Shakespeare in the Park: TWELFTH NIGHT
May 31 – June 25 at Shakespeare Glen, Forest Park
Free Shakepseare in the Park performances take place Tuesday-Sunday evenings at 8 p.m. The Shakespeare Glen information tent and vendors open at 6:30 p.m. Check out the information below before you visit us for a magical evening of Shakepseare.
A limited number of pre-reserved seats and box seats are on sale now.
WHAT TIME DOES THE PERFORMANCE BEGIN?
- 8:00 PM CT
HOW CAN I ATTEND?
- 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.
- A limited number of pre-reserved and paid seating options will be available for purchase online on May 1 at 10 a.m. Learn more.
WHAT NIGHTS ARE THE PERFORMANCES?
- There are performances nightly Tuesday-Sunday. There is no show on Monday.
Is this show Family-Friendly?
- This production may be best enjoyed by ages 13 and up. There are depictions of drug use and mild suggestions of sensuality.
- Audio Descriptions will be provided byMind’s Eye Radio on Saturday, June 10.
- ASL interpretation will be provided on Thursday, June 15
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 any questions regarding accessible seating/parking in the Glen.
ARE PETS ALLOWED?
Yes! Well-behaved and leashed pets are welcome in Shakespeare Glen.
FOOD & DRINK OPTIONS
Guests can bring their own food and drink as well as purchase from one of the Glen vendors. We are so excited to welcome Steve’s Hot Dogs – Steve’s will have five of their classic styles of dogs (veggie dog substitutes also available), plus snacks and desserts available nightly to enjoy. STL Barkeep returns for their second season with elegant cocktails, wine and Schlafly (the official Festival Beer) on tap all summer long.
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.
Free seating in Shakespeare Glen is first come, first serve. Just pack your chairs and blankets and find a spot outside of the reserved seating areas near the center of the lawn. There is a designated area closest to the stage where chairs are not allowed. Look for signs or ask a volunteer for help to find an open spot. The reserved seating areas are marked by painted squares on the ground and box numbers.
Getting to the Glen
- 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 East Circle Drive Lot 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.
VIP 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 can be found near the Festival Box Office and in front of the Art Museum.
METRO: The Forest Park DeBaliviere Station is the closest Metrolink stop to the Festival from either the Blue or the Red line. – 25 min. walk. From there, take Hampton Bus 90 to Fine Arts @ Art Museum.
For more information, contact Allie at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 314-287-3348.