(SEATED) Lary Opitz (King Lear) (TOP L->R) Leah Walton (Goneril) and Emily Raine Blythe (Regan) (BOTTOM) Clara Hevia  Photo; Eric Jenks

(SEATED) Lary Opitz (King Lear)
(TOP L->R) Leah Walton (Goneril) and Emily Raine Blythe (Regan)
(BOTTOM) Clara Hevia

Photo; Eric Jenks

KING LEAR

COME CELEBRATE OUR 19th season of free professional shakespeare in historic congress park with a timeless story of stormy family relationships, human frailty, revenge, redemption and reconciliation.

THIS IS A FREE EVENT!

Our performances are FROM JULY 23rd through august 3rd, 6PM, Tuesday through Saturday. There are NO Sunday or monday Performances. Performances may be cancelled due to rain.

DETAILS…

  • Admission is free of charge to all.

  • The park is easily accessible to all.

  • Limited parking is available in the park. Additional parking is available in the street and in the municipal lots on Spring Street. For additional parking, Download our Parking Guide.

  • Audience members are free to bring picnics to the park to enjoy during our pre-show performances and the performance itself. Feel free to feed the actors!

  • Seating areas are available for blankets close to the stage and for folding chairs.

  • A limited number of folding chairs are available for rental ($5).

  • Our concession stand offers Saratoga Shakespeare Company t-shirts, tote bags and hats, cold water, and bug wrist bands.

Directions to Congress park

FROM I-87

Take exit 13N to merge onto U.S. 9 N toward Ballston Spa

Follow U.S. 9 N to E Congress St in Saratoga Springs

Turn right onto E Congress St OR…

PARKING MAP

SARATOGA SHAKESPEARE COMPANY Performs on the North Side of E. Congress Street.

KING LEAR performances are at 6:00PM, July 23rd through August 3rd, Tuesday through Saturday. There are NO Sunday or Monday Performances. Performances may be cancelled due to rain.

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Following our performances audience members have an opportunity to make donations to insure our being able to continue our program next summer (a $5 donation per person is suggested – quite a bargain!).

You can also help Saratoga Shakespeare continue to offer FREE Shakespeare by making an donation online.