Young American Shakespeare Festival 2015

This year’s edition of the nation’s longest-running and largest Festival of its kind features the Bard’s Henry IV parts 1 and 2 and George Farquhar’s The Beaux’ Stratagem. Here’s a link to the Facebook event page, plus information about each of the plays:

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Henry IV, Part 1 and Part 2

directed by Julane Havens

featuring Charlie Sexton as Falstaff

Amid uncertain alliances, troubled borders, and a dissolute son with ne’er-do-well comrades — including the entertaining, vain, and cowardly Falstaff played by Artistic Director Charlie Sexton — Henry’s rule teeters on a precipice. But as battles rage and new enemies emerge, Prince Hal rises to the occasion and proves himself worthy of the crown in word and deed. But in the course of these two plays, can this scion reconcile his wine-sop lifestyle with assuming the mantle of leadership?


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The Beaux’ Stratagem

adapted by Thornton Wilder & Ken Ludwig

directed by Hallie Dizdarevic

Two broke libertines from London venture to the English countryside in search of a rich wife — for one of them, at least — but find themselves entangled with an unhappily married lady and a band of scheming brigands intent on stealing her fortune.

MAY 7th 8th 9th 10th
2:00pm H2 H1
7:30pm BS H1 BS H2
MAY 11th 12th 13th 14th 15th 16th 17th
2:00pm H2 H1
7:30pm BS H1 H2 BS H1 BS H2
Evenings: $15 adults, $10 students/seniors
Matinées: $10 adults, $8 students/seniors

All performances at Walden Theatre
1123 Payne Street, Louisville, KY 40204

Box office opens 1 hour before showtime
House opens 30 minutes before showtime

To reserve: 502.589.0084