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Step into nature this summer. Meet us in our region’s most beautiful parks with theater made to reach hearts. Free forever to everyone always.


Confluence New Play Festival

April 12-14 at 3333 Washington

Take part in the development of new work at the fifth annual Confluence New Play Festival. Three new plays commissioned by the Festival will premier as stage readings to members of the public and our theater industry friends. Join us, for plays by the 2023 cohort: Charlie Meyers (St. Louis), Maiya Corral (Chicago) and Cameron Noel (Carbondale). Tickets on sale now:


2024 Partners

St. Louis Shakespeare Festival’s commitment to radically accessible free theater is made possible through the support of hundreds of Festival members and supporters throughout the year. Lead support of the 2024 Season comes from the Regional Arts Commission, Edward Jones, the Whitaker Foundation, Switch, the Missouri Arts Council, the National Endowment for the Arts, The Bellwether Foundation, The Trio Foundation of St. Louis, First Bank and Anders CPAs + Advisors.

The 2024 Artwork was designed by St. Louis branding firm Cartel Strategies, led by Chief Creative Officer and Founder Carlos Zamora.