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Ohio Shakespeare Festival

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OSF stronger than ever

With Stan Hywet as a pre-show, the setting is icing on any show. Greystone may have more room for... read more

Reviewed 29 July 2018
Ewald G
Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio
Very Entertaining Evening

Plan to arrive early (around 6:00 p.m.) so that you can explore the grounds at Stan Hywet and have... read more

Reviewed 8 July 2018
Linda B
Cleveland, Ohio
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Reviewed 29 July 2018

With Stan Hywet as a pre-show, the setting is icing on any show. Greystone may have more room for staging, but this crew makes ultimate use of their outdoor set. We’ve maybe seen most of Shakespeare’s familiar plays at least 3-4 times. This production of...More

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Reviewed 8 July 2018

Plan to arrive early (around 6:00 p.m.) so that you can explore the grounds at Stan Hywet and have a picnic before the play begins. They allow you to bring in your own food - everything except alcoholic beverages, which you can purchase there. You...More

Thank Linda B
Reviewed 9 December 2017

Saw "Camelot" here last night and it was wonderful! Professional theater in a small house with an intimate setting gives a sweet touch to this iconic musical. Well performed with strong performances by the ensemble cast. The Shakespearean influences were strong and showed well in...More

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Reviewed 3 October 2017

We have seen two different Shakespeare plays at the Stan Hywet stage and one Three Musketeers play at their indoor venue at Greystone Hall downtown Akron. Excellent! All of them! This acting company does an outstanding job of performing. The Green Show before the actual...More

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Reviewed 15 September 2017

I saw A Winter's Tale with friends at Stan Hywet. The actors are fabulous! I have no idea how they remember all of those old English lines! The pre-show (parody of Macbeth) was very funny. The entire performance was very well done. And what a...More

Thank Andrea B
Reviewed 4 August 2017

Excellent professional cast, the Shakespeare rolled off their tongues with great inflection, volume, and expressions to fully understand the meaning. Talented singers, dancers and guitar players. Definitely got our money's worth for A Winter's Tale, excellent and so long that there was an intermission. Tickets...More

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Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

"As You Like It" was expertly performed by the actors and actresses of this wonderful company. They were engaging and rip roaring fun! A must see performance in a beautiful venue.

Thank RitaC442
Reviewed 30 June 2017

Now a year around company with an exquisite summer amphitheater nestled into a lavish garden on the picturesque landscape of STAN HYWET HALL AND GARDENS (714 N Portage Path, Akron OH 44303) and with a permanent residence in stately Greystone Hall (103 S High St...More

Thank Lisa D
Reviewed 23 July 2016

I am a big fan of OHIO SHAKESPEARE FESTIVAL productions. (The al fresco amphitheater in the picturesque gardens of Stan Hywet Hall & Gardens is a treat in itself; with beautiful picnic areas under the moonlight with the fragrance of Lilly's of the Valley and...More

Thank Lisa D
Reviewed 15 April 2015

Went to see 5th Night last summer with some girlfriends. It was a beautiful evening. the preshow entertainment was captivating and the dancing and swordfights were so fun! The acting was awesome, I can't believe people can remember all those words. We laughed, drank wine,...More

Thank Maxine C
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