Opera & Arias: The Barber of Seville Under the Tents in Vanier Park on August 28 and September 4 Bard on the Beach Shakespeare Festival presents its annual Opera & Arias concerts, bringing Rossini’s beguiling music to life with a costumed concert staging of excerpts from his ever-popular opera, The Barber of Seville. … Read more THE BARD DOES BARBER!
Bard on the Beach Shakespeare Festival continues its 28th season with a provocative interpretation of The Merchant of Venice. Playing on the Howard Family Stage from June 22 to September 16, the production shines a spotlight on themes that are particularly relevant in 2017, including religious prejudice and discrimination and the use and abuse … Read more POWER AND PREJUDICE: THE MERCHANT OF VENICE JOINS THE 28TH SEASON OF BARD ON THE BEACH
Canada turns 150 next year and the Vancouver International Wine Festival has invited the wine world to the party. And the wine world has responded: the festival will feature more than 100 international wineries and about 75 Canadian wineries at Canada’s premier wine show. The Canadian lineup includes wineries from British Columbia, Ontario and, … Read more THE WINE WORLD CELEBRATES CANADA’S 150TH AT 2017 VANCOUVER INTERNATIONAL WINE FESTIVAL
I was very excited to see my very first performance of Othello at Bard on the Beach this week. After all, Shakespeare’s classic story of the moody, manipulated Moor has all the ingredients we’ve come to expect – love, passion, revenge, murder, even witty repartee. But I didn’t expect to be blown away. And I … Read more Othello – Mesmerizing Performances from a Stellar Cast
Bard on the Beach Shakespeare Festival continues its 27th season with the opening of Pericles on the Howard Family Stage in the Douglas Campbell Theatre Tent. Directed by Lois Anderson, this fast-paced, thrilling tale set in an ancient mythical world follows a prince’s arduous quest to find love and the meaning of life. Pericles … Read more PERICLES JOINS THE 27TH SEASON OF BARD ON THE BEACH
Bard on the Beach Shakespeare Festival continues its 27th season with The Merry Wives of Windsor. Back after its award-winning 2012 run at Bard, this is a big, bold, rollicking romp full of high-spirited fun. Directed again by Johnna Wright, the ‘60s music-filled production is set in Windsor, Ontario and runs from June 17 … Read more THE MERRY WIVES OF WINDSOR JOINS THE 27TH SEASON OF BARD ON THE BEACH
Bard on the Beach Shakespeare Festival begins its 27th season with Romeo and Juliet. Shakespeare’s sweeping story of two star-crossed lovers inspires audiences even as it breaks their hearts. Directed by award-winning director Kim Collier (Hamlet, 2013), this timeless romantic tragedy runs from June 3 to September 23 on the BMO Mainstage. of Windof … Read more ROMEO AND JULIET LAUNCHES THE 27TH SEASON OF BARD ON THE BEACH