Talks & Events

Get closer to the action!

Curious about the life of a performer? Want to flex your literary muscles with the industry's leading scholars? Just looking for a heck of a good time on the Great Lawn? You've come to the right place. Check out one of our pre- or post-show talks, lawn parties, or events to enrich your HVSF experience this summer.


Friday Night Prologues

FREE | Grab a picnic and a glass of wine, stake out your spot on the Great Lawn, and start your weekend off with a thrilling, behind-the-scenes exploration with HVSF artists and industry experts. These free talks take place every week during the summer season and are open to the public – no performance ticket required! In case of inclement weather, Friday Night Prologues are held under the Theater Tent.

A full list of Friday Night Prologues will be announced soon.

Post-Show Talkbacks

FREE with Performance | These lively, informal after-show discussions with HVSF artists offer engaging, new perspectives on what you've just seen under the Theater Tent! Bring your burning questions on select dates throughout the summer season. 

A full list of Post-Show Talkbacks will be announced soon.

Summer Lawn Parties

Great fun on the Great Lawn! Dine, drink, and dance to help us ring and – and bid farewell to – our 2017 Season. These open-air pre-show affairs are not to be missed! Lawn Parties are automatically included in the price of June 16 and September 4 performances, and additional Lawn Party tickets may also be purchased.

OPENING NIGHT LAWN PARTY | $20
Friday, June 16, 6:00PM

CLOSING NIGHT LAWN PARTY | $20
Monday, September 4, 6:00PM