Kentucky Shakespeare Presents the first annual Bard-A-Thon

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Kentucky Shakespeare Presents the 54th Season of Shakespeare in Central Park Showcasing Three Productions in One Evening with the first annual Bard-A-Thon

Kentucky Shakespeare is proud to showcase all three productions from their 54th season of Shakespeare In Central Park in one day, calling it Bard-A-Thon.

"The 'Bard-A-Thon' is going to be another exciting piece of our festival expansion,” explains Matt Wallace, Producing Artistic Director. “It's something we did in the early days of the company. We're going to have a ball presenting all three productions in one night, with the same cast.”

Bard-A-Thon schedule is as follows:

Saturday, July 26, 2014

Food trucks 3:30-10:30PM: Genius in a Box, Traveling Kitchen, Louisville Dessert Truck

Bar open 4:00PM-12:00AM: Will’s Tavern

3:45-4:15PM - Pre-show: Top Note, Classic Melodies Performance Institute, Strolling character

4:15-4:25 – Old Louisville Neighborhood Council presentation

4:30-6:45PM - HENRY V performance b2ap3_thumbnail_10505204_10152611542189434_2061576901466900789_o.jpg

6:30-7:30PM - Face Painting by Kid Canvas

7:00-7:30PM – The Juggling Sikora, Strolling minstrel signer

6:45-7:30PM - Pre-show: Rascals of Ragtyme Dixieland Band

7:30-10:00PM – A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM performance

10:00-10:30PM - The Juggling Sikora, Strolling character

10:00-10:30PM – Pre-show: Lance Minnis as Jack Salt

10:30PM-1:00AM – HAMLET

This is a free event. 

Other nonprofit organizations will be on hand like the Louisville Free Public Library’s Book Mobile and the Louisville Ballet. Sister Cities of Louisville – Leeds will also be there holding a British Night. 

Shakespeare In Central Park season continues with The Globe Players production of Love’s Labour’s Lost, July 30th – August 3rd. The Community Partner’s weeks begin August 5th and runs through August 17th. 


C. Douglas Ramey Amphitheater

1340 South 4th Street

Louisville, KY 40208



Kentucky Shakespeare presents the oldest free Shakespeare festival in the United States and is the largest, in-school arts education provider in the Commonwealth. Mission: Grounded in the works of Shakespeare, we enrich our community by presenting accessible, professional theatre experiences that educate, inspire, and entertain people of all ages.