The Community Tour brings a full professional Shakespeare production to Delawareans with little or no access to the arts.
Delaware Shakespeare to Receive $10,000 Grant from the National Endowment for the Arts National Endowment for the Arts Acting Chairman Mary Anne Carter has approved more than $27 million in grants as part of the Arts Endowment’s first major funding announcement for fiscal year 2019. Included in this announcement is a Challenge America grant of […]
CLICK HERE FOR VOLUNTEER INFORMATION SHEET Wilmington! Shakespeare Day is coming back! April 23, 2019 is William Shakespeare’s 455th birthday. To celebrate, Delaware Shakespeare would like to present every single play Shakespeare ever wrote in the course of one hour, on Market Street in downtown Wilmington. So we could use some help! After staging Shakespeare […]
Del Shakes is pleased to announce the fun mix of scenes, sonnets, song, and interactive elements that will make up the February 15 & 16 performances of Shakespeare + St. Valentine. Get your tickets here!Click here for more information. PLAYLIST Sonnet 128 “How Good It Feels” by Lake Street Dive The Taming of the Shrew – […]
With twenty performances offered over four weeks, The Merchant of Venice was our longest running production ever. The production launched intense, but respectful conversations about the rise in anti-Semitism and other instance of hate speech and hate crime in our country. Producing Artistic Director David Stradley shares three highlights from the road. First State Community […]
Delaware Shakespeare is accepting headshots and resumes for actors for its 2019 season, including the Summer Festival production of The Merry Wives of Windsor,directed by Krista Apple, and the fall Community Tour production of Romeo and Juliet, directed by Lindsay Smiling. Female and non-binary performers will be considered for some traditionally male roles. Performers of all ethnic […]
Matthew S. Meyer, County Executive. New Castle County's Rockwood Park is the summer home of Delaware Shakespeare. www.rockwood.org
Delaware Shakespeare is supported, in part, by a grant from the Delaware Division of the Arts, a state agency, in partnership with the National Endowment for the Arts. The Division promotes Delaware arts events on delawarescene.org.
Delaware Shakespeare is delighted to have Janssen's Market as our Picnic Sponsor. www.janssensmarket.com
Highmark Delaware is our Children's Activity Tent Sponsor.
Swigg is our Wine Shop Sponsor.
Delmarva Power have generously donated assistance and resources to Delaware Shakespeare. www.delmarva.com
Prestwick House is our Educator Appreciation Night sponsor. www.prestwickhouse.com
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We envision a Delaware where people from all walks of life celebrate and explore their shared humanity through the lens of Shakespearean works.