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Shakespeare in the Park returns May 29 in Forest Park for AS YOU LIKE IT directed by Nancy Bell. Use this page to plan your night at the show. 

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  • 8:00 p.m. CT.
  • Shakespare Glen box office, gift shop, and food tents open at 6:30 p.m.


  • Shakespeare in the Park is free and open to everyone, no reservations are required. Seating is first come, first serve. Bring your own chairs or blankets. All ages are welcome. The area directly in front of the stage is blanket only, no chairs are allowed. Beach chairs no higher than six inches above the ground are permitted. 
  • A limited number of pre-reserved and paid seating options are now available and for walk-ups. Starts at $20 for single-chair reservations and up to $300 box seats include parking, chairs and Schlafly beer for up to six guests.  Learn more.


  • There are performances nightly Tuesday-Sunday, May 29-June 23. There is no show on Monday. 


  • Audio Descriptions will be provided by Mind’s Eye Radio on Saturday, June 1.
  • ASL Interpretation will be announced soon.

Free accessible parking is available in the east surface lot of the St. Louis Art Museum, which is managed nightly by an attendant. Guests are encouraged to call ahead with questions regarding accessible seating in the Glen.  


Yes! Well-behaved and leashed pets are always allowed in Shakespeare Glen. 


Guests can bring their own food and drink as well as purchase from one of the Glen vendors. We are so excited to welcome back Steve’s Hot Dogs and The Fountain on Locust – Steve’s will have five of their classic styles of dogs (veggie dog substitute also available), plus salads, sandwiches and ice cream desserts available nightly to enjoy. Elegant cocktails, wine and Schlafly (the official Festival Beer) are “on tap” all summer. 


It is always our hope to perform, so the decision to hold or cancel the show is rarely made before showtime (8:00 pm). In the event of bad weather, the performance may be delayed up to an hour. No refunds or exchanges are available if the show goes on after a delay. Check social @stlshakesfest across platforms for updates or call 314•287•3348.

If a performance is canceled, ticket holders will have the option of a full refund, date exchange, or donation which will be available by phone (314•287•3348) or email with the box office the following day. The location of new tickets will be based on availability.


All ticket sales are final. In the event that you are unable to make your scheduled performance, you may exchange dates or request that your ticket be transferred to a 100% tax-deductible donation back to the Shakespeare Festival. 

Exchange requests can be made by calling the box office at 314-287-3348 or emailing up until showtime. Exchanges must be made by phone or email, there is no onsite support.



  • Free street parking is available throughout Forest Park.
  • Free parking in the West Circle Drive Lot, west of the Saint Louis Art Museum. 4 min. walk
  • Free lots by the Muny and in front of the Forest Park Visitor’s Center. 20 min. walk
  • Paid parking is available in The Saint Louis Art Museum’s underground Parking Garage, which will be available for parking on most nights ($15).

Accessible parking is available in both the West and East Circle Drive Lots and in the Saint Louis Art Museum’s underground Parking Garage. Drop-off areas are located on Fine Arts Drive directly in front of the Art Museum.

PREMIUM PARKING: Members at the Thespian Society level and above and VIP Box Holders are entitled to reserve parking spots in the East Circle Drive lot, east of the Saint Louis Art Museum. Spots are first come, first serve.

BICYCLES: There are bicycle paths located throughout Forest Park. Bike racks are near the Festival Box Office and in front of the Art Museum.

METROLINK: The Forest Park DeBaliviere Station is the closest Metrolink stop to the Festival from either the Blue or the Red line. – 25 min. walk.

Shakespeare Glen at Forest Park

6604 Fine Arts Dr, St. Louis, MO 63110, USA

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