Lake Tahoe Shakespeare Festival

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Lake Tahoe Shakespeare Festival

Held each year since 1972, the popular Lake Tahoe Shakespeare Festival takes place along the beautiful shores of North Lake Tahoe at Sand Harbor State Park. The six-week performance series of Shakespeare's best plays attracts tens of thousands of guests and is the most widely-attended fest in the Tahoe area. Read More

  • Throughout the month of July and into August
  • Plays, theater Acts and a special Midsummers series
  • Runs July through August each year

Overview: Now in its fourth decade, the Lake Tahoe Shakespeare Festival is dedicated to bringing culture and enjoyment to all residents and visitors of the Tahoe area while providing a little education about "The Bard" himself – William Shakespeare.

When: Throughout the month of July and into August. This year the festival takes place July 8th to August 27th, 2017.

Where: Sand Harbor State Park

Fees: Costs may vary by event

Details: Spanning six weeks during Tahoe's beautiful summer months – usually early July to mid August - this wonderful theatre event is the best attended festival in Lake Tahoe. In recent years, more than 30,000 individuals have purchased tickets for one or more of the three Shakespearian productions that are staged each year at beautiful Sand Harbor State Park on the shores of North Lake Tahoe. (Lately, the fest has also added some non-Shakespeare offerings as well.)

In addition to the plays, the Lake Tahoe Shakespeare Festival also offers a week-long post-season event called "Midsummer Nights", where visitors can enjoy a variety of dance, music, and theatre arts offerings, featuring local, regional, and national talent.

Find more details on the Lake Tahoe Shakespeare Festival website.

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