The Rochester Community Players

Rochester Shakespeare Literary Society

The Rochester Shakespeare Literary Society (RSLS) meets on the second Sunday of each month from noon to 1:30 PM at Barrnes & Noble Booksellers (2nd floor meeting room), Pittsford Plaza, 3349 Monroe Avenue, Rochester NY 14618. Meetings are free and open to all.  NOTE: Due to Mother's Day, the meetings in May will be on the third Sunday.

RSLS is a discussion group intended to prepare our members for upcoming productions of RCP's Shakespeare Players and other Shakespeare productions in Upstate New York and Southern Ontario (for upcoming shows, see below.)

Remaining Meetings in 2014-15 are:                                                                                                                     
December 14 (Topic: Shakespeare for the next generation)
January 11 (Topic: Merry Wives of Windsor; Shakespeare for Young Audiences production)
February 8 (Topic: Romeo and Juliet at Blackfriars)
March 8 (Topic: Richard II)
April 12
May 17 (third Sunday in May, to avoid Mother’s Day on May 10)
June 14

RSLS will be discussing these upcoming productions at our 2014 meetings:


King Lear: RCP's Shakespeare Players of Rochester, November 7 to 22, 2014; MuCCC Theatre, 142 Atlantic Avenue

Hamlet: Syracuse Shakespeare Festival, February 6-22, 2015; Empire Theater at the NYS Fairgrounds

The Merry Wives of Windsor:  Shakespeare for Young Audiences: Presented by RCP's Shakespeare Players of Rochester,The Dazzle Theater, 110 Webster Avenue, February 13-21, 2015

Romeo and Juliet, presented by Blackfriars Theatre, 795 East Main Street, Rochester; February 21 to March 8

Measure for Measure: Syracuse University College of Visual and Performing Arts, March 20 - April 12, 2015, Loft Theater, 820 E. Genesee Street

Richard II , presented by RCP's Shakespeare Players of Rochester,at MuCCC Theater, 142 Atlantic Avenue April 10-25, 2015

 Shakespeare’s Bard Birthday Bash by RCP's Shakespeare Players program, at MuCCC.Theatre April 23, 2015

 Henry IV Part 1 and Henry IV, Part 2. Free Shakespeare at the Highland Park Bowl 1200 South Avenue, presented by RCP's Shakespeare Players of Rochester, June 26 - July 18, 2015

Please note: if you are aware of a Shakespeare production or event in our area, including high school and college productions,  that is not on this list, please contact us at rochestercommunityplayers (at) gmail (dot) com, or call Peter Scribner, President of RCP, at 585-261-6461)