The Heart of America Shakespeare Festival begins on June 13 and runs through July 2 in Southmoreland Park. Admission is FREE. Bring a blanket or chairs.
This year’s production is Hamlet. Performances are Tuesday through Sunday at 7:30 p.m.
Pre-show activities start at 6:20. Entertainment will be provided by Team Shakespeare teens, who will be presenting a 20-minute parody version of the Festival play. Show Talk, presented by local Shakespeare enthusiast, Philip (Blue Owl) Hooser and scholar Felicia Hardison-Londré will give you an entertaining and educational preview of the play. The show starts at 7:30 p.m.
Southmoreland Park is located two blocks east of the Country Club Plaza and across the street (to the west) from the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art in Kansas City, Missouri. Click here for directions.