The Merchant of Venice will be performed in Arundel Castle’s gardens in West Sussex on August 17 and 18.
The Shakespeare performances by five-person theatre group Illyria are part of the 40th anniversary Arundel Festival.
Arundel Castle manager, Stephen Manion, said: “There is always a wonderful atmosphere at the Shakespeare performances and this year has cause for even greater excitement.
“ I am delighted that the play will be performed by such a revered theatre company as Illyria, which will be the ideal way to commence Arundel Festival’s 40th year.
“We are looking forward to welcoming visitors to enjoy a classic Shakespeare play in an enchanting setting, performed by true professionals.”
Prices lead in at £20 for adults and £15 for children with performances starting at 7.30pm.