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HAMLET

Montana Shakespeare in the Parks will present one of the most famous ghost stories ever told, the immortal tragedy Hamlet, at 6pm on Sunday, July 28, 2024. This FREE performance takes place at the Teton County Courthouse Lawn, 150 Courthouse Drive in Driggs, on an impressive stage constructed on-site by the Montana State University acting troupe. This annual outdoor theatrical experience is enhanced by the sublime backdrop of the Teton Range. Arrive early at 5:30pm to watch the local nonprofit ACT Foundation perform Vaudeville Skits on the Shakespeare stage. Downtown Driggs Association is grateful to Grand Targhee Resort for their Driggs Summer Arts lodging sponsorship of Montana Shakespeare in the Parks actors and Downtown Sounds artists. Enjoy beer on tap from Citizen 33 Brewery, wine by the glass, and local food truck. Weather venue in case of active rain or lighting during the time of the performance - Teton County High School Auditorium at 5:30pm. Bring your lawn chairs or a blanket to see Hamlet under a midsummer's night sky in the Tetons!

FREE to the PUBLIC

“To thine own self be true." - Hamlet

This performance is presented by Downtown Driggs Association in partnership with "Montana Shakespeare in the Parks," a nationally recognized outreach program of the College of Arts and Architecture at Montana State University.

Born from aspirations to bring the timeless tales of William Shakespeare directly to rural and under-served communities, Montana Shakespeare in the Parks has been enriching lives for more than 50 years. Ushering Shakespeare’s immortal stories of life, love, and tragedy into a modern era, MSIP is dedicated to preserving the cultural traditions of theatre and literature. Audiences will discover the magic of Shakespeare through a progressive and inclusive lens, where universal truths of mankind are united through stories that stretch beyond space and time.

Founded on the firm belief that Shakespeare belongs to everyone, the accomplished company of performers and staff work tirelessly to connect people, communities, and the arts, spreading messages of unity and understanding. Experience Montana Shakespeare in the Parks under the welcoming blue skies of the West and relish in world-class performances that are free and friendly to all and for all time.

A FREE app may be downloaded so that you can listen to audio from the show on your own personal device. (Please remember to bring your own headphones!)

Follow these instructions:

  • Download the AudioFetch app on your personal device (both iOS & Android compatible)
  • Connect your device to the WiFi network: Shakespeare! (no password required)
  • Open the AudioFetch app to listen to the audio!

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