Illinois Shakespeare Festival
Since its inception in 1978, the Illinois Shakespeare Festival has become a treasured summertime cultural tradition in the Bloomington-Normal community.
This tradition will now extend into the next century through the generous support of community leaders, companies, and Shakespeare patrons. The longtime dream of a permanent theatre amidst the enchanting surroundings of Ewing Manor became a reality in June 2000.
The new theatre is architecturally compatible with Ewing Manor. Its limestone fa