This year’s ShakespeareOFF, which accompanies the 20th Gdańsk Shakespeare Festival for the first time, is a competition. ShakespeareOFF 2016 offers 34 events created by more than one hundred artists not only from Poland, but also from Australia, the United Kingdom and Romania.
The programme includes intimate theatrical performances, puppet theatre, physical theatre, interactive happenings, musicals, concerts, stand-up comedy, cabaret and films. Moreover, students from five leading Polish national drama schools will present their own performances. On August 5th there will also be a surprise for our younger audience – a puppet show in Two Windows Theatre, which starts at 2pm.
All the events will take place in seven different venues around the Tricity: Two Windows Theatre, GST Courtyard (with an additional stage for evening comedies), Gdynia Główna Theatre, Młody Byron Café, San Marco Restaurant (Długa Street 4, Gdańsk) as well as Wybrzeże Theatre (main stage).
Companies will be competing for a 16,400 PLN prize, which will be allocated by a three person panel.
This year’s ShakespeareOFF is coordinated by Krzysztof Grabowski.
Tickets will be available fot purchase from 1pm on 15.07.2016 at the GST box office, online at www.bilety.teatrszekspirowski.pl and at the given venue an hour before the performance.
Online sales for ShakespeareOFF events will close 24 hours before the pefromance starts.