What’s onstage at Shakespeare theaters in March

Every month, we share a snapshot of Shakespeare in performance around America. What plays are onstage this month? We check in with our theater partners Chesapeake Shakespeare Company, Cincinnati Shakespeare Company, Folger Theatre, Oregon Shakespeare Festival, Seattle Shakespeare Company, Southwest Shakespeare Company, and Theatre for a New Audience.

The Winter’s Tale is a popular play this month. It’s onstage at Folger Theatre (Mar 13 – Apr 22), Chesapeake Shakespeare Company (Mar 9 – Apr 7), and Theatre for a New Audience (Mar 13 – Apr 15).

See photos from Folger Theatre’s production of The Winter’s Tale, directed by Aaron Posner.

See photos from Chesapeake Shakespeare Company’s production of The Winter’s Tale, directed by Isabelle Anderson.

See photos from Theatre for a New Audience’s production of The Winter’s Tale, directed by Arin Arbus.

Cincinnati Shakespeare Company presents Othello (Mar 2-24).

Seattle Shakespeare Company presents The Merchant of Venice (Mar 20 – Apr 15). In this production directed by Desdemona Chiang, Amy Thone will play the part of Shylock as a woman.

Southwest Shakespeare Company presents Henry IV, Part 1 (Mar 23 – Apr 7).

Two of the plays that we highlighted in February are still onstage: Othello and Henry V at Oregon Shakespeare Festival both run through October.

Chesapeake Shakespeare Company, Cincinnati Shakespeare Company, Folger Theatre, Oregon Shakespeare Festival, Seattle Shakespeare Company, Southwest Shakespeare Company, and Theatre for a New Audience are all theater partners of the Folger Shakespeare Library.

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