Shakespeare in the Arboretum celebrates 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. More details to come but save the dates! You can also follow Flock Theatre on facebook.

Summer 2017 Performances:

The Tempest

July 13 - 16 and July 20 - 23

Richard II

August 17 - 20 and August 24 - 27

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 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