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Griffith Park Free Shakespeare Festival: Living Room Edition

Sat Aug 8, 2020
Various times
12 and up

Griffith Park's Independent Shakespeare takes a trip down Memory Lane, with a Zoom filled with backstage stories.

For Labor Day weekend, it's a hybrid production of Romeo & Juliet, employing movie making, animation, social media, and more.


Griffith Park's Independent Shakespeare is coming live to your living room! Festival events begin August 8; an all-new hybrid production of Romeo & Juliet is presented in early September.

All events are online, free, and open to all. Upon registration, guests receive information about how to access the programming online, special community-building add-ons, and interactive elements.


August 8: Festival Kickoff: 10 Years of Shakespeare in Griffith Park
A look back at 10 summers of performing in Griffith Park.
7pm Pacific, 9pm Central, 10pm Eastern

August 15: Without You We’re Nothing: Audience Appreciation Event
Favorite stories and photos are shared, reminiscing  about special memories and looking forward to a time when audiences gather together again under the stars.
7pm Pacific, 9pm Central, 10pm Eastern

August 22: Keeping the Momentum: Theater's Role in Social Justice
Carene Rose Mekertichyan leads a panel discussion with important voices in the Black theater community. How has theater been used to bring about social change and how can the LA Theater community maintain the momentum of this current movement?

7pm Pacific, 9pm Central, 10pm Eastern

August 29: Making the Magic of the Festival: Stories from Backstage
Ever wonder how a small group of people work together to create one of the most beloved Shakespeare Festivals in the country? Carolina Xique, the producer of the ISC Art Break podcast series, digs into what makes the Festival tick, especially this year. 
7pm Pacific, 9pm Central, 10pm Eastern


September 3 - 6  (Livestream);  Recording available September 7 - 13

An all-new hybrid stage production using movie making, animation, social media, and the ISC stage in Atwater.  

7pm Pacific, 9pm Central, 10pm Eastern


** Event dates/times are subject to change. Please click through to the event website to verify.
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