More than a dozen theaters and performing organizations call Door County home, creating a strong performing-arts culture in our community. While they all put on excellent shows, one of the most popular by far is Door Shakespeare in Baileys Harbor. With a professional, talented company and a beautiful outdoor theater, Door Shakespeare is a wonderful place to unwind and enjoy a classic show that you’ll always remember.
Whether you’re a theater buff or just searching for something fun to add to your itinerary, you’ll find a wide variety of shows to enjoy in Door County. Request your free copy of our Vacation Guide for a full list of our area’s top theaters, including Door Shakespeare, and other fun activities you won’t want to miss.
Mission of the Door Shakespeare Company
Since 1995, Door Shakespeare has strived to produce relevant and entertaining productions based on the works of William Shakespeare and other classical playwrights. They hope to enhance the theatrical experience through artistic excellence and educational opportunities designed for audiences of all ages.
Door Shakespeare 2018 Season
Starting June 28th, Door Shakespeare has an exciting lineup of shows planned for this year. The shows will also be held outdoors, so be sure to bring a blanket or lawn chair to fully enjoy these incredible performances under the stars.
Much Ado About Nothing (Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays at 7:30 p.m.)
When world-weary Benedick and Claudio return from war, they find themselves reacquainted with Beatrice and Hero. As Claudio and Hero fall madly and deeply in love, Benedick and Beatrice reignite their own combative courtship.
The Comedy of Errors (Tuesdays and Thursdays at 7:30 p.m. and Saturdays at 5 p.m.)
Set in the city of Ephesus, The Comedy of Errors follows the misadventures of two sets of identical twins. After becoming separated from their twins, Dromino and Antipholus travel to Ephesus and become confused when the locals seem to know them. Little do they know that their long lost twins reside in that same city.
Door Shakespeare Tickets
Ready to see these upcoming shows? Tickets can be purchased online or by calling 920-839-1500.
Adults: $30 (Early-bird deal is $25)
Students: $20 (Early-bird deal is $15)
Children: $10 (Early-bird deal is $5)
More Door County Theaters to Experience This Summer
Summer is the perfect time of year to enjoy the theater! Take a look at the upcoming performances in these popular Door County theaters.
Peninsula Players in Fish Creek is a seasonal lakeside theater and also America’s oldest resident summer theater. Its history and captivating plays have attracted visitors for nearly 85 years, and we’re sure you’ll be just as amazed! Find out what’s in store for their 2018 season.
Northern Sky Theater
This professional Door County theater is truly unlike any other! They create, develop, and produce all their own musicals based on the populist culture and heritage of the United States! Many of their plays are set right in Door County and are written with laugh-out-loud humor and tenderness. More than 35,000 devoted patrons visit the Northern Sky Theater each summer! Wouldn’t you like to be one of them?
Experience the Arts in Door County During Your Stay With Us
Whether you are in need of a relaxing getaway or seeking an adventure-filled escape, The Ashbrooke is the perfect accommodation for any vacationer. Our lovely rooms and suites are bursting with charm and filled with all the modern amenities you desire. Guests will also enjoy our prime location in the heart of the county, allowing for easy access to all the area’s best attractions. If you’re ready for an extraordinary vacation you won’t soon forget, book your room at The Ashbrooke for the 2018 season today! Don’t forget to download our free Vacation Guide to help you plan the ideal getaway!
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