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Heart of America Shakespeare Festival

June 13 @ 6:00 pm - July 2 @ 10:30 pm

The Tempest comes to Southmoreland Park, June 13 – July 2, for our 31st Season! This story features exotic creatures, conjuring, comedy, a love story, live music and beautiful language. The Tempest is one of Shakespeare’s most popular plays and our outdoor setting is a perfect place to bring it to life.

Nightly Schedule:
6:00 p.m. – Gates open. Food and drink available from Festival vendors through intermission.
6:30 p.m. – Pre-show Parody performed by Team Shakespeare
7:00 p.m. – Show Talk
7:15 p.m. – Pre-show Parody performed by Team Shakespeare
8:00 p.m. – The Tempest performance
This production runs approximately 2 hours and 30 minutes, including a 15 minute intermission.

Select your date, June 13 – July 2, Tuesday – Sunday, NOW as this will be a production you DON’T want to miss. Admission is FREE, with reserved seating options available. Reserved seating will be available starting May 10, 2023.


June 13 @ 6:00 pm
July 2 @ 10:30 pm


Shakespeare in the Park
E 47th St Ter
Kansas City, MO United States
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