Young Park is a lovely tree-lined grove, nestled just south of UNO's Bell Tower and the home of Shakespeare On the Green. Show up early to get the best seats and join us before the play for great food, pre-show entertainment, activities, and more!  #ShakespeareOnTheGreen 


Sign Language Interpretation - June 25 (King Lear) and July 9 (The Merry Wives of Windsor)
Performances of King Lear and The Merry Wives of Windsor will be interpreted in American Sign Language, made possible through the support of the William R. Patrick Foundation.


6:00 PM
Camp Shakespeare Indoor Performances (July 7, 8, and 9)
Watch some of our youngest Shakespeareans "speak the speech" as Camp Shakespeare performs some of the bard's best scenes.

Join us in our Founder's Towne Square for Food, Friends, and Souvenirs

Souvenir Booth
"can one desire too much of a good thing?" -As You Like It IV.1
Get your Shakes-Gear: T-shirts and other favorite items.

Information Booth.
"I would not wish any companion in the world but you." -The Tempest III.1
Become a Friend or Bard, learn more about Nebraska Shakespeare, or enter in a raffle to win great prizes such as Handmade Quilts generously donated by the Omaha Quilter's Guild and their Helping Hands Committee, meals at local restaurants, and more.

Dinner on the Green
"Strive mightily, but eat and drink as friends." -The Taming of the Shrew I.2

Shakesperience!
Head to the Shakesperience tent for interactive activities for kids and kids at heart.

6:30 PM
Scholars Forum
Meet the artists and scholars who create our summer productions at Scholars Forums, held nightly.

7:00 PM
Camp Shakespeare Performances On The Green (July 7, 8, and 9)
Following their indoor debut, see the Camp Shakespeare performances On the Green.

Greenshow
"if music be the food of love, play on." -Twelfth Night I.1

7:30 PM 
Shakespeare On The Page; Winning Sonnets
Hear the winning sonnets from the annual Anne Dittrick Sonnet Writing Contest

Will's Best Friend Contest (July 6)
Pet-lovers: show off your best friend with categories such as the best Shakespeare character and more!

8:00 PM
Start of the Performance!
2017 SHAKESPEARE ON THE GREEN: KING LEAR
JUNE 22 - 25, JULY 5, 6, 8

2017 SHAKESPEARE ON THE GREEN: THE MERRY WIVES OF WINDSOR
JUNE 29-30, JULY 1, 2, 7, 9