Bard on the Beach Shakespeare Festival Closes An Outstanding Season & Looks Ahead to 2020

Bard on the Beach Shakespeare Festival’s 30th Anniversary Season has ended on a note of celebration, with a total attendance of 103,000 – the third season in a row to draw over 100,000 patrons – and a lineup of four plays and special events that generated both critical praise and near-sold out houses throughout the Festival.

Operas & Arias: Verdi and More! August 26 and September 2 at Bard on the Beach with special guest

The rising stars of the UBC Opera Ensemble and members of the Vancouver Opera Orchestra bring Opera & Arias: Verdi and More! to Vanier Park on two Mondays in late August and early September.

Celebration of Lights – one of the best viewing places is in Vanier Park at Bard on the Beach

To purchase tickets for Bard-B-Q & Fireworks, please call our Box Office at 604-739-0559 or choose July 27 when booking Shakespeare in Love; July 31 or August 3 when booking The Taming of the Shrew; or July 27, July 31 or August 3 when booking All’s Well That Ends Well on our website.

Bard on the Beach – Enjoy and Learn at All’s Well That Ends Well – a review

All’s Well That Ends Well provides excellent performances from its female actors. Patel and Parmar are amazing in their roles, bringing joy, sorrow, wistfulness and determinati/Users/valerievdg/Desktop/bard alls well.jpgon to their parts.

From Fireworks to Family Days at Bard on the Beach – July 6 – September 7

From Fireworks nights to Family Days, there’s a host of unmissable events to enjoy at the Bard’s spectacularly beautiful Vanier Park site.

Bard on the Beach celebrates 30 years with the fast-paced and festive Shakespeare in Love.

Now, I am one who loves to study Shakespeare.  But in truth, very little is known about the artistic life of the Bard and the evolution of his literary genius.  Shakespeare in Love (originally a movie by Marc Norman and Tom Stoppard) captured the imagination of audiences everywhere in 1998.

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