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Great River Shakespeare Festival

The premier place to experience Shakespeare’s stories as our own. The Great River Shakespeare Festival produces thoughtful, articulate, engaging productions of Shakespeare’s plays, and contributes substantially to the cultural, social, and economic life of Winona, the Midwest, and the United States.




Great River Shakespeare Festival is a nonprofit, professional Equity theatre company in Winona, MN, dedicated to dynamic productions of Shakespeare’s plays, extensive education and community outreach programs, and comprehensive theatre training. Their production season has become a staple in the Winona arts scene since its inception 14 years ago.

Great River Shakespeare Festival's Season 14 will feature not only THREE mainstage professional performances, but new this year, a professional production in the Dorothy B. Magnus Black Box Theatre. All performances take place at Winona State University.

Address: 79 East Third St., Winona, MN 55987

Phone: 507-474-7900


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