Festival 56’s Grace Performing Arts Center located in Princeton, Illinois is the home of professional summer theater featuring a cast and crew of professional theatre artists assembled from across the country and housed by community members during the summer season. Our productions include musicals, comedies, and dramas as well as free Shakespeare in the Park. We offer a summer drama camp for students ages 8-14 with participants performing in one of the major productions. Additional special events and productions are offered throughout the year including musical groups, comedy acts, magicians, cabarets, and holiday programs. Festival 56 is a non-profit organization and gratefully accepts support and donations year-round.
Festival 56’s Grace Performing Arts Center is located at 316 South Main Street in Princeton and is completely accessible with ample parking nearby. Beer, wine, and soft drinks are available for sale at the lobby bar. During the summer season, free Shakespeare in the Park takes the stage at Soldiers and Sailors Park. To purchase tickets, visit our online box-office at www.festival56.com, or email [email protected]
For further information, please call the box office at 815-879-5656.