Great River Shakespeare Festival Announces Date Changes for Preview and Opening Performances of 2022 Season

Due to a three and a-half day work stoppage caused by an outbreak of Covid-19 among the company, Great River Shakespeare Festival has adjusted its preview and opening performance schedule. As previously announced, the performances on June 18, 19 and 22 have been canceled. The schedule from June 23 through July 3 is as follows:

June 23 at 7 p.m.: No performance (originally a preview of The African Company Presents
Richard III)
June 24 at 7 p.m.: The African Company Presents Richard III preview (originally Twelfth Night
opening)
June 25 at 7 p.m.: Twelfth Night preview (originally The African Company Presents Richard III
opening)
June 30 at 7 p.m.: Always…Patsy Cline preview (originally The Taming of the Shrew preview)
July 1 at 7 p.m.: Twelfth Night opening (originally The Taming of the Shrew preview)
July 2 at 1 p.m.: No performance (originally Twelfth Night)
July 2 at 7 p.m.: The African Company Presents Richard III opening (originally The Taming of the
Shrew opening)
July 3 at 3 p.m.: No performance (originally The African Company Presents Richard III)
July 3 at 7 p.m.: Always…Patsy Cline opening (originally no performance)

The schedule for the remainder of July will follow the previously announced schedule with the
exception of Always…Patsy Cline replacing performances of The Taming of the Shrew.
Individuals who have tickets to canceled performances will be contacted by the box office
personnel to discuss exchanges to another performance or a refund. They can also contact the
box office directly at (507) 474-7900 or boxoffice@grsf.org.

Union safety guidelines require Great River Shakespeare Festival to pause in-person work
whenever there are five or more active Covid-19 cases within its 101-member company. The
Festival encourages audience members to wear masks to all performances to help protect the
health of the company and fellow theater-goers and to avoid further work stoppages.

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