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

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 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 – 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

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

THE BARD DOES BARBER!

  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 moreTHE BARD DOES BARBER!

Bard on the Beach Announces 2016 Playbill & celebrates 2015 Season Highlights

Bard on the Beach Shakespeare Festival has announced a 2016 season that will showcase the genius and popular appeal of the great English playwright, in a year of world-wide celebrations marking the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare’s death. The 27th Bard season, sponsored by Goldcorp and running from June 3 to September 24, 2016, will bring two proven audience favourites to … Read moreBard on the Beach Announces 2016 Playbill & celebrates 2015 Season Highlights