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Shakespeare Festival opens Friday night in St. Louis

Shakespeare Festival St. Louis

The Winter's Tale opens Friday night at the Shakespeare Festival at Shakespeare Glen in Forest Park. Visit www.sfstl.com for more information.
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The Winter's Tale opens Friday night at the Shakespeare Festival at Shakespeare Glen in Forest Park. Visit www.sfstl.com for more information.

The Shakespeare Festival St. Louis’ 2017 production of The Winter’s Tale opens at 8 p.m. Friday, June 2 at Shakespeare Glen in Forest Park.

Highlights to this year’s production include original music composed by St. Louis-based The Rats & People Motion Picture Orchestra, a diverse cast under the direction of four-time Festival Director Bruce Longworth, and the unveiling of Schlafly’s custom-labeled draft beer, The Winter’s Ale.

Performances run nightly, except Tuesdays, and begin at 8 p.m., through Sunday, June 25.

For more information, visit www.sfstl.com or call 314-531-9800. Open lawn seating is available on a first-come, first-served basis.

Premium seating, priced at $10 and $20, can be reserved online at www.sfstl.com, until noon the day of the show, or purchased after 5:30 p.m. in the Glen.

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