Experience Timeless Tales

Is your teen studying Shakespeare? The Shakespeare Festival Is August 1-10 at the Miller Outdoor Theater.

Bring your teens to an unforgettable week of evening classic theater under the stars at the Miller Outdoor Theater. Witness the magic of Shakespeare come alive!

Why Attend the Shakespeare Festival?

The Shakespeare Festival at the Miller Outdoor Theater offers a unique blend of culture, history, and entertainment that is perfect for parents and their teenage children. With stunning performances, interactive workshops, and a vibrant atmosphere, this festival provides an enriching experience that goes beyond the ordinary. Encourage your teens to appreciate the timeless works of Shakespeare while enjoying a night out in the beautiful outdoor setting of the theater.

Engaging Performances

Theirtalented cast brings Shakespeare’s iconic characters to life with passion and precision. Each performance is a masterclass in storytelling, offering a fresh take on classic tales that will captivate audiences of all ages.

Interactive Workshops

Participate in hands-on workshops that delve into the world of Shakespeare. From acting classes to behind-the-scenes tours, these activities provide a deeper understanding of the Bard’s work and its relevance today.

A Night to Remember

Enjoy a memorable evening with your family at the Miller Outdoor Theater. The festival’s lively atmosphere, combined with the beauty of the outdoor setting, makes it a perfect outing for parents and teens alike.

Memorable Moments from Past Festivals

Shakespeare Festival Photo Gallery

What Parents and Teens Are Saying

“Attending the Shakespeare Festival at the Miller Outdoor Theater was an unforgettable experience for our family. My teenage son was completely captivated by the performance, and it sparked a newfound interest in literature for him.”

– Sarah M., Parent

“I never thought I would enjoy Shakespeare, but the festival at Miller Outdoor Theater changed my mind. The actors were amazing, and the atmosphere was electric. I can’t wait to go back next year!”

– Jake L., Teenager

More information at the Miller Theater website:


The August 9th performance will be livestreamed!


Miller is so excited to celebrate the Houston Shakespeare Festival’s 50th Season with them!

Fall under the spell of Shakespeare’s magical tale of midsummer madness.

It is a wild night for lovers as an adventure in an enchanted forest leads to mischievous fairies playing tricks and a troupe of bumbling actors. Love, magic and mischief fills the forest as fantastical dreams blur with reality.

Dive deeper into the plays with our pre-show Bard Talks given by HSF Artistic staff before every performance. Get the inside scoop on the 2024 shows at 7:45 pm before showtime and learn tidbits about the playwright, characters, plots, and themes that make Shakespeare the king of the stage.

Produced by the UH School of Theatre & Dance and the Kathrine G. McGovern College of the Arts.

All performances at Miller Outdoor Theatre are FREE!

Photos are being taken at this event and may appear in Miller Outdoor Theatre’s print or digital communications or marketing materials. By attending this event, you hereby authorize MTAB to use your photograph in any and all use related to the educational mission of MOT without compensation.

Now you can get your Miller tickets online and on your smart phone! Limit 4 per person.

No tickets are necessary for the Hill!

The show goes on rain or shine.

For more information on tickets and seating click here.

All performances at Miller Outdoor Theatre are funded in part by the City of Houston through Houston Arts Alliance.

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