Macbeth (The Scottish Play)


November 18, 2022

 7pm – 8:30pm

A Midsummer Night’s Dream


November 19, 2022

 7pm – 8:30pm

Macbeth (The Scottish Play)


Friday, November 18, 2022

Revered as one of Shakespeare’s greatest tragedies, Macbeth is a haunting tale of political ambition, superstition, madness, and murder. A true psychological thriller awaits those who attend this popular play. “By the pricking of my thumbs, something wicked this way comes.”

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A Midsummer Night’s Dream

A Midsummer Night's Dream

Saturday, November 19, 2022

Shakespeare’s most popular comedy, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, has been loved for generations for its timeless story of love (triangles) and chaotic hilarity. Follow four lovers through a Midsummer’s night of mischief, fantasy, magic, and dreams. And remember: “The course of true love never did run smooth”.

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Our Sponsors

Shakespeare Festival Sponsors 2022

The King Foundation and Buzz & Betsy Hurt

Odessa Arts is proud to announce that through a very generous grant from the Carl B. And Florence E. King Foundation, ALL students will be able to attend one of the Shakespeare Festival performances FREE of charge! 3000 tickets will be available as long as they last. “The Board of Directors of the Carl B. & Florence E. King Foundation is committed to the highest standards of philanthropy and to honoring the founders’ original intent, while adapting to today’s needs. The King Foundation awards two different types of grants each year to organizations from Arkansas, North Texas, and West Texas: Community Grants and Initiative Grants.” Odessa Arts is honored to be the recipient of one of those grants. If you are a school in a district or home, your students are invited to attend one of our daily shows. Please contact the Odessa Arts office for more details and to reserve seats for your students. Thank you King Foundation!!

The Shakespeare Festival is funded in part by another very generous donation from Buzz and Betsy Hurt in honor of Buzz’s mother – Mary Ratliff Hurt and his grandmother – Sallie Ratliff. They were each long-time supporters of the Globe Theatre from the beginning. This gift will be used to assist with the productions of Shakespeare performed the third week in November. Odessa Arts is so honored to receive this gracious gift in memory of those most precious to the Hurts.


Where do all of these events take place?

All events are at Odessa’s Globe Theater at 2308 Shakespeare Rd. on the Odessa College Campus. Get directions →

How much do tickets cost?

General Admission: $10 per performance
Student/Educator Tickets: $5 per performance

Where can I purchase tickets?

Tickets can be purchased online or at the door for each performance. Buy Macbeth tickets now → Buy A Midsummer Night’s Dream tickets now →

Who’s performing these plays?

All plays are performed by the Texas Shakespeare Festival Roadshow Troupe. Visit →

How can I get updates about current and future events?

Stay connected via Odessa Arts’ Facebook.

Who can I contact if I need more information?