PFI Historic Park

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Chesapeake Shakespeare Company-In-The-Ruins
PFI Historic Park

Join us for Shakespeare under the stars in our summer home in Ellicott City. In the summer, Chesapeake Shakespeare Company performs outdoors at the PFI Historic Park in Howard County, Md. The park, home to the ruins of a 19th-century girls’ school, is located on a picturesque hillside above Ellicott City’s historic Main Street. Bring a picnic, a bottle of wine, and your whole family. Use our chairs or your blanket. Feel free to wander in the ruins and on the well-landscaped grounds

All tickets are for general admission seating except for reserved tables or preferred seating for ‘Friends of CSC.’ The ticket tent and the gates will open 90 minutes before the performance for picnics, family-friendly activities. The ticket tent is open only on performance dates; all advance ticketing is handled online or through our Box Office in Baltimore. Call 410-244-8570 or email boxoffice@chesapeakeshakespeare.com.

Get Directions

From Columbia and the South: 
Take Route 29 North to Route 40 East. Turn right at Rogers Avenue. After 1 mile, where Rogers Avenue splits off on the right, bear left and continue straight on the main road, which becomes Courthouse Drive. This road ends at the large Courthouse parking lot.

From Baltimore and the North: 
Take Route 70 West to Route 29 South (exit on the left). Then take Route 40 East and turn right onto Rogers Avenue. Proceed as above. After 1 mile, where Rogers Avenue splits off on the right, bear left and continue straight on the main road, which becomes Courthouse Drive. This road ends at the large Courthouse parking lot.

From the West: 
Take Route 70 East to Route 29 South. Take Route 40 East and turn right onto Rogers Avenue. After 1 mile, where Rogers Avenue splits off on the right, bear left and continue straight on the main road, which becomes Courthouse Drive. This road ends at the large Courthouse parking lot.

Parking

Free parking is available in the Courthouse parking lot.

Follow the signs for Chesapeake Shakespeare Company, and walk up the hill about 1/5 mile to the ticket gate. For everyone’s safety, please walk on the sidewalk or on shoulders designated by reflective cones. Please note: The PFI entrance is NOT across from Church Street where the large sign is – please continue up the hill. To reach the ticket tent, continue up the hill to the PFI private driveway and ticket gate.

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