Redbirds Rising campaign volunteers Sandra M.A. ’70, D.A. ’90 and Paul Harmon have been longtime supporters of Illinois State University through their careers and philanthropy. The couple increased their commitment to Illinois State by contributing outright and planned gifts to fund the Paul and Sandra Harmon Shakespeare Endowment and the Harmon Recruitment Scholarship in history. The couple’s over $400,000 in lifetime giving qualifies them to be recognized among Illinois State’s most distinguished donors in the 1857 and Heritage Societies.
Two recent Illinois State alumni are ready to delight audiences and kick off their arts careers during the 42nd season of the Illinois Shakespeare Festival (ISF). Victoria DeLaney ’19 and Lucy Yahr ’19 are two of the 17 Illinois States students and alumni involved with this year’s performances. Their skills are very different, but both
Milner Library and the College of Fine Arts have published an online collection of Illinois Shakespeare Festival program booklets.
Illinois Shakespeare Festival has announced Epiphany Farms Hospitality Group as the 2019 Festival Season Sponsor.
The Illinois Shakespeare Festival offers three summer camps for students first grade through high school.
The Illinois Shakespeare Festival’s 2019 season will offer “a fresh look at classic stories,” presenting brand new adaptations of As You Like It and Julius Caesar, as well as Jane Austen’s beloved novel Pride and Prejudice.
The 42nd season will feature world premiere adaptions of three well-known favorites: As You Like It, Pride and Prejudice, and Caesar.
Jordan Coughtry named as 41st actor selected for the Illinois Shakespeare Festival’s “Actor Honor Roll.”
As another successful run of the Illinois Shakespeare Festival comes to a close, organizers are saying “thank you” to Illinois State faculty sand staff with two promotions.
The Illinois Shakespeare Festival unveiled a large model of Shakespeare’s second Globe Theatre prior to the July 20 opening performance of “Shakespeare in Love”