The Illinois Shakespeare Festival invites you to the 2020 Season Announcement at 7 p.m.  Monday, October 28, in the Illinois State University Center for Performing Arts Theatre. This event is free and open to the public. Attendees are asked to register for the event.

Be the first to hear about the shows that will be performed in the 2020 season, mingle with Festival leadership, and have the chance to win season tickets and Festival merchandise.

Free event parking is available in the School Street Parking Deck (at 400 W. Beaufort St. and School Street) in spots marked #250 and above. Patrons may use the circle drive between the Center for the Performing Arts and the School Street Parking Deck as a drop-off and pick-up point.

For special accommodations, please contact the Illinois Shakespeare Festival at (309) 438-2535 or at