Refreshing Revamp of a Wild West inspired The Taming of the Shrew kicks off the 30th season of Bard on the Beach

Featuring Jennifer Lines as Kate and Andrew McNee as Petruchio, this season’s production is inspired by the Bard’s beloved 2007 Wild West production of the play, directed by Miles Potter. The 2019 production is directed by Lois Anderson (Lysistrata, 2018; Pericles, 2016).

Shakespeare in Love Takes to the Stage in the 30th Season of Bard on the Beach

Romance & Laughter Take Centre Stage as Shakespeare in Love Joins the 30th Season of Bard on the Beach Bard on the Beach continues its 30th season with a stylish stage adaptation of the lively Oscar-winning romantic comedy, Shakespeare in Love. The play tells the story of Will Shakespeare, who is suffering from temporary writer’s … Read moreShakespeare in Love Takes to the Stage in the 30th Season of Bard on the Beach

Tickets on sale April 3 for Bard on the Beach Shakespeare Festival’s 30th Anniversary Season

Bard on the Beach celebrates its 30th season with a lineup that includes a salute to an all-time favourite Bard production, the stage adaptation of an Oscar-winning romantic comedy, a cross-cultural story set in India, and a powerful, rarely-staged political drama. Tickets for all Bard on the Beach plays and special events go on public sale April 3, 2019

Bard on the Beach Shakespeare Festival Wraps An Outstanding Season & Looks Ahead To 2019

The 2018 Bard on the Beach Shakespeare Festival has ended on a record-breaking high note, with a total season attendance of over 108,000 – up 8% from the previous year – and a lineup of successful plays and special events that repeatedly sold out houses throughout the Festival.     The 29th Bard season ran … Read moreBard on the Beach Shakespeare Festival Wraps An Outstanding Season & Looks Ahead To 2019

Bard on the Beach Shakespeare Festival Announces Its 2019 Lineup: Celebrating The 30th Season

The 29th season of Bard on the Beach continues until September 28, but Artistic Director Christopher Gaze announced the lineup today for the Festival’s 30th Anniversary Season, running from June 5 to September 21, 2019. The 2019 plays include the return of a record-setting Bard hit, an internationally-popular romantic comedy, a cross-cultural romance and a … Read moreBard on the Beach Shakespeare Festival Announces Its 2019 Lineup: Celebrating The 30th Season

Bard on the Beach presents Bold and Beautiful

The bold and beautiful setting for Bard on the Beach, the traditional Shakespeare productions at Vanier Park, becomes the location for the UBC Opera Ensemble and members of the Vancouver Opera Orchestra to present Opera and Arias: Bold and Beautiful. On a lovely summer evening with the ocean and setting sun visible through the window … Read moreBard on the Beach presents Bold and Beautiful

Bard on the Beach welcomes Operas & Arias to Vanier Park on August 27 and September 3

Bard on the Beach Shakespeare Festival presents its annual Opera & Arias concerts, bringing the most gorgeous melodies to life — from La Traviata, La Bohème, Die Fledermaus and more. Enjoy the 29th season of Bard on the Beach by attending a live performance of these best-loved opera selections which are sure to seduce, delight and inspire.   The … Read moreBard on the Beach welcomes Operas & Arias to Vanier Park on August 27 and September 3

Bard on the Beach Extends Its Record-Breaking 29th Season With Added Shows

  Bard on the Beach announced that as a result of record-breaking demand for its ‘60s-inspired romantic comedy As You Like It, the Festival’s 29th season will be extended by a week to allow for added performances. The closing night for the Beatles-song-filled musical will now be on Friday, September 28, with four added performances … Read moreBard on the Beach Extends Its Record-Breaking 29th Season With Added Shows

Bard on the Beach – Lysistrata

It is present day and a development company is threatening to create a massive shipping yard, demolishing Vanier Park; threatening the longstanding home of Bard on the Beach.  A group of Bard actors decides last minute to hijack their all-female performance of Hamlet and instead, stage a hilarious but poignant adaptation of Aristophanes play, Lysistrata. … Read moreBard on the Beach – Lysistrata

Bard on the Beach Timon of Athens – review by Anita Neufeld

Timon of Athens is one of the lesser known and later (thought to be written in 1608) of Shakespeare’s plays, it reflects on the fragile nature of high society and our human connection to it.  What happens when you are dealt a bitter blow and all you believe to be true falls away? Well, insanity … Read moreBard on the Beach Timon of Athens – review by Anita Neufeld