Join us for our 12th season of bringing The Bard to Benzie

LST’s 12th Season

July 14 – 24, 2015



(pronounced Sim-beh-lean, for those of you who were wondering)
July 14 (preview), 16, 18, 21, 23

Filled with intrigue and romance, Cymbeline introduces an evil queen, an innocent young princess, an upstanding young man, a conniving villain and the titular king into the fantastical world of this twist-filled tale. Click here to learn more.

Cymbeline will be directed by Scott Cummins, director of last season’s Richard III, The Comedy of Errors, Hamlet and 2011’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream.
Taming of the Shrew

The Taming of the Shrew

July 15 (preview) 17, 19, 22, 24

One of Shakespeare’s most uproarious comedies, the story centers on the war of wits between the head-strong Kate and her brash suitor, Petruchio. Click here to learn more.

The Taming of the Shrew will be directed by Christy Arington, director of LST’s Much Ado About Nothing, Macbeth and All’s Well That Ends Well.

All performances will be held at LST’s performance space on Tank Hill(188 Park Avenue) at 7pm. For more information and a map please see our Performances page.

Thanks to everyone who celebrated with us and donated to our Memorial Day Weekend fundraiser. If you weren’t able to make it and are able to help support our 12th season, please visit our donate page!

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Thank you

Lakeside Shakespeare Theatre is sponsored in part by a grant from The Robert and Patricia Colby Foundation.

Very special thanks to Karen and Michael I. Hertz, Michael Wadsworth, Amy Glass, Elizabeth Shrake, Joel, Saskia, Olivia and Sam Buzzell, Jim Barnes & Crystal Lake Catering, Josh Mills, Jim Grabowski, and the City of Frankfort.

For more information about what’s happening in Northern Michigan, please contact The Frankfort-Elberta Chamber of Commerce (231) 352-7251 or the Benzie County Visitors Bureau (231) 882-5801, or go to

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