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Summer 2021 in Stratford-upon-Avon is where theatre begins

In-person and online events

Join us for open-air performances in the brand new Lydia & Manfred Gorvy Garden Theatre, or experience rehearsals and events online at home.

We can't wait to welcome you back.


Henry VI Part One Open Rehearsal Project

Henry VI Part One: Open Rehearsal Project

Directed by Gregory Doran and Owen Horsley

For the first time, we welcome you inside our full rehearsal process with a series of live online streamed sessions that culminate in a final live rehearsal room run-through of the entire play. Join daily warm-ups, rehearsals as they happen and post-rehearsal conversations with the company, then see the completed project live from Stratford-upon-Avon.

1 - 25 June 2021

Access All Areas: £20 per household

Backstage Pass: FREE 

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The Comedy of Errors

Directed by Phillip Breen

Opening the brand new Lydia & Manfred Gorvy Garden Theatre is Shakespeare's fairytale farce of everyday miracles at a time in which its themes of reunion and reconciliation take on an even deeper resonance.

13 July - 26 September 2021

Premium tickets: £45 (Previews £35)

Standard tickets: £35 (Previews £25)

A limited number of back row tickets are available at £20

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Next Generation Act: All Mirth And No Matter

Directed by Sameena Hussain

Join our Next Generation Act young company as they celebrate the wedding of the year with their response to Much Ado About Nothing, performed on the Garden Theatre stage.

23 July 2021

Tickets £5 (free for under 16s)

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Online Summer School

Our much loved annual Summer School will run online this year, with a week long programme of academic talks, sessions with directors and actors, theatre makers and social thinkers.

23 - 27 August

Tickets £180 for the week

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Priority Booking Dates

Join the RSC from £20 to access Priority Booking. You can join online or call the Box Office on 01789 331111 (Monday - Friday, 12noon - 6pm).

Priority Booking opens on:

  • Monday 10 May - Major Supporters, Production Circle, Artists Circle and Gold Patrons
  • Tuesday 11 May - Silver Patrons
  • Thursday 13 May - Bronze Patrons
  • Monday 17 May - Members
  • Wednesday 19 May - Subscribers 
  • Monday 24 May - Public

Priority Booking will be available online from 10am, or you can phone your Ticket Hotline from 12noon to 6pm, Monday to Saturday.