Professor Jerzy Limon

1950 – 2021


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3 March 2021

It is with profound sadness and an enormous sense of loss that we inform about the passing away on 3 March 2021 of Professor Jerzy Limon, Creator and Director of the Gdansk Shakespeare Theatre. No words can express the emptiness we feel in our hearts. Time has stood still. We would so like it to go […]
26 November 2020

From 27th November at VOD GTS 17:00 performance, 19:30 Q&A talk (live-stream), 20:30 documentary about project participants.
15 October 2020

The 24th edition of Gdansk Shakespeare Festival is coming soon! From the 20th of November our audience will be able to watch Festival’s performances, this time, due to Covid-19 regulations, online only. There are live-streaming presentations planned as well as recordings, moreover all Mainstage performances accompanied by Q&A discussions after the show. And – surprise […]


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The Gdansk Shakespeare Festival is one of the biggest international events which, thanks to the Gdansk Shakespeare Theatre and Theatrum Gedanense Foundation, every year hosts the best Shakespeare productions and the most eminent theatre artists from all over the world.




A festival strand of fringe presentations. Since 2016 run as a competition. This year a part of “Shaking the Walls“ project co-financed by Creative Europe Programme of EU.

Golden Yorick

Competition for the Best Polish Production – an adaptation of William Shakespeare’s play or a performance inspired by the works of William Shakespeare – in a given theatre season.
Summer Shakespeare Academy


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


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