Great River Shakespeare Festival

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    • June 22, 2017 - July 31, 2017

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  • Performances are at Winona State University's PERFORMING ARTS CENTER in Winona, MN, located on Johnson & West Howard Streets, east of Huff Street or west of Main Street.

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  • Additional Date Information: Plays are staged Tuesdays through Sundays during the six weeks of Season 14 of the Great River Shakespeare Festival, June 23 through July 30, 2017. Check out www.grsf.org for complete calendar.

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  • Can Accommodate Groups of 45 or more

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Events

  1. 2017 Will Run

    2017 Will Run

    W Lake Street
    Winona, MN 55987
    Call: (507) 474-7900

    The fourth annual 28 Furlong Will Run hits the pavement on July 16! If you've run a 5K, you can run 28 Furlongs! Join the run or cheer on heroes and villains alike. This is a great opportunity to mingle with or compete against company and community members alike, as well as experience the beauty of Winona.

  2. An Iliad

    An Iliad

    450 Johnson St
    Winona, MN 55987
    Call: (507) 474-7900

    With one actor inhabiting over fifty characters, the addition of live music, and language that ranges from direct and contemporary to poetic, An Iliad grapples with humankind’s perpetual capacity for violence while exploring the beauty and brotherhood to be found in the midst of war. GRSF favorites Tarah Flanagan and Andrew Carlson alternate as the storyteller in the intimacy of the Dorothy B. Magnus Black Box Theatre.

    “Every time I sing this song, I hope it’s the last time.”

    Great River Shakespeare Festival is a nonprofit, professional Equity theater company dedicated to dynamic productions of Shakespeare’s plays, extensive education and community outreach programs, and comprehensive theater training.

  3. Front Porch Event: Kevin Kling

    Front Porch Event: Kevin Kling

    450 Johnson St
    Winona, MN 55987
    Call: (507) 474-7900

    Front Porch Events offer opportunities to more deeply explore the themes and ideas that begin in the theater. We continue our focus on storytelling with Kevin Kling on July 15. Best known for his commentaries on National Public Radio, Kevin Kling delivers hilarious, often tender autobiographical stories about growing up in Minnesota which are as enchanting as they are true to life.

  4. Front Porch Event: Maria W. Faust Sonnet Contest

    Front Porch Event: Maria W. Faust Sonnet Contest

    450 Johnson St
    Winona, MN 55987
    Call: (507) 474-7900

    Front Porch Events offer opportunities to more deeply explore the themes and ideas that begin in the theater. Hear the winning sonnets read by GRSF acting company members.

  5. Front Porch Event: Symposium - Telling Stories

    Front Porch Event: Symposium - Telling Stories

    450 Johnson St
    Winona, MN 55987
    Call: (507) 474-7900

    Front Porch Events offer opportunities to more deeply explore the themes and ideas that begin in the theater. Join us as we examine story forms as diverse as the opening statement at a trial, a historical narrative and hip hop poetry and ask: who do we hear, who do we believe, and how do we construct a story.

  6. Front Porch Event: Symposium - The War of the Roses

    Front Porch Event: Symposium - The War of the Roses

    79 East Third Street--GRSF Offices
    Winona, MN 55987
    Call: (507) 474-7900

    Front Porch Events offer opportunities to more deeply explore the themes and ideas that begin in the theater. Conflict in the ruling elite tore England apart for 32 years. Join us as we explore how art and literature use the past to speak to the present.

  7. Henry VI: The Rise of Richard

    Henry VI: The Rise of Richard

    450 Johnson St
    Winona, MN 55987
    Call: (507) 474-7900

    The GRSF Professional Apprentice Program is proud to present this season "Henry VI: The Rise of Richard" which will feature selections from the Henry plays to illustrate the beginnings of the War of the Roses.

    Great River Shakespeare Festival is a nonprofit, professional Equity theater company dedicated to dynamic productions of Shakespeare’s plays, extensive education and community outreach programs, and comprehensive theater training.

  8. Richard III

    Richard III

    450 Johnson St
    Winona, MN 55987
    Call: (507) 474-7900

    For the fractious ruling elite, a deal with the devil seems a small price to pay to gain power… until the game has consequences. Richard may be backstabbing and manipulative, but this wickedly funny hunchback is so mesmerizing you can’t look away.

    “Conscience is but a word that cowards use…”

    Great River Shakespeare Festival is a nonprofit, professional Equity theater company dedicated to dynamic productions of Shakespeare’s plays, extensive education and community outreach programs, and comprehensive theater training.

  9. Shipwrecked! An Entertainment - The Amazing Adventures of Louis de Rougemont (As Told by Himself)

    Shipwrecked! An Entertainment - The Amazing Adventures of Louis de Rougemont (As Told by Himself)

    450 Johnson St
    Winona, MN 55987
    Call: (507) 474-7900

    The exciting story of a seafaring gentleman and wanderer, "Shipwrecked! An Entertainment" is a thrilling, breathless, and kid-friendly comedy. Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Donald Margulies leaves audiences wondering if our hero is a genius, con man, or a little bit of both.

    “I’m about to tell you a story.
    A fantastic and amazing story!
    A story all the more remarkable because every word of it is true.”

    Great River Shakespeare Festival is a nonprofit, professional Equity theater company dedicated to dynamic productions of Shakespeare’s plays, extensive education and community outreach programs, and comprehensive theater training.

  10. The Comedy of Errors

    The Comedy of Errors

    450 Johnson St
    Winona, MN 55987
    Call: (507) 474-7900

    In between mistaken identities, mayhem, and merriment, The Comedy of Errors explores the essential human longing for what makes us whole. A raucous escapade set against the glittery, boozy backdrop of the 1920s, this comedy is sure to delight the senses.

    “Small cheer and great welcome makes a merry feast.”

    The Great River Shakespeare Festival (GRSF) is a nonprofit, professional Equity theatre company in Winona, MN, dedicated to dynamic productions of Shakespeare’s plays, extensive education and community outreach programs, and comprehensive theatre training.

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