Shakespeare In Delaware Parks (SDP) RICHARD III hit the stage last Thursday to a packed hill.  Be a part of the excitement this summer as we celebrate 37 years of FREE theatre in Buffalo’s own, beautiful Olmsted Park.  RICHARD III will run Tuesdays through Sundays at 7:30 until July 14th.  Then the ever popular A MID SUMMER NIGHTS DREAM will begin on Thursday July 26th and run until August 19th.

SDP is also proud to announce many special events happening at the park this season…..

* Join Artistic Director Saul Elkin, along with special guests from this season’s productions for MONDAY IN THE PARK WITH SAUL.  These informal conversations about our current plays, past productions and the future of SDP, will take place on our “off” nights –Monday July 2nd, and Monday August 6th from 7:00-8:00 PM. Bring a chair and join us on-stage.

* On Special Tuesdays local musical groups including The Freudig Singers, The Royall Consort and City Honors String Orchestra will perform pre-show music on the SDP stage at 7pm.

* The SPCA and the Whiska Wag’n will join us at the hill July 15th and August 12th.

*SHAKESPERIENCE interns will perform their special preshow production on Friday July 13th and Friday August 17th at 6pm on the main stage.


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SDP performances are held every evening (except Mondays) at 7:30 p.m.  Shows take place on Shakespeare Hill in Delaware Park, next to Hoyt Lake behind the Rose Garden, off Lincoln Parkwaynear the Albright-Knox Art Gallery. Further information may be obtained or by calling (716) 856-4533. Or like us on Facebook


2012 Season Sponsors Provide Generous Support

M&T Bank, Erie County, NYSCA, WGRZ Channel 2, The Buffalo News, Brodo, CP & I and Wynn Creative Group Additional funding comes from members, donors and audience donations.