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NDSF 2021 Information

Updated 8/18/2021
The Notre Dame Shakespeare Festival is thrilled to welcome audiences back to the campus of the University of Notre Dame for our new Professional Company production of A Midsummer Night's Dream. Please continue to refresh this page for the latest updates. 

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Here's what to expect when you arrive: 

  • Tickets will be available via the DeBartolo Performing Arts Center box office. If you have purchased tickets prior to arrival, please bring your printed or electronic ticket to the entrance to the performance space, just off N. Eddy Street. 
  • If you need to purchase tickets after you arrive, please go to the DeBartolo Performing Arts Center box office first, then exit the building through the south entrance onto the Irish Green, and enter the seating space on the west side.
  • There will be designated seating areas for patrons who wish to sit on blankets, as well as a separate section for chairs. Patrons must bring their own chairs/blankets.
  • The seating area will open at 7:00 p.m., with the performance beginning at 7:30 p.m.
  • Restrooms will be available inside the DeBartolo Performing Arts Center, a very short walk from the performance space. 
  • Food & drink is permitted in the seating area. 

Health & safety expectations for patrons: 

  • All patrons will be encouraged to wear masks in the outdoor seating area, regardless of vaccination status.
  • All visitors to the Notre Dame campus are required to wear a mask while inside any building on campus.
  • Masks will be available free of charge to any patron who requires one. 
  • All patrons will be seated in socially distanced groups in the outdoor seating area. 
  • All NDSF performers and crew members are required to maintain a distance of ten (10) feet from audience members at all times.
  • Accommodations are available for our handicapped and differently-abled patrons. A golf cart will be available to transport patrons to and from parking areas. 

Inclement weather policy: 

  • Performances will be canceled in the event of heavy rain, lightning, dangerous winds, a temperature greater than 90˚, and/or a heat index greater than 95˚.
  • In the event of inclement weather, performances will continue unless otherwise announced by Shakespeare at Notre Dame via email and our social media channels (Facebook, Instagram, and/or Twitter). 
  • Refunds will be available for any performance halted prior to intermission. Contact the DeBartolo Performing Arts Center Ticket Office for more information.
  • If a performance is canceled at any point after intermission, vouchers will be issued to patrons who wish to return on another date to view a complete performance. Contact the DeBartolo Performing Arts Center Ticket Office for more information.

Area Attractions

DeBartolo Performing Arts Center

Things To Do Dpac

Since opening in September 2004, the University of Notre Dame’s DeBartolo Performing Arts Center has become an integral part of the University’s vision and commitment to becoming a preeminent research university. It is the University’s leading presenter of world-class artistic programming, having commissioned over 40 new works in every conceivable genre.

As an academic space, the center enhances the scholarship, teaching, and practice of the performing and cinematic arts. As a community space, the center welcomes more than 100,000 patrons annually, including hundreds of K–12 students in education and related artistic programs. Guided by goals aligned with Notre Dame’s strategic plan, the center is where scholars, students, and community residents are building a home for the arts together.

Eddy Street Commons

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Located directly south of the DeBartolo Performing Arts Center, Eddy Street Commons features a wide array of dining, shopping, and entertainment activities for visitors of all ages, including the Hammes Bookstore and Cafe, Urban Outfitters, McAlisters Deli, Chipotle, Nicholas J. Salon & Spa, and much more.

Notre Dame Athletics

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The crown jewel of Michiana, the Athletics Department of the University of Notre Dame features regular sporting events including football, baseball, hockey, basketball, and so much more. Don't miss your chance to cheer on the Fighting Irish!  

University of Notre Dame

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Now's your chance to explore the beautiful campus of the University of Notre Dame, featuring dozens of legendary, must-see landmarks... and more than a few hidden gems. This dynamic, history-rich campus is truly a whole universe unto itself. 

Hotels & Accommodations

The Morris Inn
Notre Dame Avenue | Notre Dame, IN 46556
(574) 631-2000

This historic hotel is located on campus.

The Fairfield Inn & Suites
1220 East Angela Blvd | South Bend, IN 46617
(574) 234-5510

This hotel is located next to all of the restaurants and bars located in Eddy Street Commons and directly across from the University of Notre Dame’s campus.

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