Shakespeare in Clark Park is a theatre company committed to presenting free, outdoor productions of Shakespeare’s plays, creating a cultural event accessible to the Clark Park neighborhood and the greater Philadelphia area. While engaging the community and expanding Philadelphia’s summertime cultural scene, Shakespeare in Clark Park re-imagines the world of the park through the works of Shakespeare.
Weather permitting, performances take place in Clark Park. A nine-acre park in the heart of West Philadelphia’s University City neighborhood, Clark Park is bounded by Baltimore Avenue, 43rd Street, Woodland Avenue and 45th Street. Shakespeare in Clark Park performs in “The Bowl” area of the park, near the intersection of Chester Avenue and 43rd Street.