Delaware Shakespeare Festival

Now in 3 Unique Locations!
- Rockwood Mansion
- Stone Stable (Historic Odessa)
- The Read House & Gardens

October 17-19 and 24-26, 2014
Only 30 seats are available each night!
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News and Updates

SHAKESPEARE/POE 14 “Playlist” Announced

Here are the texts that will be presented at this year’s Shakespeare/Poe performances.   Opening of “The Black Cat” – Poe Macbeth – Portions from Act 1 Scene 1 and Act 4 Scene 1 “The Conqueror Worm” – Poe Macbeth – Macbeth Soliloquy from Act 5 Scene 5 Portions of “The Tell-Tale Heart” – Poe Macbeth – Act […]


Spend a night with two masters of the macabre – William Shakespeare and Edgar Allan Poe. DSF actors will read bone-chilling selections from the plays of Shakespeare and the poems and short stories of Poe. Dare to choose between three remarkable performance venues – the gothic halls of Rockwood Mansion, the grandeur of the Read […]

Griffin and David Talk HAMLET – One last time

Audience favorite Griffin Stanton-Ameisen and Producing Artistic Director David Stradley spent over a year working together on HAMLET. They met recently to talk about how the production went, and they each shared some of their thoughts with DSF. August 19, 2014 GRIFFIN STANTON-AMEISEN Wow, it’s been almost a month since our final performance of Hamlet, and […]

Caroline Crocker’s Third Week of Rehearsal

After the first week of rehearsals, Caroline Crocker (DSF’s Gertrude) shared a few thoughts about where she is in the process of creating her role. June 30, 2014 When we started this process, I was concerned mostly with creating a loving relationship with Hamlet. While it was clear to me that there was dysfunction in the relationship, […]

Michael Gamache’s Second Week of Rehearsal

After the first week of rehearsals, Michael Gamache (DSF’s Ghost, Player King, and Gravedigger) shared a few thoughts about where he is in the process of creating his multiple roles. June 23, 2014 Our second week of rehearsals have ended, and the basic staging is completely done.  This is a critical and exciting time. We have painted […]

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