Shakespeare at the Castle

2019 Shakespeare at the Castle

Friday, August 2 & Saturday, August 3, 2019

7:00 p.m.  •  Fonthill Castle (525 East Court Street, Doylestown, PA)

The Mercer Museum & Fonthill Castle and the Actors’ NET of Bucks County present two special performances of William Shakespeare’s “The Winter’s Tale,” a play that morphs from tragedy to Romantic Comedy, in the spectacular outdoor setting of the castle.

The August 2nd Performance of Shakespeare at the Castle is SOLD OUT

The August 3rd Performance of Shakespeare at the Castle is SOLD OUT


There are 44 rooms in Fonthill including 10 bathrooms, 5 bedrooms and 18 fireplaces. Completed in 1910 Fonthill boasted modern conveniences- 2 dumbwaiters, an Otis elevator, an intercom buzzer system and phones to communicate within the house.

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