The Texas Shakespeare Festival will open its 26th season Thursday, June 28, in Van Cliburn Auditorium on the Kilgore campus.

This year’s plays include:

  • “The Merry Wives of Windsor” by William Shakespeare
  • “Measure for Measure” by William Shakespeare
  • “David Ives adaptation of “The Liar” by Pierre Corneille
  • The musical “Blood Brothers” by Willy Russell
  • “The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged)” by Adam Long, Daniel Singer and Jes Winfield
  • “Quest for the Lost Chalice” by Jason Richards

The 2012 TSF season will run through July 29.

For more information, visit or call the box office at 903-983-8601.