Walden Theatre Conservatory actor and playwright Zoë Peterson was the state winner of the English Speaking Union’s National Shakespeare Competition that’s held each spring. Winning at the state level meant she was selected to travel to Lincoln Center in New York City for the national competition in early May. Walden… read more →
Here, here for deceptions! Commonwealth Theatre Center is proud to present three plays by William Shakespeare in the annual Young American Shakespeare Festival: Richard III directed by Heather Burns May 12 @ 2:00, May 13, 16, 18 @ 7:30, May 20 @ 12:30 Measure for Measure directed by Charlie Sexton May… read more →
Celebrate the completion of the Shakespeare canon of plays with us on May 13, 3-7pm for a pop-up Renaissance Faire! Renaissance Faire May 13, 3-7pm 1123 Payne Street Please join us for this free event! We’ll have circus performers from Cirque Louis on stilts and eating fire and tumbling, larger-than-life… read more →
We were very proud to work with a host of Louisville’s brightest lights on a video saluting the amazing work of 41 years of Walden Theatre Conservatory students. Take a look at the video below, and stay to the closing credits for a fun treat! Thank you to… read more →
Please join Commonwealth Theatre Center for a memorable May as we complete the full canon of Shakespeare’s plays! It’s been a long time coming (41 years, in fact!), and with this year’s Young American Shakespeare Festival our company becomes the first theatre conservatory for young people in the world to reach this awesome… read more →
Louisville Water Tower Park Hosts a Free, Family-Friendly Shakespeare Event. Sonnets on a Sunday Presented at Louisville Water Tower Park, this is a special collaboration between the University of Louisville English Department and Commonwealth Theatre Center’s Walden Theatre Conservatory, featuring Shakespeare’s sonnets and original poems composed by University of Louisville undergraduates.… read more →
Henry VI Parts 1, 2, & 3 Walden Theatre/Blue Apple Players is proud to present in repertory the three hugely popular plays that cemented Shakespeare’s reputation as the preeminent playwright of his day. The trio of Henry VI plays chronicles The Wars of the Roses—a bloody period of deception, military threats from without… read more →
Join us for the Walden Theatre / Blue Apple Players Shakespeare Celebration April 23 5:30-7:00pm 1123 Payne Street No cost to attend! featuring Announcement of the 2015/16 Season Potluck Dinner (click for signup list) Shakespeare Trivia Previews of Henry IV & The Beaux’ Stratagem Shakespeare Birthday Cake!