In choosing to support HVSF, you are helping to ensure the vitality of live theater in our community, training for the next generation of professional actors, and the experience of bringing Shakespeare’s text to life for more than 60,000 students and educators each year. Thank you! As a 501c3 not for profit organization and a public trust, our theater belongs to you.

Ways to Give

Join a Membership Program

Find greater connection within our vibrant theater community while making a generous investment in HVSF’s future! By joining our Saints & Poets Society or Festival Circles Program, you’ll gain access to artistic insights and special events, and have the opportunity to purchase season tickets ahead of the crowd.

Make a One-Time Donation

We welcome gifts of any amount! Make a tax-deductible donation online, during your ticket purchase, or by mail to:

Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival
143 Main Street
Cold Spring, NY 10516

Matching Gifts

A matching gift form from your employer means greater benefits for you. You will be recognized at the donor level of the combined gift amount. Contact Director of Development Catherine Taylor-Williams to learn more.

Stock Gifts

The IRS provides one of its most significant tax breaks for donations of appreciated securities. Contact Director of Development Catherine Taylor-Williams to learn more.

Legacy Giving

We welcome all individuals and couples who have generously included HVSF in their estate plans and/or as beneficiary of a charitable trust, retirement plan, or life insurance policy. Contact Director of Development Catherine Taylor-Williams to learn more.


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