KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — Shakespeare on the Square starts Thursday, July 11, at Market Square in downtown Knoxville. 

The Tennessee Stage Company will perform "A Midsummer Night's Dream" and "The Comedy Of Errors" on alternating nights through mid-August.

The shows start at 7 p.m. Thursday through Sunday nights.

Shakespeare on the Square opens for the season on July 11

Bring a blanket or lawn chair to enjoy the performance. 

Admission is free but a donation basket will be passed around with a $10 suggested donation. Special VIP seating is available on the Square for $15.