IN THE PARK
Join us in 2023 at our new venue . . .
The Cristal Palace Spiegeltent!
SHAKESPEARE IN THE PARK
Join us in 2023 at our new venue . . . The Cristal Palace Spiegeltent!
AUGUST 8 TO SEPTEMBER 3
7515 118TH AVE
(EDMONTON EXPO CENTRE)
Every year we have performances that are little more special than the others, and this year is extra special because we are offering two new special performances, an ASL interpretation of Twelfth Night and 2 relaxed performances! Clicking on any of the pictures below will pop up a date and description of the special performance.
Pay-What-You-Will for each Tuesday evening and Saturday matinee performances. August 8, 9, 12(mat), 15, 19(mat), 22, 26(mat), 29, and September 2nd.
OPENING NIGHT SOIREE August 10 & 11, 2023 Stay after the performance to enjoy catered goodies, drinks, and conversations with the cast and crew as we celebrate the launch of our festival.
WINE WEDNESDAYS $1off wine every Wednesday.
THIRSTY THURSDAY $1 off all beer every Thursday
ASL INTERPRETATION August 16, 2023 Twelfth Night will be interpreted in ASL and interpreters will be on site to make the evening fully accessible to deaf audience members.
RELAXED PERFORMANCES August 24 & 30, 2023 Experience the magic of theatre in a more casual environment. We encourage audience members to move, make noise, or exit/enter the theatre as needed.
MASKED PERFORMANCE August 20 & 30, 2023 All audience members are required to wear a mask at this performance. Freewill staff and volunteers will be masked, the cast will not be.
STUDENT SUNDAYS Every Sunday Both matinee and evening performances are $5 with valid student ID
This year our special events will have a little something for everyone, from our family programming to our new post-show events like Shotspeare or Shakespeare Trivia Night. Click on the images below for more information!
This year, the Freewill Shakespeare Festival is located at the Cristal Palace Spiegeltent in the parking lot of the Edmonton Expo Centre, between the north side of the Expo Centre and the Coliseum, accessible for parking via the 116 Avenue entrance or via transit from the 118 Avenue overpass.
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