Great River Shakespeare Festival

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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The Great River Shakespeare Festival (GRSF) is a nonprofit, professional theater company in Winona, MN and has become an integral part of the Winona community. Dedicated to dynamic productions of Shakespeare's plays, education, community outreach programs, and theater training.

All performances take place at the Performing Arts Center on the campus of Winona State University. There are regular opportunities for education and interaction beyond what happens inside the theater, including FREE Concerts on the Green every Friday and Saturday during the festival season, educational Front Porch Events and Symposiums that continue the conversations that begin in the theater, chances to connect with the GRSF actors, directors, designers and crew, and pre-show conversations to better understand the plays. GRSF also features programming for young theater fans, providing Chill with Will opportunities to allow kids into the theater for free! Visit website and calendar for more details on GRSF events.

Hours & Dates

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 for complete calendar.

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