By the time you read this, the annual South Dakota Shakespeare Festival will be underway in Prentis Park in Vermillion.
The festival, sponsored by Coyoteopoly, a student group at USD, began yesterday (June 8) and will conclude June 11 in the park. Evening performances of “The Comedy of Errors” are planned Thursday through Saturday nights, and a Sunday matinee of the play will be staged at 4 p.m.
The Festival will feature live music in Prentis Park, and vending of food and beverages, beginning one hour before each performance. Arts workshops for youth are offered on Thursday and Friday, June 8 and 9, and a special Scholars’ Roundtable Discussion, hosted by USD’s College of Arts and Sciences, will take place at 3 p.m. on Saturday June 10 in Prentis Park.
On Sunday June 11, following the 4 p.m. matinee performance, audiences are invited to stay for a discussion and talk-back with the SDSF artistic company. In keeping with the SDSF’s mission of accessibility, all performances and programs are free and open to the public.
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