Orange County Theatre Reviews

Written by Patrick Chavis

Information taken directly from the website.

New Swan Shakespeare Festival is a professional Shakespeare festival located on the campus of UC Irvine in Orange County. We typically produce two Shakespearean works in rotating repertory under the stars. New Swan features students and professionals working side by side to produce scintillating Shakespearean productions in a 130 seat, 15 ton, portable, mini-Elizabethan space.

Pericles Prince of Tyre

July 8, 14, 16, 22, 24, 29,

August 5, 7, 12, 18, 21, 25, 27, 31
September 2

8 pm

Destiny leads Prince Pericles on a fantastical tour of the vast and varied world. Through shipwrecks, tournaments, assassins, and pirates, a lost prince finds his family and himself. Join us and celebrate the resiliency of the human spirit!


The Comedy of Errrorrs

July 9, 10, 15, 17, 21, 23, 28, 30, 31
August 4, 6, 11, 13, 14, 19, 20, 26, 28,
September 1, 3

8 pm

New Swan lands Shakespeare’s wittiest comedy on a 70’s boardwalk. Will the double set of funk-loving twins unravel the mysteries of mistaken identities, madness, and witchcraft?
Boogie on down and find out!



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