2019 Season Under the Stars

THE MERCHANT OF VENICE                                  directed by Eli Simon



THE TWO GENTLEMEN OF VERONA                                       directed by Beth Lopes


“How far that little candle throws his beams!
So shines a good deed in a naughty world.”


Jeanne, Blaze, and Gideon Bernstein

In honor of Blaze Bernstein, and in the spirit of #BlazeItForward, a movement created by his parents, Jeanne and Gideon, dedicated to spreading love and kindness throughout the world, New Swan Shakespeare Festival is providing a free performance of A Midsummer Night’s Dream for students at Orange County School of the Arts.

This performance will be held on August 21 at 8 pm.

This event is made possible by the generous support of the following members of the New Swan and OCSA communities:

  • Susan & Gene Spiritus

  • Pamela & Carl Lagoni

  • Diana & Jay Moss

  • Jean & Tim Weiss

  • Yvonne & Damien Jordan

  • Joni Ellen Segal & Jay Meyers

Seminars & Education

  • Seminar Series
  • Community Conversations
  • Shakespeare Weekend
  • Friday Folios Series
  • Apprentice Program


Theater Move Video

  • 16-ton movable, 130 seat, mini-Elizabethan theater.
  • Every seat is very close to the action.
  • Winner of Arts Orange County Award 2013: Outstanding Contribution to the Built Environment.

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New Swan Shakespeare Festival is hosted and produced in collaboration with the University of California, Irvine, the Claire Trevor School of the Arts, and the Department of Drama.

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