Shakespeare on the Square
July 13 to August 13
Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday; nightly at 7pm

Enjoy two magnificent plays of William Shakespeare produced and performed by Tennessee Stage Company. Summer 2017 performances include Complete Works of Shakespeare (Abridged) and Two Gentlemen of Verona. Featured plays rotate nightly on the outdoor stage in Market Square.

There is no charge for general seating; all you’ll need is a blanket or chair. Donations of $10 per person are both accepted and appreciated. A basket will be passed each night. Cash and credit cards are also accepted at the “front of house” table. Reserved VIP seating at $15 per person including pre-arranged seating, complimentary bottle of water, and a local merchant goodie bag is available here.

Enjoy afternoon shopping, a pre-show dinner, and a summer evening of Shakespeare on the Square.  

We have over 5,500 downtown parking spaces free after 6pm on weeknights. You can also find free parking all weekend. Spring, Summer, Fall,'s free all year. Find a spot and come enjoy the fun! 

Shakespeare. In the heart of Downtown Knoxville.