Venue Details

146 Star Starred
Griffith Park's Old Zoo
Next to the Merry-Go-Round and the Wilson Harding Golf Course 4730 Crystal Springs Drive Los Angeles, CA 90027
323-913-4688
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Marisa
it is quite a hike to get to the park venue so take comfy shoes and nothing too heavy to carry.
Griffith Park Free Shakespeare Festival 2014 travel Dec 02 2014 star this tip starred
Marisa
The weather was cool and a bit chilly because it is at the park so take a light jacket.. I wore jeans etc...
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Reviews & Ratings

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4.5 average rating
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394 events
34 reviews
-22 stars
attended Aug 08 2010

I have supported Independent Shakespeare for several years now, and I have always been impressed with their work, particularly with their limited budget, unique performance space, and, heck, with Shakespeare, who's difficult to get right under the...continued

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30 events
13 reviews
28 stars
attended Aug 19 2010

I enjoyed the reserved seats for Gold Star!!!! The actors delivered a great performance. Take a pillow for the ground. Although it was a free event, I left a donation. At first, I took the wrong detour. When you enter into the park from Los...continued

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19 events
11 reviews
5 stars
attended Aug 22 2010

I went to Othello as well last month.

Both performances were GREAT! The actors are really, really good. Make sure to bring your own blanket (and even a seat cushion). And since the restrooms do not have soap/water, definitely bring some...continued

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Website

http://www.iscla.org/

Quotes & Highlights

The service fee does not go to the Independent Shakespeare Co.  If you enjoy this production and would like to help support this free program, please make a donation at the event or via their website.

Description

After six seasons in Barnsdall Park, Independent Shakespeare Co. (ISC) is moving its summer festival of free performances to Griffith Park.

In 2009, despite diminished funding, the festival played to its largest audience ever: nearly 12,000. Audience members were routinely turned away due lack of space.

The new site in Griffith Park (at the Old Zoo) can hold twice as many people; is a beautiful and quiet spot; and is readily accessible to plentiful, free parking.

There is no seating at the site. Please bring a blanket to sit on. It is also very cool when the sun goes down. Dress warmly!