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Rome Shakespeare Festival

301 Tribune St., Rome, GA 30161


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The only Shakespeare Festival in the state of Georgia – and it’s free so all audiences can enjoy!

The festival offers Shakespeare productions on the Town Green in Downtown Rome. General seating is free. Private tables and individual seats at tables are also available for all Town Green performances.

Pre-show entertainment starts an hour an a half prior to each show. Guests are encouraged to arrive early to enjoy dinner at their table before the show. Reserve a table or seats.

The RAD Theatre also hosts performances during the festival. 


Lawn seating is free, but private tables and individual seats at tables are available for all performances. Reserve a festival table.

Check out videos and photos from past performances.


The Hawthorn, Courtyard by Marriott and Hampton Inn and Suites are in walking distance to the Town Green at the Forum River Center. All hotels are conveniently located in Historic Downtown Rome around retail and dining locations. For easy transportation from your hotel to downtown locations, text the Roman Chariot for free pick-up.

Town Green & Forum River Center

Town Green

The Town Green & Forum River Center

The Town Green at The Forum River Center is centrally located in Historic Downtown Rome and hosts events, weddings, performances, concerts, and sporting events year-round.



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