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Welcome to Pittsburgh Shakespeare in the Parks

Our first LIVE spring production!


Threadbare Cider House & Meadery, Troy Hill, Northside

1291 Spring Garden Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15212 (map). Free parking!

37 PLAYS IN 97 hilarious MINUTES.

It’s no holds Bard! Comically tragic, historically entertaining!

Directed by Charles Beikert 
Script by Adam Long, Daniel Singer & Jess Winfield


It’s no holds Bard when PITTSBURGH SHAKESPEARE IN THE PARKS features all 37 plays in Will’s canon in just 97 minutes! Hilariously rapid-fire, THE COMPLETE WORKS OF SHAKESPEARE-ABRIDGED is guaranteed to brew laughter in Threadbare Cider & Meadery’s evocative distillery production space. Three actors weave their wicked way through all of Shakespeare’s Comedies, Histories and Tragedies in one wild ride that will leave you breathless and helpless with laughter. Make history with PSiP, opening the 18th season with the company’s first indoor spring show!

Wed & Thur MARCH 30, 31 at 7 pm
Sat APRIL 2 at 7 pm (SOLD OUT)
Sun April 3 at 2 pm
Fri & Sat April 8, 9 at 7 pm

Featuring Aaron Crutchfield, Charles David Richards, and Jennifer Tober

Only 30 seats per performance!

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Connect. Support. And Dream with us…

Dear Friends:

Your support of Pittsburgh Shakespeare in the Parks in 2021 is making so much possible for our 18th season in 2022! Get ready as we gear up for our indoor Spring 2022 production, the hilarious “Compleat Works of William Shakespeare abridged”, at Threadbare Cider & Meadery on the North Side. 

We are thankful that you have helped us to bring free Shakespeare to our city parks and community spaces for the past 17 years! We can’t continue this journey without you. If you donated in 2021, thank you. Please know we count on your support again this year Thank you for helping to create exciting, free outdoor Shakespeare for all.

Jennifer Tober, Artistic Director on behalf of Pittsburgh Shakespeare in the Parks’ Board of Directors

#freeforall #freewill #PSIP18

Pittsburgh Shakespeare in the Parks is dedicated to bringing FREE Shakespeare plays to Pittsburgh audiences in our beautiful city parks since 2005. Our outdoor company has performed 16 plays in parks and public spaces to a total of over 15,000 audience members. PSIP believes that access to excellent, free theater is a right that all citizens should have. Thank you for supporting our mission of free theatre for all!

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Bringing free Shakespeare to the Steel City since 2005.

Bring a blanket, a loved one, and a thermos.

Pittsburgh Shakespeare in the Parks’ productions are supported in part by the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts, a state agency funded by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.

Production Sponsors

Additional support from:

  • The Fine Foundation
  • PNC Charitable Trust
  • PA Partners (Greater Pittsburgh Arts Council)
  • Arts Equity Reimagined/Covid-19 Arts Working Group

Pittsburgh Shakespeare in the Parks celebrates 18 seasons of bringing FREE Shakespeare plays to the Steel City!