Events And Theaters In Houston Area

Houston Shakespeare Festival

August 2 to 11, 2019
Miller Outdoor Theatre, 6000 Hermann Park Drive, Houston 77030

Each summer, the Houston Shakespeare Festival produces a season of two Shakespeare plays in repertory. Since its inception in 1975, HSF has entertained nearly a half million theatergoers with free performances in Hermann Park's Miller Outdoor Theatre. Festival audiences are as diverse as Houston itself, with many people experiencing live theatre for the first time.

The Houston Shakespeare Festival has grown into one of the major events on Houston's summer entertainment calendar. HSF is a recognized Equity theatre.

Julius Caesar

  • Julius Caesar returns as a glorious war hero, and the people’s victory celebration spills into the streets. But whispers of opposition grow. Civic duty wrestles with political ambition in Houston Shakespeare Festival’s fast and furious production of Julius Caesar. HSF Artistic Director Jack Young directs this tale of betrayal and secrecy in a contemporary world.
  • 8:15 p.m. -- August 2, 4, 6, 8 and 10

As You Like It

  • Adventure! Romance! Mistaken identity! Rivalry! Comedy! An escape to the Forest of Arden takes lovers and madcaps on a hilarious journey in Houston Shakespeare Festivals’ production of As You Like It. Director Stephanie Shine transports audiences into the heart of one of Shakespeare’s most beloved comedies.
  • 8:15 p.m. -- August 3, 7, 9 and 11