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’s 29th season brings five popular special events to Vanier Park

Bard on the Beach Shakespeare Festival continues its 29th season with a series of five special events this summer. The events, scheduled throughout July and August and designed for a range of ages and tastes, are presented at Bard’s spectacularly beautiful Vanier Park site.   1.    Bard-B-Q & Fireworks July 28, August 1 & 4 … Read moreBard on the Beach’s 29th season brings five popular special events to Vanier Park

Bard on the Beach – Macbeth – a review

Bard on the Beach Macbeth   As patrons arrive at Bard on the Beach, they are invited to “In a Nutshell”, where they hear a short synopsis and learn some interesting facts about the play they are about to see. The audience awaiting the production of Macbeth learns that the play is famous not only … Read moreBard on the Beach – Macbeth – a review

As You like It – The Best Production Ever!

What a great production! Did you ever think you would be clapping and singing along during a Shakespeare play, and leave humming a tune? If you want that pleasure, then, you must attend the 2018 Bard on the Beach production of As You Like It. This is the most enjoyable and unique presentation! Shakespeare’s plays … Read moreAs You like It – The Best Production Ever!

Timon of Athens opens the Howard Family Stage at Bard on the Beach

Bard on the Beach Shakespeare Festival continues its 29th Season in Vanier Park with the opening of Timon of Athens on the Howard Family Stage. A provocative study of loyalty, greed and modern values, Timon of Athens is directed by Meg Roe. Roe last directed at Bard in 2014, helming an exhilarating production of The … Read moreTimon of Athens opens the Howard Family Stage at Bard on the Beach

Aristophanes’ Outrageous Comedy Lysistrata joins the Bard on the Beach 29th season

From 411 BC to Vancouver, BC: Aristophanes’ Outrageous Comedy Gets A Modern-Day Reboot at Bard on the Beach   Bard on the Beach Shakespeare Festival continues its 29th season with a modern-day riff on Lysistrata, the outrageous 2,400-year-old comedy about the power of citizen action, written by the Greek playwright Aristophanes.   First staged in 411 … Read moreAristophanes’ Outrageous Comedy Lysistrata joins the Bard on the Beach 29th season