Shakespeare in the Arboretum celebrates over 25 years of delighting summer audiences!

Since 1994, the New London-based Flock Theatre has presented "Shakespeare in the Arboretum" during July and August. People, picnics and blankets cover the amphitheater's grassy slopes and the Arboretum pond makes a perfect backdrop for enjoying these marvelous productions.

This summer, Flock Theatre will present two productions in the Arboretum. You can also follow Flock Theatre on facebook.

Summer 2019 Performances:

All shows start at 7 p.m. - tickets at gates.


July 26 -28, August 1-4

Comedy of Errors

August 15-18, 22-25

Flock Theater performers


Derron Wood '86, principal director of Flock Theatre, has directed "Macbeth," "Much Ado About Nothing," "The Tempest," "Oedipus Rex," "Romeo & Juliet" and "Agamemnon," among others.

For more information call: 860-443-3119 or visit:

Past performances include: 

Summer 2018: Henry IV (part 1) and Merry Wives of Windsor

Summer 2017: The Tempest and Richard II

Summer 2016: Edward III and The Taming of the Shrew

Summer 2015: Twelfth Night and Titus Andronicus

Summer 2014: Cymbeline 

Summer 2013: As You Like It and Oedipus Rex

Summer 2012: A Midsummer Night's Dream

Summer 2011: King Lear and A Comedy of Errors

Summer 2010: Much Ado About Nothing and The Tempest