Opens Jun 7, 2019:

Romeo & Juliet

By William Shakespeare

Directed by Shepard Sobel (Love's Labors Lost) and Peter Shea Kierst (Romeo & Juliet)

Welcome to the inaugural year of The New Mexico Shakespeare Festival, a professional-caliber Shakespeare festival of true excellence for all New Mexicans to participate in and be proud of.

All performances take place at The New Mexico Veteran's Memorial Park at 1100 Louisiana Blvd. SE, Albuquerque, NM 87108.

Admission is FREE. Performances run Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday at 7:30pm. This year's productions are:

Love's Labor's Lost
Directed by Shepard Sobel
June 8, 14, 16, 20, 22, 28, 30

Romeo & Juliet
Directed by Peter Shea Kierst
June 7, 9, 13, 15, 21, 23, 27, 29

For more information, please see the official New Mexico Shakespeare Festival website at newmexicoshakespearefest.org

June 7-30, 2019. Thu-Sun 7:30pm.

Tickets: FREE.

Opens Jun 7, 2019:

Romeo & Juliet

By William Shakespeare

Directed by Shepard Sobel (Love's Labors Lost) and Peter Shea Kierst (Romeo & Juliet)

Welcome to the inaugural year of The New Mexico Shakespeare Festival, a professional-caliber Shakespeare festival of true excellence for all New Mexicans to participate in and be proud of.

All performances take place at The New Mexico Veteran's Memorial Park at 1100 Louisiana Blvd. SE, Albuquerque, NM 87108.

Admission is FREE. Performances run Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday at 7:30pm. This year's productions are:

Love's Labor's Lost
Directed by Shepard Sobel
June 8, 14, 16, 20, 22, 28, 30

Romeo & Juliet
Directed by Peter Shea Kierst
June 7, 9, 13, 15, 21, 23, 27, 29

For more information, please see the official New Mexico Shakespeare Festival website at newmexicoshakespearefest.org

June 7-30, 2019. Thu-Sun 7:30pm.

Tickets: FREE.

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The New Mexico Shakespeare Festival needs YOUR Help!

Posted: May 7, 2019.

We're putting together the NMSF and we need painters and promoters. If you can assist with set painting, please contact Mary Rossman, set designer, at Mary.Rossman1736@gmail.com. Evenings, weekends and days are all possible.

We also need help distributing posters and postcards and manning booths at the upcoming Kirtland Air Show and other festivals.

If you have even an hour or two, please let us know by emailing info@vortexabq.org. Thank you!

Accepting Directing Proposals for the Vortex 2020 Season

Posted: May 7, 2019.

The Vortex Theatre is now accepting directing proposals for its 2020 Season. While we will consider all submissions, we are particularly interested in works by women playwrights. If you would like to propose to direct a play, please see our submission information at http://vortexabq.org/proposals.htm.

The submissions window will close June 15, 2019. If you have questions, please email info@vortexabq.org.

Submit proposal...

Announcing the New Mexico Shakespeare Festival

Posted: December 13, 2018.

For five years, The Vortex's annual Shakespeare festival has been "Shakespeare on the Plaza" and for four years before that it was "Will Power." Welcome to the next, and best, phase: The New Mexico Shakespeare Festival.

Announcement from Peter Kierst, the Artistic Director of The New Mexico Shakespeare Festival


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