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Shakespeare in the Park: The Winter's Tale


  • Shakespeare Glen 1 Fine Arts Drive St. Louis, MO, 63110 United States (map)

Presented by Shakespeare Festival St. Louis: The Winter's Tale
June 2-25, 2017 | 
Green show at 6:30 p.m., performance at 8:00 p.m., nightly except Tuesdays | Free

Written in approximately 1610, The Winter’s Tale is considered to be one of a group of Shakespeare’s plays defined by their tragic undertones and simultaneous use of straightforward comic situations. Other plays that are grouped in this category include Measure for MeasureThe Merchant of VeniceTroilus & CressidaAll’s Well that Ends Well, and Timon of Athens. While this is the first time the Festival will be featuring this play as its mainstage show in Forest Park, The Winter’s Tale was adapted for the 2013 Shakespeare in the Streets production Old Hearts Fresh written by Festival playwright-in-residence Nancy Bell and performed in The Grove.

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