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? Check out one of our pre- or post-show talks, lawn parties, or events to enrich your HVSF experience this summer.


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. Standalone Lawn Party tickets may also be purchased for those who do not wish to see the evening's show.

  • Opening Night Lawn Party | $20
    Friday, June 16, 6:00p

  • Closing Night Lawn Party | $20
    Monday, September 4, 6:00p

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. 


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.