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.

The Winter’s Tale, A Teen Shakespeare Play

King Leontes and King Polixenes are childhood friends but a tragic misunderstanding drives them a part and thrusts those they love into an incredible adventure. A story of joy, forgiveness, and the timeless power of love – The Winter’s Tale is staged on magical, starry nights outdoors in Ron Basford Park on Granville Island.

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.

Carousel Theatre for Young People, Teen Shakespeare The Winter’s Tale – July 26 to August 10

King Leontes and King Polixenes are childhood friends but a tragic misunderstanding drives them a part and thrusts those they love into an incredible adventure. A story of joy, forgiveness, and the timeless power of love.

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.

Bard on the Beach Returns for Its 30th Season with the Devilishly Delightful Taming of the Shrew!

As part of their vision for the Bard’s 30th anniversary season, artistic director Christopher Gaze and Executive Director Clare Sakaki are “looking both to the past and to the future” in their programming this year.  As a result, the BOTB is revisiting (and evolving) its immensely popular spaghetti western: Shrew (2007).  

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).