RECENT NEWS & UPDATES
Paulo Szot, Tony Award Winner and International Opera Singer will Star in Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival’s Evita
Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival (Patrick Mulcahy, Producing Artistic Director, and Casey Wm. Gallagher, Managing Director) announced today that Tony Award-winning actor and world-renowned opera singer Paulo Szot will starin Evita at Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival this summer. Mr. Szot will play the role of Juan Perón opposite Broadway star Dee Roscioli who, as previously announced, will play the title role of Eva Perón.
Record Breaking: Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival Sets One-day Sales Record
Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival set a new one-day sales record on February 15th, the opening day of single ticket sales for the summer 2017 season. In one day, 938 tickets were sold for more than $43,000 total. This is an increase of 64% compared with the first day of single ticket sales in 2016, the Festival’s record-breaking 25th anniversary season.
Broadway Star to play leading role in Evita at Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival
Broadway actress Dee Roscioli will star at the Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival this summer in the season opener, Evita. Roscioli, an Easton native and DeSales University graduate is best known for her long run as Elphaba on Broadway, and in the Chicago, San Francisco, and national touring productions of the hit musical Wicked. She has the distinction of playing the role of Elphaba in more performances in North America than any other actress.
Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival Welcomes New Members and Leadership to Board of Directors
Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival is pleased to welcome four distinguished members of the Lehigh Valley community to its Board of Directors. Composed of 32 members, primarily volunteers from five counties, PSF’s Board of Directors serves as community representatives who support the company’s mission and administration.
Iconic Classics Rule the Stage in Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival’s 26th Season in Summer 2017
Following a record-breaking 25th anniversary season, Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival will feature Shakespeare’s As You Like It and Troilus and Cressida along with three world classics in its 26th season, June 2 through August 6, 2017.
Vision 2030: A World Class PSF
The mission of Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival is to enrich, inspire, engage, and entertain the widest possible audience through first-rate professional productions of classical and contemporary plays, with a core commitment to the works of Shakespeare and other master dramatists, and through an array of educational outreach and mentorship programs.
Vision 2030: A Patron's Experience
The year is 2030. And it's a beautiful summer day. You live an hour and a half to the south of the Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival, and you prepare to make your annual pilgrimage to PSF, which has emerged as the highlight of your year for a number of years now. You check to make sure you have your tickets, booked online back in November. You learned the hard way a few years back how quickly the performances sell out due to the ever-growing popularity of the Festival in the Mid-Atlantic region.