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Summer Camps Enrolling Now!

Acting, Stage Combat, Creative Projects and more


Kids and teens, ages 5 - 18, can have a summer SHAKESPEARIENCE at one of the Festival's nine metro area camps. Young people will audition and get cast in a camp version of King Lear, decorate their own sword, learn stage combat, period movement/dance, do creative projects and learn about Shakespeare's language, life and times
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REMAINING CAMPS:
Will's Players for kids ages 5 - 8, July 27 - 31 in Midtown Kansas City
Shakespeare Unbound for girls ages 8 - 18, July 13 - 31 in Kansas City, KS
Shakespeare Unlimited for youth ages 8 - 14, July 13 - 24 in Brookside.

 

 Click here for more information and enrollment form.



Become a Festival Insider

FANS or GOOD WILL SOCIETY membership


If you enjoy the Festival, want to see high quality classical theatre and care about the cultural life of our community, please consider membership as a FAN or as a member of our newly formed GOOD WILL SOCIETY.  Your membership keeps the Festival open to all and gives YOU some special insider access to our artists and to our pre-show GOOD WILL VIP tent with up-front seats that guarantee you the best experience of the summer!   As a member, your contribution will directly assist us in transforming a city park into a theater, and bringing the world of Shakespeare to life for tens of thousands of people. With your membership you will receive a host of benefits depending on the amount of your contribution.  Most importantly, you will know that because of you, FREE Shakespeare in the park is possible.

CLICK HERE TO JOIN TODAY!


With your tax-deductible contribution to the Heart of America Shakespeare Festival you will receive:
FAN membership: 
 $150      2 Reserved Seats     1 Parking Pass 

GOOD WILL SOCIETY membership:    
 $250      4 Reserved Seats     2 Parking Passes + GOOD WILL SOCIETY tent access for 4
    
 $500      8 Reserved Seats     4 Parking Passes + GOOD WILL SOCIETY tent access for 8

 $1000    12 Reserved Seats   6 Parking Passes + GOOD WILL SOCIETY tent access for 12 with pre-show beverages + Invitation to a Behind-the-Scenes Event + GOOD WILL SOCIETY acknowledgement and Thank You from stage
 
All Up-Front Reserved Seats; One-time use throughout the run of the Festival.
 



Shakespeare and the Church

A partnership between the Festival and St. Andrew's Episcopal Church

Join the Festival and St. Andrew's Episcopal Church for a FREE lecture and performance series. Shakespeare & the Church explores religious themes during Shakespeare's time through lectures, performance exerpts of Shakespeare's texts, and discussion.