Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival
The Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival (PSF) is a professional theatre company in residence at DeSales University and the Official Shakespeare Festival of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. The Festival is organized as a non-profit 501(c)(3) in Pennsylvania. Each summer, PSF produces six or more plays (often including a musical) and special one-night-only performances. In the fall, PSF tours a Shakespeare play to schools as part of its Linny Fowler WillPower tour. The Festival celebrated its 20th anniversary season the summer of 2011. Since its inception, the Festival has been attended by 543,000 people. The acting company consists primarily of professional actors from New York and Philadelphia and who are members of Actors' Equity Association. The plays are performed in two theaters in The Labuda Center for the Performing Arts: the 473-seat Mainstage or the 189-seat Schubert Theatre on the DeSales University campus in Center Valley.
Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival is listed as a Major Festival in the book Shakespeare Festivals Around the World by Marcus D. Gregio (Editor), 2004.
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