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.

Flock Theatre usually presents two productions in the Arboretum. You can also follow Flock Theatre on Facebook.  

All shows start at 7 p.m. - tickets at the gates.
Due to the pandemic, Summer 2020 - 2022 performances in the Arboretum were canceled. We plan on welcoming Flock Theatre back next summer.


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 2019: Oedipus and Comedy of Errors

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