Join us in 2018 for our 30th Season in Hawrelak Park!

Comedy of Errors (Odd dates and matinees)
Hamlet (Even dates)

VIP Passes and Season Passes will be on sale December 1, 2017 through Tix on the Square!
Click Here to Purchase!

Our squirrelly mascot is available through Tix, why not pick one up for Christmas!

If you or your company would like to support our 30th Anniversary season
please email for sponsoring information.

Join us for our 2018 Brunch of Love Fundraiser at the Royal Glenora Club! To purchase tickets please click here.

The Freewill Shakespeare Festival’s Brunch of Love Annual Fundraiser will be held February 11th, 2018 at the beautiful Royal Glenora Club. Join us for a wonderful afternoon full of Shakespearean inspired entertainment by Thou Art Here, a take home treat donated by River City Cookies, a walk down memory lane with a year’s past display, must have auction items and a delicious brunch buffet.
Our 2018 creative will be revealed at the Brunch, be the first to see our 30th Anniversary look! This is a fantastic event you do not want to miss!
These are the amazing items that so far are up for auction at the event:
Bard- B- Que – private dinner catered by Smokehouse BBQ and drinks at the Festival for 10 people,
A large basket of wine donated by Unwined,
Wild Prairie Soap Company soap for a year,
A weekend at Rundlestone Lodge in Banff with a bottle of wine,
Kuerig machine with coffee and mugs (Kuerig and Coffee Planet),
Chianti’s Cafe and Restaurant Feast for 4 including wine and Freewill Shakespeare Season passes,
Coca Cola plug in cooler,
Folio book of Hamlet from the Globe Theatre (Nikola Tonn),
Whitemud Equine Learning Centre Assoc. Gift Certificate for Horse Rider’s Summer Camp,
Oiler Tickets 2018/19 Season (Dr. Sue Quon),
Artwork by Sarah Louise,
Chronic Nostalgic picture,
Shakespeare Lovers Collector plates,
River City Cookies cookie basket,
Colour by Amber Shakespeare inspired jewellery,
Shadow Theatre Fly Me to the Moon tickets,
An Alley Kat Gift Certificate,
Edmonton Opera Tickets to Don Giovanni,
Gift Certificates to Julio Barrio (Coca Cola), Butternut Tree, Normands, Cafe Bicyclette,
Freewill VIP Bag – VIP pass, blanket, wine, tote bag and a squirrel,
In home brunch for six by Jodi Kachker,
Snow Valley Family Pass,
Silk Road Spices Merchant Gift Certificate,
Concrete Theatre tickets to Paper Song or Consent,
L’UniTheatre Gift Certificate,
Sprouts New Play Festival for Kids family passes,
Fringe Theatre Gift Certificate,
AGA tickets to Vibe event and general admission passes,
Freewill Date Night Package,
Avon Basket,
Pattison Outdoor Media Voucher,
Gift Certificate to Honeycomb Hair,
Starbucks Gift Certificate,
Rig Hand Distillery Gift Certificate,
Seven Music Festival tickets,
Theatre Garage Gift Certificate,
Bill Hill Photography Session,
Handcrafted Pottery platter from Edmonton Arts Council (donated by Ben Henderson)
Citadel Theatre tickets to Mamma Mia,
Northern Lights Theatre Season Pass,
Fringe Theatre Gift Certificate
Thank you to the local companies and partners who so generously donated these items.
Tickets are only $90 or buy a table for $900, invite 10 of your friends or family, and receive a thank you gift from Freewill! Tables can be purchased by calling 780 425 8086 or emailing (Tickets are only available until Wednesday, February 7th). All tickets are eligible for a $25 charitable tax receipt!

We have so many great things planned keep an eye on our Facebook, Twitter and Website for news! Or sign up for our periodical Newsletter to be the first to hear about the shows, volunteering opportunities, special events and fundraising efforts.  Click here to subscribe!

Our administration office has moved!!
Our new mailing address is 15230 128 Ave NW, Edmonton, AB T5V 1A8

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I was overjoyed to see Freewill’s treatment of Love’s Labours Lost this week. I couldn’t stop laughing. The whole cast has amazing comedic talent. Bravo!

Mark O., Posting on FSF Facebook Page (2016)

It is the only venue I go to regardless of the chance of rain. A good storm just makes a great play excellent. And there’s squirrels.

Peter M., Review on FSF Facebook Page (2016)


Amazing season @FreewillPlayers. Went five times and wish it could have been more. Can’t wait for next season. Thank you!!!

Valerie M., via Twitter (2016)

Yet another fantastic performance by Shakespeare in the Park is always one of the highlights of my summer.

Melissa, via Twitter (2015)

My wife and I have made an anniversary tradition of attending!

Mike P. via Twitter

Brought my children(13 & 9) to their first ever performance of the Freewill Shakespeare Festival! They loved it! I loved it! Thank you for what you do!

Corinne S., Posting on FSF Facebook Page (2015)

We saw the play tonight. What a great performance by all! One of the best comedies we have seen. And we loved the staging of the play. Such playful teamwork! Congratulations!

Valerie L., audience member 2014

Great, great, great show. So joyous and playful and fresh! The cast, crew, director, designers, stage management: you were all on point. Bravo! Had a lovely evening all around!

Kassia C., audience member 2014