The Winter’s Tale

The Winter’s Tale

In a modern verse translation by Tracy Young
Directed by Michael Mendelson

July 7 – July 24

at Portland Playhouse

Read an interview with Tracy Young  about her translation of The Winter’s Tale for Play On Shakespeare here

Read an interview with Lue Douthit, the CEO/Creative Director of Play On Shakespeare here


Portland Shakespeare Project acknowledges Play On Shakespeare as a sponsor of this event and is honored to be working with Play On Shakespeare to produce this translation of Shakespeare’s magnificent, late play for Portland audiences

Portland Shakespeare Project also acknowledges and is grateful for additional support from the Hitz Foundation and from Ronnie Lacroute.  Thank you very much for your support



In memory of Aaron Yeagle who did wonderful graphics

For Portland Shakespeare for so many of our shows.

We are such stuff as dreams are made on

And our little life is rounded with sleep.

– The Tempest

The jealous King Leontes falsely accuses his wife, Hermione, of infidelity with his best friend, and she dies. Leontes exiles his newborn daughter Perdita, who is raised by shepherds for sixteen years and falls in love with the son of Leontes’ friend. When Perdita returns home, a statue of Hermione “comes to life” …

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