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Harrisburg Shakespeare Company

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Harrisburg Shakespeare Company (HSC) has been providing a unique and widely praised cultural resource to the Central PA community since 1994. HSC is best known for Free Shakespeare in the Park, which provides critically acclaimed free performances to thousands each summer. HSC produces shows at Gamut Theatre's Select Medical Mainstage and tours a Shakespeare work annually to high schools, middle schools and colleges, in addition to the annual Free Shakespeare in the Park. HSC is the Visiting Resident Theatre Company of Penn State York and host Shakespeare-based Continuing Legal Education programs with the Dauphin County Bar Association. We are internationally recognized as well: Melissa Nicholson, Executive Director, is the President of the Shakespeare Theatre Association, the preeminent Shakespeare Theatre organization; and HSC has been awarded grants from the National Endowment for the Arts.

Harrisburg Shakespeare Company performances are Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 p.m. and Sundays at 2:30 p.m. 

The Box Office and Bar will open one hour prior to show time. 

Free Shakespeare In The Park performances out in Reservoir Park are Wednesdays-Saturdays at 7:30 p.m.


General Admission: $30
Seniors/Military (with ID): $25
Students (with ID): $15
Student Matinee Performances: $12

Tickets will be available online for all performances up until 2 hours before show time. At that time, ticket sales will temporarily close. Tickets will be available at the Box Office one hour prior to show time. 


Upcoming Performances