Visitor Guide

Rome Shakespeare Festival September 19-29 

301 Tribune St., Rome, GA 30161

888-464-3130

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

In 2018, the festival grew from a one-week festival to a two-week festival. This year’s productions include: Hamlet, and Two Gentlemen of Verona. General seating is free.

Private tables and individual seats at tables are 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 is also hosting performances of The Complete Works of William Shakespeare, abridged.  Tickets are required for these performances.

Performance Schedule

Hamlet – Thu, Sep 19, 8 PM

Two Gentlemen of Verona, The musical – Fri, Sep 20, 8 PM

Family Day on the Town Green – Sat, Sep 21, 12-10 PM

Family Day on the Town Green – Sat, Sep 21, 7 PM A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Family Day on the Town Green – Sat, Sep 21, 8:15 PM Two Gentlemen of Verona

Hamlet – Sun, Sep 22, 6:30 PM

Hamlet – Tue, Sep 24, 6:30 PM

Two Gentlemen of Verona, The musical – Wed, Sep 25, 8:00 PM

Hamlet – Thu, Sep 26, 6:30 PM

Two Gentlemen of Verona, The musical – Fri, Sep 27, 8:00 PM

Hamlet – Sat, Sep 28, 9:00 PM

Two Gentlemen of Verona, The musical – Sun, Sep 29, 8:00 PM

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.

RAD Theatre Performances

The Complete Works of William Shakespeare, abridged at the RAD Theatre will be held September 12-15 and September 20-21. Tickets are required for these performances. Purchase Tickets.

Accommodations

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.  Forum on Ice returns just to the venue just in time for the holidays from November 17 through January 6! Enjoy ice skating, a 100 foot ice slide and holiday festivities! Get details. 

 

 

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