OSF Families


Classes, Family Day matinees and special Noon events are available for intergenerational playgoers.

A Wrinkle in Time Family Event                                                                      June 22 and 26, July 10, August 28

Wake Up with Shakespeare for Families class participantsNoon, Carpenter Hall.  Join us for a fun, family-friendly Preface Plus for "A Wrinkle in Time." $12 adults, $10 members, $8 youth (ages 6-17).  Purchase tickets to see "A Wrinkle in Time" separately.


Prefaces and Festival Noon Events

Evening Prefaces before the Allen Elizabethan Theatre shows Into the Woods, The Two Gentlemen of Verona and Richard III (5:30 p.m. in Carpenter Hall, June 17-August 31).

Preface Plus on Thursdays, Saturday Festival Noon events (noon in Carpenter Hall, June 17-August 31) and Tuesdays and most Sundays Park Talks with company members (noon in the Bill Patton Garden, June 17-August 31, FREE).  Contact the Box Office for ticket information.  Please check back for Preface Plus and Festival Noon schedule soon.


Family Days

The Family Day program offers an inviting way for families to learn about the plays and see them on stage together.  Each Family Day selected performance is preceded by a fun and engaging Prologue by a member of our Education team - the Prologue comes free with the very affordable Family Day price.  Our 2014 Family Day Performances will be:

  • The Cocoanuts                                   Sunday  March 16 1:30 p.m.
  • The Comedy of Errors                        Sunday  April 13 1:30 p.m.
  • The Tempest                                      Sunday  May 11 1:30 p.m.
  • The Two Gentlemen of Verona            Friday  September 12  8:00p.m.
  • A Wrinkle in Time                                Saturday  September 27 1:30 p.m.