Events And Theaters In Houston Area

Houston Shakespeare Festival

July 27 to August 5, 2018
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.


  • A young prince is summoned back from his university studies to find his world turned inside out, with his mother re-married to his uncle and a ghost haunting the battlements. Unearthing the truth in a court of corruption takes a live-or-die kind of courage - does Hamlet have it?
  • 8:15 p.m. -- July 27, 29, 31, August 2, 4

The Comedy of Errors

  • A riotous farce of mistaken identity! Double trouble comes to the port city of Ephesus when two sets of twins, separated as infants, pop up, causing mayhem and mirth. Laughs fly and surprises abound in Shakespeare's earliest comedy.
  • 8:15 p.m. -- July 28, August 1, 3, 5