The 23rd Gdansk Shakespeare Festival 2019

23rd Gdańsk Shakespeare Festival

26th July – 4th August 2019, Gdańsk, Poland

What’s on this year’s festival
The 23rd Gdansk Shakespeare Festival 2019

23rd Gdańsk Shakespeare Festival

26th July – 4th August 2019, Gdańsk, Poland

What’s on this year’s festival
The 23rd Gdansk Shakespeare Festival 2019

23rd Gdańsk Shakespeare Festival

26th July – 4th August 2019, Gdańsk, Poland

What’s on this year’s festival?
The Gdansk Shakespeare Festival

European EFFE Award 2017-2018

for the Gdańsk Shakespeare Festival!

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27 May 2019

Professor Jerzy Limon, the Artistic Director of the Gdansk Shakespeare Festival explains the origin of the Shakespeare’s Contemporaries idea which enriches the programme of the event this year and is likely to become a permanent part of the festival. Elizabethan age was a time of extensive development of theatre in different countries, not exclusively England, […]

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24 May 2019

Mainstage presentations of this year’s festival comprise performances based on William Shakespeare’s texts, inspired by The Bard’s plays, but also the ones based on Shakespeare’s contemporary playwrights. The latter idea is to be developed also in the following years. The Programme of 23rd Festiwal includes the following performances: “As You Like It”, directed by Krystyna […]

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18 April 2019

We are waiting for your presentation offer until 26th May! The 4th edition of ShakespeareOFF Competition has commenced. This year the competion is a part of  „Shaking the Walls” project co-financed by Creative Europe Programme of European Union. The main theme of the competition is therefore to give an artistic shape to various kinds of […]

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Gdańsk

Shakespeare Festival

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.

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SzekspirOFF

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. Details will follow soon.
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Competition

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.
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Summer Shakespeare Academy

Education

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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