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Trinity Shakespeare Festival

TCU is home to the Trinity Shakespeare Festival, an Actor’s Equity professional summer repertory theatre where TCU students are hired each year to work side-by-side with outstanding professional actors, directors and designers to create acclaimed Shakespeare productions. Our performances are consistently cited by DFW critics as among the best in the region.


2017 Season

Production of Richard III


Richard III

Richard III is Shakespeare’s unflinching look at power and corruption. It will run in rep with Measure for Measure, June 13-July 2, 2017. Trinity Shakespeare fan favorite Blake Hackler will portray Richard. Trinity Artistic Associate Stephen Brown-Fried returns this summer to helm this thrilling production. Last summer Steve directed our box office record-setting production of A Midsummer Night’s Dream. Other productions Steve has directed at Trinity include Much Ado About Nothing, Macbeth, The Merchant of Venice and Julius Caesar. Tickets are available May 2017.

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Production of Measure for Measure at Trinity Shakespeare Festival


Measure for Measure

Measure for Measure is Shakespeare’s brilliant comedy of intrigue. It will run in rep with Richard III, June 13-July 2, 2017. Trinity Shakespeare welcomes back Montgomery Sutton as Angelo, the unwilling architect of this breathless story of justice and mercy. Trinity Shakespeare Artistic Director T.J. Walsh directs fresh off last year’s critically praised production of The Winter’s Tale. Tickets are available May 2017.

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