Shakespeare on the Bluff


LMU’s Shakespeare on the Bluff

Loyola Marymount University's  College of Communication and Fine Arts and Theatre Arts Department is delighted to present free Shakespeare under the stars this summer with performances of Much Ado about Nothing in June and Troilus & Cressida in July!  

All performances are 90 minutes long, family-friendly, as well as free and open to the public. All performances are staged at LMU's new outdoor performance venue, the Drollinger Family Stage, on our gorgeous campus in Los Angeles. Picnics are welcome, doors open at 6pm. 

Registration is optional but kindly requested. Registration link coming soon. 


A group of people conversing before a Shakespeare on the Bluff performance.
Much Ado About Nothing

June 20, 21, and 22, 2024

LMU's Drollinger Family Stage (campus map)

Shakespeare’s beloved comedy involves misunderstandings, needlessly complex schemes, and things overheard. Free and open. Registration is requested but not required.
A group of people conversing before a Shakespeare on the Bluff performance.
Troilus & Cressida

July 18, 19, and 20 2024

LMU's Drollinger Family Stage (campus map)

Troilus and Cressida is Shakespeare’s story of love and relationships during the Trojan War. Free and open. Registration requested but not required.



Support Shakespeare on the Bluff!

Designate your gift to CFA's Shakespeare on the Bluff. Your generous support will allow us to continue to keep this new tradition free and open to all. 

Visiting LMU

LMU's address is 1 LMU Drive, Los Angeles, CA, 90045. The closest parking structure to Lawton Plaza and the Drollinger Stage is the Drollinger parking lot on LMU Drive. Once you enter LMU's main gate off Lincoln, continue up LMU Drive. At the third stop sign, you can turn into the Drollinger Parking Structure. The stage is located just across LMU Drive from the structure entrance.

Parking is free at LMU after 8 pm on weekdays, as well as all day on weekends and on university holidays.