Blow Winds N'at! Celebrate KING LEAR as only a Pittsburgher can! When yinz WEAR AND SHARE our fun shirt, you help to keep productions of Pittsburgh Shakespeare in the Parks FREE for all! Play an important role by sustaining our lively brand of the Bards works. See yinz in the park Saturdays and Sundays in September. Thing is, yinz gotta order your limited edition shirt ASAP!

To order or to share, this is the link.


Remaining events...

7-8 pm at Social at Bakery Square. Join actor-director Jeffrey Chips and fans at Social or join the tweet-fest online! @PghShakespeare

Spend the day (or the whole Week of Will) finding fun Shakespearean items, quotes, pictures, references around town, take a picture of your find, and post your picture on PSIP social media (Facebook and Twitter). The fan with the most entries and the fan with the most unusual item win the new PSIP season t-shirt.

From 8 am to 8 pm test your knowledge of Shakespeare and Pittsburgh Shakespeare in the Parks by joining our trivia contest. Play to win an exclusive 2015 show-themed t-shirt, which will go to the person with the most correct answers, submitted the earliest.

MONDAY, APRIL 27 | BRING YOUR OWN BARD (BYOB): Shakespeareʼs Murders
7:30 pm (doors open at 7 pm), Té Café, Squirrel Hill. Bring your favorite scenes and characters for a bloody good time!

Week of Will calendar of events for printing (PDF)

Get PSIP Gear!

Order clothing and gear with the PSIP logo or As Yinz Like It right here.


Thank you to all the theater companies who are joining us in celebrating Shakespeare's birhday!


Thank you to the businesses who are partnering with PSIP to support Week of Will!


Bring Your Own Bard 2015 Season

  • Shakespeare's Murders: April 27
  • Shakespeare's Rome: May 25
  • Shakespeare's Storms: June 29

BYOB is Pittsburgh Shakespeare in the Parks’ informal scene night in which professional actors and non-actors alike take a crack at their favorite Shakespeare pieces.

Suggested $10 donation at the door to support.

Anyone interested in reading contact, 412.521.6406, or visit us on Facebook at Pittsburgh Shakespeare in the Parks. All proceeds support FREE Shakespeare in the Steel City.

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Pittsburgh Shakespeare in the Parks celebrates 11 seasons of bringing FREE Shakespeare plays to the Steel City! All performances FREE to the public!

Artistic Director Jennifer Tober Pittsburgh Shakespeare in the Parks is the city’s only outdoor Shakespeare company and has been offering free productions in city parks since 2005. In 2013, PSIP’s Romeo & Juliet, directed by Helen M. Meade, played to over 1,000 patrons over four September weekends. Celebrating our 11th season this year, PSIP served up As You Like It, (reprising our inaugural 2005 production), featuring Artistic Director Jennifer Tober as Rosalind and playing free to the public in Pittsburgh city parks in September.

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Bringing free Shakespeare to the Steel City since 2005.

Bring a blanket, a loved one, and a thermos.

Pittsburgh Shakespeare in the Parks' productions of Midsummer Night's Dream in 2006, Twelfth Night in 2008, Much Ado About Nothing in 2010, Merry Wives of Windsor in 2011, The Tempest in 2012, Romeo and Juliet in 2013, and As You Like It in 2014 were supported in part by the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts, a state agency funded by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and the National Endowment of the Arts, a federal agency.

PSIP has also received support from the Fine Foundation and The Pittsburgh Foundation's Day of Giving program.