Prologues and Insights

Shakespearean Insights

Lehigh Valley Community public radio WDIY 88.1 FM airs programming about PSF and Shakespeare mid-May through Early August.

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Explore the plot and characters before every performance of Twelfth Night, King Richard II and All’s Well That Ends Well with PSF staff in a relaxed, informal setting. Held in the theatre 45 minutes before curtain. Made possible by a generous gift from Drs. Paul and June Schlueter.


Meet the actors for informal talk-backs in the theatre after the below Thursday evening performances. Enjoy casual question and answer sessions with the casts, and find out more about the play, the process, the actors, and the Festival. FREE

  • Ragtime: Thursday, June 21 and 28
  • Twelfth Night: Thursday, June 28, July 5, and July 12
  • Shakespeare in Love: Thursday, August 2
  • King Richard II: Thursday, July 26
  • All’s Well That Ends Well: Thursday, August 2

Contemporary Context

Join us in the theatre immediately following the 2:00pm performance of Shakespeare in Love on Sunday, July 29 for an engaging roundtable-style discussion on the play and its journey from the Academy Award-winning film to 2018’s most produced play in America. A panel of guest speakers and PSF artists will examine the evolution and adaptation of the Bard and his work from screen to stage, connecting Shakespeare’s time to today. Free to all ticketholders.