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. Reservation or sign-up is not required. Free, well-lit parking is plentiful. Bench seating is provided and patrons are encouraged to bring cushions. Picnicking on the grounds before the performances is welcome and food trucks will offer Albuquerque cuisine for sale.

Performances run Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday at 7:30 pm. 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