Pittsburgh Shakespeare in the Parks will be participating in the Pittsburgh Foundation's Day of Giving on May 3, 2016!

The Day of Giving exists for a simple reason: To promote charitable giving in the Pittsburgh area. The day highlights all of the nonprofit organizations in our community and the ways they work to better our lives while also giving us all the opportunity to show our support for the good causes being championed.

All donations received by Pittsburgh Shakespeare in the Parks on the Day of Giving through the Pittsburgh Foundation will be matched dollar for dollar, effectively doubling your donation, until we deplete our match pool of $1,450!

Mark you calendar and remember Pittsburgh Shakespeare in the Parks on May 3 to make your 100% tax-deductible donation!



About THE COMEDY OF ERRORS, September 2016

THE COMEDY OF ERRORS continues Pittsburgh Shakespeare in the Parks' tradition of offering FREE performances in numerous city parks on four weekends on Saturdays and Sundays during September 2016. The company continues its second decade with its 12th season production, opening Sat., Sept. 3. THE COMEDY OF ERRORS is rollicking tale of two sets of identical twins separated at birth. Class distinctions and madcap confusion ensue as the twins travel and meet up with their look-alike siblings.

Pittsburgh Shakespeare in the Parks is in its 12th year of providing free Shakespeare in Pittsburgh city parks.

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Shakespeare Slam 2016 Season

Shakespeare Slam 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.

Shakespeare Slam takes place the last Monday of every month from February-May.

The 2016 Shakespeare Slam season includes:

Wooing Contest (February 29)
Shakespeare – With a Rubber Duckie (March 28)
Villainy Most Vile (April 25)
Cowboy Shakespeare (May 30)

Anyone interested in reading should contact BYOB@pittsburghshakespeare.com, 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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Founding Artistic Director Jennifer Tober

Pittsburgh Shakespeare in the Parks celebrates 12 seasons of bringing FREE Shakespeare plays to the Steel City! All performances FREE to the public!

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 10th season in 2014, PSIP served up As You Like It, (reprising our inaugural 2005 production), featuring Artistic Director Jennifer Tober as Rosalind. Next up: The Comedy of Errors, playing free to the public in Pittsburgh city parks in September 2016.



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Bringing free Shakespeare to the Steel City since 2005.

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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.