The Merry Wives of Windsor

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Presented by Austin Shakespeare at Zilker Hillside Theatre, Austin TX

May 03 - 27
The Merry Wives of Windsor

34th year of Free Shakespeare in Zilker Park, co-produced by The City of Austin Parks and Recreation Department.

Austin Shakespeare will transform the Beverly S. Sheffield Zilker Hillside Theater into the world of a classic ‘50s sitcom for their Free Shakespeare in the Park production of TheMerry Wives of Windsor. Produced in collaboration with the City of Austin Parks and Recreation Department for the 34th year, Shakespeare’s famous comedy will be performed under the stars from May 3 – May 27 on Thursdays – Sundays at 8 pm, with a preview performance on Wednesday, May 2. Co-directed by artistic

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Free Admission

Contact: 512-470-4505


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Additional time info:

Preview on Wednesday, May 2, 2018 at 8 pm.

Post-show talkback after each performance.

Concessions available.

Blankets are allowed to be put down starting at 6 pm.

Parking is sometimes paid on weekends.

* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.


Zilker Hillside Theatre

2206 William Barton Drive, Austin, TX 78746

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