We present our
2022 offerings



We have new venues and new opportunities!  

In July 2022 we will present our first Shakespeare in the Park  outdoor performance at the beautiful Arts for Lawrence 

We will offer the timeless tale of Shakespeare's
"A Midsummer Night's Dream"



The production will be directed by Bard Fest veteran Mr Matthew Socey


In October 2022 our successful launch of The Prestige Project  continues with a production of the Greek Classic play
"Lysistrata" by


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The production will be directed by
Ms Holly 
Hathaway Thompson



Then, "Once more into the 'Bard'"

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In October 2022 We will produce at the Indy 11 Theatre at Indy Fringe an
production of Shakespeare's "Richard II"



The production will be directed by
Mr Glenn L Dobbs



Across the hall at the IndyFringe Basile Theatre  we return with the Shakespeare version of the modern 'situation comedy.  
We offer 
"The Merry Wives of 

The production will be directed by Mr Jeff Bick


We have a new venue!   In October 2022 we will produce a play at the intimate Storefront Theatre of Broad Ripple.  In this lovely and eclectic location we will present the rarely produced "King John" by William Shakespeare



This passion project will be directed by Bard Fest favorite Mr Doug Powers.   


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But wait, there's more !


In a location to be determined, this Fall, the insanely popular youth theatre group Agape will return with Shakespeare's
"The Winter's Tale"
(Just as soon as they can find a bear)


This production will be directed by Bard Fest veteran Dr Kathy Phipps



And for our finale in November 2022-
We will  return the the beautiful Arts for Lawrence Theatre at the Fort.  We will present the hilarious comedy

"Into the Breeches!" by George Brant

- "All the Playhouse's leading men and director are called to the war effort.  Determined that the show must go on, the director's wife sets out to stage an all female version of Shakespeare's 'Henriad'.  What they lack in theater experience they make up with desire.   The results have been called, "One of the sweetest nights of theater your likely to see......(the) most fun I have had in a theatre in a long time....Beyond hysterical" -  


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The production will be directed by Mr Max McCreary 


And still more is waiting in the wings (literally)..... we will have news of a coming landmark event to share this Spring


Auditions will be this Summer for available roles.

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All roles are paid a stipend.

If you have any questions for any of the directors, contact firstfolioplayers@gmail.com