Welcome to the New Swan Shakespeare Festival!

New Swan Shakespeare Festival is Orange County’s only professional Shakespeare festival performed outdoors in a sustainable, portable mini-Elizabethan theatre, the New Swan Theater, where the audience and actors inhabit the same dynamic, in-the-round space. Our 2015 Season will be Macbeth and Much Ado About Nothing; tickets on sale soon – check back for the latest information!

New Swan Shakespeare Festival is a professional theatre located at and produced in partnership with the University of California, Irvine, the Claire Trevor School of the Arts, and the Department of Drama.

UCI CTSA Dept of Drama