William Shakespeare's Long Lost First Play (abridged)



2015 NDSF Young Company

Actors From The London Stage present Much Ado About Nothing


    Reed Martin and Austin Tichenor discuss workshopping their new comedy with the cast of William Shakesepare's Long Lost First Play (abridged)

    Visit reducedshakespeare.com to listen in to the podcast.

    Reed, Austin and the trio of actors arrive soon. Get your tickets to their Beyond the Stage event, improv workshop, and WSLL1stP9(a) performances:

    "Beyond the Stage" series expands to three events for 2015

    Featuring backstage access and conversations with Festival artists, the Notre Dame Shakespeare Festival's "Beyond the Stage” events offer a behind-the-scenes look at the 2015 titles before you see the performances.

    Tickets are still available for the two remaining events:

    An Evening with Reed Martin & Austin Tichenor | Wednesday, July 29 at 7:29pm

    Explore The Winter's Tale | Wednesday, August 5 | Tours at 6pm, 6:30pm, and 7pm

    Shakespeare at Notre Dame to Host Shakespeare’s First Folio in 2016


    London Shakespeare lecture now online

    On March 23, 2015, Dominic Dromgoole, Artistic Director at Shakespeare's Globe, gave the fourth-annual London Shakespeare Lecture in Honor of Stanley Wells, CBE. This lecture brings together experts in different spheres of study and practice to explore Shakespeare and his works. The event was hosted by the University of Notre Dame London Global Gateway in collaboration with The Shakespeare Institute and Shakespeare Birthplace Trust.

    Watch the 49-minute VIDEO now!

    Presenting the 2015 Notre Dame Shakespeare Festival

    ShakeScenes | Community CompanyJuly 18-19

    Love’s Labor’s Lost | Young Company | July 19 - August 24

    William Shakespeare’s Long Lost First Play (abridged) | Professional Company | August 4-30

    The Winter’s Tale | Professional Company | August 18-30


    Shakespeare at Notre Dame will present the second international Shakespeare in Prisons Conference on January 25-27, 2016.

    Click HERE for more information on the 2013 Conference.



    Shakespeare at Notre Dame has been chosen as the host of the 2016 Annual Conference of the Shakespeare Theatre Association. We look forward to welcoming the best and brightest from Shakespeare theatres around the world January 27-30, 2016. Join us as we open the worldwide festivities celebrating the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare's legacy right here on the campus of Notre Dame.