Shakespeare Dallas, Shakespeare in the Park

Date/Time

June 15, 2022 to July 23, 2022

Location

Samuell-Grand Amphitheatre View map
1500 Tenison Parkway,
Dallas, TX, 75223

Additional Information

  • Website:
  • Line/Box Office Phone: 214/559-2778
  • Cost: Season subscriptions start at $50. Single performances are $20 for adults; $15 for seniors and military; free for kids 10 and younger.
  • Ages: All ages

Description

2022 marks 50 years of Shakespeare Dallas producing affordable family entertainment for North Texas audiences. Tickets are now on sales for this milestone anniversary season, presenting these three plays:

A Midsummer Night's Dream
June 15 – July 23, 2022 at 8:15pm
Directed by Raphael Parry
Four Athenians run through the forest in pursuit of each other while Puck, a mischievous fairy, helps his master play a trick on the fairy queen. A story of order and disorder, reality and appearance, and love and marriage.

Shakespeare Dallas, A Midsummer Night's Dream, photo courtesy of Jordan Fraker Photography
Photo courtesy of Jordan Fraker Photography

The Tempest
June 22 – July 22, 2022 at 8:15pm
Directed by Jenni Stewart
Prospero, a magician, creates a vast magical storm, wrecking the ship of his enemies and leaving them to wash up on shore. When they wake they find themselves lost on a fantastical island where nothing is as it seems.

Shakespeare Dallas, The Tempest, photo courtesy of Jordan Fraker Photography
Photo courtesy of Jordan Fraker Photography

Sign Language Interpretation
Shakespeare Dallas will be offering ASL-interpreted performances on Sunday, July 17 for A Midsummer Night's Dream and Thursday, July 21 for The Tempest. Certified Sign Language interpreters will be located near the stage for patrons who are Deaf or hard of hearing. Patrons will be seated in an area of the theater that gives the best sight lines to follow the interpretation and the action on stage. Email info@shakespearedallas.org to reserve a spot near the interpreter.
Bark in the Park
Bring your dog to Shakespeare in the Park during these two dog-friendly dates: Sunday, June 26 (for A Midsummer Night’s Dream) and Friday, July 15 (for The Tempest). Leashes on, please.

And plan ahead for Hamlet
September 9 – October 15, 2022 at 8:00pm
Directed by Christie Vela
Young Hamlet returns home to discover the world-shattering news that his father is dead, and his mother has married his father's brother. A ghostly encounter leads to madness, revenge, death, and the downfall of the kingdom.

Find more family fun events every day of the week at dfwchild.com/calendar.