SHakespeare In the park

VSF and COVID-19

As the situation of COVID-19 develops, Valley Shakespeare Festival is doing everything it can to ensure the safety and health of every member of the VSF community.  Communities around the globe are facing unprecedented challenges as COVID-19 continues to spread.  To help lower the spread of the virus VSF is committed to the practice of Social Distancing by shifting some of it's scheduled season around to accommodate this change of our daily lives and routines.

Please continually check our website and Social Media channels for updates to our season.

VSF2U Tour - Cyrano - Cancelled

Added: Shakespeare on the Zoom Live!: A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM (May 5th at 7:00 PM)

Re-scheduled: Shakespeare in the Park: AS YOU LIKE IT (Thursday, September 3rd - Sunday, September 6th at 7:00 PM)


Young lovers Hermia and Lysander are, kept apart by strict Athenian law, escape to the woods where tyrannical parents can't find them – but mischief can.


Elsewhere among the trees, the fairy king and queen are having a marital spat with disastrous consequences for one Nick Bottom. Rediscover your favorite characters in a lively ON-LINE production of midsummer romance and magic.

MAY 5th at 7:00 PM


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May 5 & 6

Like dozens of theaters around the country, VSF is doing it's best during the COVID-19 crisis to continue to bring quality, professional entertainment to you.

THE GREAT GIVE is 36-hour online giving event, where your donation counts DOUBLE!   All donations are tax deductible, and appreciated during this time.  Click on the logo above to find out more!

FREE ONLINE ! with suggested $10 donation to THE GREAT GIVE 2020

Valley Shakespeare Festival is a Small Professional Theater, as deemed by Actor's Equity Association, the union for all professional actors and stage managers

In The News

Simonetti To Play Every Part In 'A Christmas Carol'

Review of The Two Gentlmen of Verona - TOUR 

Review of The Merchant of Venice  

Review of Romeo & Juliet: Choose Your Own Ending by writer, Eric Minton, on his website

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About VSF

Founder/Producing Artistic Director:

Tom Simonetti

Board Of Directors:

Chair: Kayleigh Mihalko
Vice Chair/Treasurer: Erin Bennedum
Secretary: Emily Carveth
Board Members: 

Arthur Brennan

Karel Julian

Stephanie McNew-Musleh

Robert Palmer

Becca Toms

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Shelton, CT 06484

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Valley Shakespeare Festival is a registered non-profit arts service organization. Contributions for the charitable purposes of Valley Shakespeare Festival are tax-deductible to the extent permitted by law.


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Valley Shakespeare Festival is reachable at 203.513.9446 anytime between the hours of 10:00 am-8:00 pm Monday-Sunday!