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Plimoth Plantation

Weekly Event - Every Wednesday & Friday: 8:00 PM to 10:30 PM (EDT)


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Plimoth Plantation and the 2012 Plimoth Players present:

William Shakespeare's



The Taming of the Shrew

The Plimoth Players will bring the exciting tradition of the touring player to life this summer!

On July 13th, the curtain will rise on Plimoth Plantation's spectacular third season of live Shakespeare repertory theatre. The Plimoth Players will bring the tradition of the touring player to life as audience members are guests in the great hall of a 17th-century English manor house, and are entertained in an intimate theatre setting. Six actors will play all of the roles, both male and female.

Enjoy a six week run of Hamlet and The Taming of the Shrew in the Museum's Shelby Cullom Davis Gallery, fondly referred to as the Black Box Theatre.

A specially priced preview performance of Hamlet will be offered on July 11th at 8:00 p.m.

Repertory performances will begin on July 13 with Hamlet at 8:00 p.m.. Thereafter Hamlet will be performed on Wednesday and Friday nights, The Taming of the Shrew on Thursdays and Saturdays. The two plays run until Labor Day Weekend, with the last performance of the season on September 1st at 8:00 p.m.


Ticket information: General admission tickets purchased online will be charged a per-ticket service fee.

Tickets may be purchased (without service fee) by phone at 508-746-1622 ext 8346 or in person at the museum.

Because of limited seating capacity, Shakespeare tickets are non-refundable.

For more information, please go to www.plimoth.org/shakespeare or call 508-746-1622 ext 8346.

Special performance tickets for July 11th may only be purchased by phone or at the museum.

Have questions about Hamlet? Contact Plimoth Plantation


Plimoth Plantation
137 Warren Avenue
Plymouth, MA 02360-2436

Weekly Event - Every Wednesday & Friday: 8:00 PM to 10:30 PM (EDT)

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Plimoth Plantation

Who We Are

Plimoth Plantation is a not-for-profit museum supported by admissions, contributions, grants and generous volunteers.

What We Do

Plimoth Plantation, less than an hour south of Boston and minutes from Cape Cod, is a living museum dedicated to telling the history of Plymouth Colony from the perspective of both the Pilgrims and the Native Wampanoag people. The museum is a Smithsonian Institution Affiliate that includes Mayflower II, a full-scale reproduction of the original ship that sailed to Plymouth in 1620. Visit our Craft Center and Plimoth Bread Company. Enjoy independent films at Plimoth Cinema.

What Matters

Our guests' experience is at the heart of what we do. The setting, the staff and a compelling approach to history combine to provide a memorable visitor experience. We are successful when a satisfied visitor recommends us to family and friends.

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