The Gdansk Shakespeare Festival

European EFFE Award 2017

for the Gdańsk Shakespeare Festival!
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The 21th Gdansk Shakespeare Festival 2017

21st Gdańsk Shakespeare Festival

took place from July 28th to August 6th 2017 in Gdańsk, Poland
The Gdansk Shakespeare Festival is a mamber of

European Shakespeare Festivals Network

a hub for cultural festival cooperation
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The Gdansk Shakespeare Theatre

GST: theatre, music, education

a diverse cultural centre
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Newspaper of the 21st Gdansk Shakespeare Festival

Shakespeare Daily

The Newspaper Shakespeare Daily is issued only in Polish, there are interwievs, opinions, rewievs and comentaries about the event

Latest news about the event

Check the latest information about the festival!
27 February 2018

22nd edition of the Gdańsk Shakespeare Festival will take place from July 27th  to August 5th 2018. The performances from all over the world will be presented. The information about the programme is coming soon!
28 September 2017

We are very happy to have received warm words from cooperating theatres regarding the EFFE Award we received on September 18th, 2017. Dear friends in Gdansk. Congratulation with the EFFE price! Great to experience and very inspiring that your enormous and important work for more than two decades now are acknowledge all over Europe. I’m […]
19 September 2017

Gdańsk Shakespeare Festival has been the only festival in Poland and one of five in Europe to receive the prestigious EFFE Award.  EFFE – Europe for Festivals, Festivals for Europe – is the European Festivals Association’s mark of recognition for Europe’s most exciting arts festivals. The Award Ceremony took place on 18 September 2017 in […]


20 years of the Gdansk Shakespeare Festival

See how the festival has changed over the years

Learn from the best

The Summer Shakespeare Academy

A perfect place to meet and exchange thoughts with artists during the festival. An extremely varied and rich programme of educational activities, which offers something interesting to everyone.

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Be the first one to see


See the performance first and also enjoy
a unique opportunity to listen to director’s
introduction and talk to the artists.
It is a one-time chance to learn more.

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Diverse programme of theatre,
acting, art, music, team-building
– for adults and children,
for professionals and beginners.

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the artists

Discussion with the artists right after seeing the performance is a unique opportunity to challenge your own interpretation and ask questions.

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Cooperation & Sponsors

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