Special Main Stage Presentation
RICHARD III – A new Musical Comedy by William Shakespeare
The Willingtown players are sent a script by way of the mischievous Earl of Oxford and instructed to prepare a festive command performance for the Queen. How would simple country folk know that The Bard’s latest work was not meant to be this funny? On the Main Royal Garden Stage.
The World Tournament of Champions Joust Troupe
Armed with lances, swords and shields, The World Tournament of Champions Joust Troupe presents jousting, sword fighting, and games of skill for Her Majesty’s pleasure. The World Tournament of Champions features an experienced and professional team of Knights that collectively have been entertaining the masses for decades. Crossing lances is only the beginning of the fun and excitement this group delivers.
Manly Men in Tights
Last chance to see this long running classic. The final season of Manly Men in Tights. Laughter, Steel and Sex Appeal! One of the most successful shows in Renaissance Faire History. Creator Michael Cawelti brings back this merry spectacle to the Northern California Renaissance Faire. You won’t want to miss this silly, swashbuckling, testosterone-fueled romp, where the audience gets into the act, and the laughs are non-stop!
Wet dirty women and good clean fun is what this show is all about. These hilarious and lively wenches are here to teach the unsuspecting a thing or two about cleaning up their acts and how to dish dirt with the best of them.
The Queen’s Royal Reception
The village dignitaries have been planning for Her Majesty’s arrival to celebrate the Golden Jubilee of Market Faires in England. The Earl of Oxford naturally has other plans up his sleeves to push the Queen towards marriage. Will he earn another striking blow from her majesty or get away with more courtly mischief? Find out at 1:00 daily on the Royal Garden Stage.
With a wit drier than the Sahara, Broon will leave you smirking and giggling throughout the day. It’s been concluded for some time that Broon doesn’t eat fire to impress the crowds, he just likes the taste of the kerosene. A regular headliner on the national faire circuit, Broon is a crowd favorite. Recommended attire: straight jackets.
The Willingtown Village Pageant
Merry Wives of Windsor
Windsor’s distinctive tight-harmony sound is surpassed only by their comic charm and lively, engaging performance style. Join these singing serving wenches of Windsor’s Tavern as they sing about their favorite subjects, beer and men!At the Dockside Alley, 21 and over stage.
The Sea Dogs
What do you do with a drunken sailor? These legendary masters of maritime music answer that age old question in song. Fill your tankard and come and sing along. Some deem them pirates and some call them sailors, we just call them fun.
The Willy Nilly Show – Romeo & Juliet
The Mermaid Tavern
As their name suggests, full of magic and secrets, these musicians and dancers will surely entrance you with a powerful set of passionate expression. Come relax at Jazla’s Coffeehouse and enjoy magical music and beautiful dancers in a relaxed atmosphere.
Pye Powder Court
The longest running show on the Renaisssance Faire circuit. The Mongers Guild brings the bawdiest and most outrageous court of all time to the stage once a day. Peasants, Puritans and sinners alike come together and demand JUSTICE!
Performing on the Salty Siren Stage in the Dockside Alley 21+ Area.
Join your favorite Poets and Minstrels: Kit Marlowe, Ben Jonson, Thomas Kyd and more as they share lyrical tales of romance, adventure and gold! These colorful poets and players present a surprised filled romp of bawdy music and wit-filled comedy that is guaranteed to have you laughing, clapping, and singing along before they reach that ultimate conclusion: a Happy Ending…
Clever Kate’s Curious Tales
Bring your family to a place of fairytales & fantasy where your little ones will be part of the story. Tales of knights, magic & love will enrapture all ages. Cheer the hero, boo the villain, gasp at the suspense & laugh your heart out as you are swept away into a land of make-believe by The Storytelling Adventures of Mad Jack & Kate.
A Fairy’s Tale
Come set a spell at the Storybook Stage with Willingtown’s Fairy Godmother as she weaves stories to delight and ignite the imagination. Children of all ages are invited to come hear of dragons and knights, fairies and princesses and more.
No Parchment Needed Improv Troupe
This troupe of traveling actors have arrived all set to perform, but they have forgotten one important ingredient – their scripts! They’ll come to the audience for suggestions to help drive their short form improv into hilarity. All content is based on audience suggestions, so no two shows will ever be the same!
What do you get when three Irish outlaws and a Spanish gigolo walk into a bar? Barley Bane! Singing their songs of ales both dark and light while telling their tales of black and blue these notorious ne’er do wells are some of England’s Most Wanted! On the Salty Siren Stage (21 and over stage)
The Royal Equine Guild proudly presents their fine collection of horses. During their daily shows they will be featuring the Gypsy Horse and the American Gypsy Horse Breed Association.
Come set a spell with the residents of Willingtown as they ring out the day in song. The Sea Dogs, The Naughty Minstrels and friends share laughter, ale and songs of revelry.