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Shakespeare on the Saskatchewan

Opens in 9 min: 12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m., 5:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Open today: 12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m., 5:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
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Professional, Quality Theatre

An exceptional experience with great actors. Seating leaves a lot to be desired (uncomfortable... read more

Reviewed July 26, 2018
Malcolm W
Regina, Canada
Amazing experience!

I hadn’t been to SotS for decades and returned to see Hamlet with my 18 year old son. It was a... read more

Reviewed July 25, 2018
Trina C
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Saskatchewan's premiere summer arts festival on the banks of the South Saskatchewan River begins in early July and runs to late August every summer. Come see some of Saskatchewan's finest actors perform Shakespeare's greatest works outdoors in a...more
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Hours Today: 12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m., 5:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
948 Spadina Crescent East | Tents along South Saskatchewan River, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan S7K 3L6, Canada
+1 306-653-2300
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Reviewed August 21, 2018

Our city is blessed to have such a beautiful setting for theatre in a tent. We enjoyed a perfect summer evening in August for the last performance of Merry Wives of Windsor. The site is very pretty, with lots of flower planters. There is pre-show...More

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Reviewed August 4, 2018

We’ve been to many performances over the years and have never been disappointed. This year it was The Merry Wives of Windsor. Typical of Shakespearean comedy, the first half was chaotic, but second half was hilarious. SotS has added cushions for the seats which do...More

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Reviewed July 26, 2018

An exceptional experience with great actors. Seating leaves a lot to be desired (uncomfortable even with cushions, and some chairs much too close together for the length of a play). Absolutely the way to make an enjoyable weekend taking in more than one performance!

Thank Malcolm W
Reviewed July 25, 2018 via mobile

I hadn’t been to SotS for decades and returned to see Hamlet with my 18 year old son. It was a lovely experience from entering the grounds! A slam poet performing, flowers and a comfortable, welcoming environment. Take advantage of grabbing a cushion to sit...More

1  Thank Trina C
Reviewed August 23, 2017

What a great performance. This was my first time going and wasn't sure what to expect, but it was great. If you've always been curious about it, just go. Loved it.

Thank Jessica L
Reviewed August 6, 2017

An afternoon of spectacular delight. Filled with drama, intrigue, and a little humor. Oh what a lovely acted performance. I enjoyed every minute. You would be sad to be the one person to have missed this. My extreme thanks to all the actors whom gave...More

Thank sweetSaskatchewan
Reviewed August 4, 2017

Great music and seasoned professionals made this a fun, laugh out loud evening. I have seen many of the actors in this production many times over the years and they just seem to get better and better. There is an easy camaraderie between them as...More

Thank janc1950
Reviewed July 31, 2017 via mobile

Whether you live in Saskatoon, or you're only here for a visit, plan to include taking in a performance executed* (*Richard III) brilliantly by this theatrical company. Don't let the Elizabethan language frighten you; I guarantee you will get the plot line(s) once you're into...More

Thank MantarioGem
Reviewed July 24, 2017

We went to the preview night for the opening of Richard III. Wonderful experience just like we always have from Shakespeare on the Saskatchewan. Highly entertaining. It's like watching Trump's playbook! We like the new layout for the tavern and the tent and have given...More

Thank getgoingCanada
Reviewed July 23, 2017 via mobile

What a treat to see such a professional performance in a lovely outdoor setting! Richard 111 was amazing!

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August 5, 2018|
Response from Malcolm W | Reviewed this property |
The Park Town Hotel has a restaurant not far away.
July 20, 2016|
Response from Kathleen W | Reviewed this property |
Seating was changed last year, so it goes around the entire stage now. I think any seat is good - haven't had a chance to experience much seating since the re-arrangement. Front row -you may get you in on the action - feel... More