Outdoor Summer Shows

Details of the usual burst of summer outdoor shows are still sketchy for 2023, but here’s what we know so far.

This page will be updated as details are firmed up and announced. Shows with locations or dates TBA are not yet on this ever-growing map.  



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, at parks in Seattle (7/14-31), Yakima (8/4-6), and Port Townsend (8/11-13)

Locations TBA  


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)

Locations and dates TBA 


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 (8/4)


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)

Individual shows and participating companies not announced yet


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