018
Time:
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Daffodils bloom on the grounds of the historic Ewing Manor

Tour the historic Ewing Manor, Sunset Hill, with trained docents to guide you through three floors of the Manor.

Tour Historic Ewing Manor

Date:
Monday, October 22nd 2018
Time:
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Daffodils bloom on the grounds of the historic Ewing Manor

Tour the historic Ewing Manor, Sunset Hill, with trained docents to guide you through three floors of the Manor.

Tour Historic Ewing Manor

Date:
Monday, October 29th 2018
Time:
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Daffodils bloom on the grounds of the historic Ewing Manor

Tour the historic Ewing Manor, Sunset Hill, with trained docents to guide you through three floors of the Manor.

Trick-or-Treat at Ewing Manor

Date:
Wednesday, October 31st 2018
Time:
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

In the tradition of Hazle Buck Ewing, trick-or-treaters are welcome to stop by the manor for a treat. The paths will have fall decor, perfect for picture taking of your little gobblins or princesses.

December 2018

Christmas at the Mansions

Date:
Saturday, December 8th 2018
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 2018
Time:
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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

April 2019

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

Date:
Thursday, April 11th 2019
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 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.

Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen

Date:
Saturday, July 6th 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:
Tuesday, July 9th 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:
Wednesday, July 10th 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.

Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen

Date:
Thursday, July 11th 2019
Time:
7:30 pm - 9:45 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:
Tuesday, July 16th 2019
Time:
7:30 pm - 9:45 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:
Wednesday, July 17th 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, 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.

Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen

Date:
Saturday, July 20th 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:
Wednesday, July 24th 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:
Thursday, July 25th 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.

Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen

Date:
Friday, July 26th 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.

Alumni night at Illinois Shakespeare Festival

Date:
Saturday, July 27th 2019
Time:
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm

A night of comedy, love, food, fun, and more await at this year's alumni night!

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.

Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen

Date:
Tuesday, July 30th 2019
Time:
7:30 pm - 9:45 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:
Wednesday, July 31st 2019
Time:
7:30 pm - 9:45 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.

August 2019

As You Like It by William Shakespeare

Date:
Thursday, August 1st 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.

Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen

Date:
Friday, August 2nd 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:
Saturday, August 3rd 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:
Tuesday, August 6th 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.

Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen

Date:
Wednesday, August 7th 2019
Time:
7:30 pm - 9:45 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:
Thursday, August 8th 2019
Time:
7:30 pm - 9:45 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, August 9th 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.