The 21th Gdansk Shakespeare Festival 2017

21st Gdańsk Shakespeare Festival

will take place from July 28th to August 6th 2017 in Gdańsk, Poland
The 21th Gdansk Shakespeare Festival 2017

ESRA Congress 2017

in Gdańsk
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The Gdansk Shakespeare Theatre

GST: theatre, music, education

a diverse cultural centre
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Festival day after day.

Check the latest information about the events!
25 July 2017

The audience prize will be awarded by holders of 2017 ShakespeareOFF limited season tickets. You may be one of them! ShakespeareOFF – the alternative element of the Gdańsk Shakespeare Festival continues with its competition formula. Twenty-two theatre companies will participate from Poland, Great Britain, Romania, Slovakia and Belgium. The performances will take place on eight different stages in Gdańsk and […]
21 July 2017

The Gdańsk Shakespeare Festival – is the only Polish Laureate of prestigious international  EFFE Award. The International Jury of EFFE selected 26 Laureates from amongst the 715 EFFE Labelled Festivals.
20 June 2017

Here we present the Main Stage programme & accompanying special events of the 21st Gdansk Shakespeare Festival:


20 years of the Gdansk Shakespeare Festival

See how the festival has changed over the years

Learn from the best

The Summer Shakespeare Academy

A perfect place to meet and exchange thoughts with artists during the festival. An extremely varied and rich programme of educational activities, which offers something interesting to everyone.

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Be the first one to see


See the performance first and also enjoy
a unique opportunity to listen to director’s
introduction and talk to the artists.
It is a one-time chance to learn more.

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Diverse programme of theatre,
acting, art, music, team-building
– for adults and children,
for professionals and beginners.

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the artists

Discussion with the artists right after seeing the performance is a unique opportunity to challenge your own interpretation and ask questions.

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Cooperation & Sponsors

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