Yesterday evening, was the start of the 25th Upstate Shakespeare Festival, presented by Blue Cross Blue Shield of South Carolina. This festival season will host, “Romeo and Juliet” and “The Tempest“.
The Upstate Shakespeare Festival is funded through the Metropolitan Arts Council, which receives support from local companies in the area. All of the performances showed are free admission and are performed in Falls Park by the Reedy River.
The tragic love story we all know and adore, Romeo and Juliet, will be performed May 22-June 16. While, The Tempest, a performance about a mysterious boat ride, will be showed July 11-August 4. Each show starts at 7:00pm Thursday-Sunday each week. So, go out with family and friends, forget the real world and dive into Shakespeare’s!