Freewill Shakespeare Festival

Partake in merriment!

Get thee to a festival that brings the works of the Bard into the realm of everyone from kids to scholars during the Freewill Shakespeare Festival.

The storied festival that began as a pass-the-hat affair in 1989 has since blossomed into a much-anticipated summer event. Featuring more than 50 artists producing professional, contemporary renditions of the Bard’s classics; you’ll marvel at the colourful costumes, laugh at the ridiculous conundrums and flinch at the furious fight scenes as you fend off the squirrels trying to steal your popcorn.

Popping up in four neighbourhoods this year, discovereth thy performances at:

  • Crestwood from June 20 to 23
  • Kenilworth from June 25 to 30
  • Lessard from July 2 to 7
  • Sherbrooke from July 9 to 14

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