Texas Shakespeare Festival runs through July 31 in Kilgore

The Texas Shakespeare Festival began June 30 and will run through July 31 in Van Cliburn Auditorium on the Kilgore campus.

This year’s plays include:

  • “The Merchant of Venice” by William Shakespeare; directed by Leslie Reidel
  • “Henry V” by William Shakespeare; directed by Stephen Wyman
  • Blithe Spirit” by Noel Coward; directed by Nathanael Johnson
  • “The Belle of Amherst” by William Luce; directed by Raymond Caldwell
  • “Carousel” (musical) by Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein; directed and choreographed by Stephen Terrell
  • “Spirit of the Sea” (children’s show), written and directed by Jason Richards

For more information, or to purchase tickets, visit www.texasshakespeare.com or call the box office at 903-983-8601.

The box office, located in the Anne Dean Turk Fine Arts Building, is open 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Tuesdays through Sundays.