Outdoor Summer Shows (2023) ☀️

The parks are alive with the sound of theatre this summer. Check out the lineup by location and company below. Prefer to view them by date? See the Outdoor Performance Calendar.

This page will be updated throughout the summer as additional shows are announced. 



Bainbridge Performing Arts (Bainbridge Island)

The Tempest @ Bloedel Reserve (6/22-7/9)


Burien Actors Theatre (Burien)

Good Morning, Bill (7/21-8/20) (various parks in South King County)


Dacha Theatre

Sometimes the Rain, Sometimes the Sea @ Seattle Outdoor Theater Festival – Volunteer Park (7/8); and parks in Seattle (lawn outside Hughes Penthouse Theatre, UW main campus) (7/21-8/6), Yakima (7/30), and Port Townsend (Chetzemoka Park) (8/11-13)


GreenStage (summer seasonal)

Seattle Outdoor Theater Festival @ Volunteer Park (7/8-9)

Romeo and Juliet @ various parks (7/8-8/12)

Henry VI, Part I @ various parks (7/8-8/12)

Backyard Bard: Comedy of Errors @ various parks (7/8-8/12)

Backyard Bard: Cymbeline @ various parks (7/8-8/12)


Island Shakespeare Festival (Langley – Whidbey Island)

A Bold Stroke for a Husband (7/21-9/10)

Romeo and Juliet (7/21-9/10)


Key City Public Theatre (Port Townsend)

Sometimes the Rain, Sometimes the Sea (with Dacha Theatre) (8/11-13)


Kitsap Forest Theatre (Bremerton)

The Sound of Music (5/28-6/18)

Seussical, the Musical (7/29-8/20)


Pacific Northwest Ballet (Seattle Center)

PNB Dance Film Festival screening @ Seattle Center Mural Ampitheatre (8/5) (info here)


Saltfire Theatre

Shakespeare in the Orchard: Taming of the Shrew @ Fort Worden State Park (Port Townsend) (8/3-6, 8/17-20) and Finnriver Cidery (Chimacum) (8/10-13)


Seattle Outdoor Theater Festival

July 8-9 @ Volunteer Park (Seattle – Capitol Hill)


Seattle Shakespeare – Wooden O

The Tempest @ various parks (7/6-8/6)


Tacoma Urban Performing Arts Center (T.U.P.A.C.) (Tacoma)

On My Block: Hilltop Dance Festival (7/15-8/27)

Individual shows and locations not announced yet