Bard Blog Posts tagged Measure For Measure
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As many of you know, the Bard family is large and comprised of many people - one such member is Terence Strachan (pen name T.G. Barker), a night watchman at Bard and a very talented cartoonist.
Terence has been wokring at Bard since 2002 and since 2004, he has been creating a comic series entitled 'Guard on the Beach'.
It's the final blog of the season! The lovely Sereana Malani (Isabella, Measure For Measure; Lady Stanley, Elizabeth Rex) kindly shares her favourite moments of her first season at Bard. Enjoy!"As I prepare to close my first season at Bard I recognize that there have been many wonderful memories made - too many for me to pick a favourite. However, one word does stick out. The common denominator, the singing constant of my season here has been: laughter.
Here is Part Two of some of the funniest, most peculiar and cutest things we’ve overheard in the Box Office this season. Enjoy! Box Office: “Twelfth Night isn’t playing tonigh--” Patron: “Oh my goodness I need better eyes!”Patron: “Well it’s so nice hearing Christopher’s voice that I don’t even mind getting your voicemail!”Patron: “This is for my lady. Well one of them… you know what I mean.”
The fabulous Colleen Wheeler, in her 12th season at Bard this summer, is thrilling audiences in her colossal role: Queen Elizabeth I in Elizabeth Rex. We caught up with Colleen to hear about her experience at Bard and what she likes to do in her time off.
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We’re delighted to have Dr. Nicholas Harrison return to Bard on the Beach for his 16th season as our Fight Director. As a young boy, Nic saw a little movie called Star Wars, an event that would change the rest of his life. Here's his story on how he became a Fight Director and the opportunities and challenges of this season’s plays.
Vancouver is often described as one of the most beautiful and liveable cities in the world. One of the easiest and best ways to take in the views of this fantastic city is by bike (and we’re proud to say that almost all of our actors bike to Bard!) The journey to Bard on the Beach along the seawall is a great way to take in some spontaneous events while travelling at your own pace.
Simon Fraser University Professor Paul Budra, our insightful Bard Explored lecturer, is back this season to help you unravel Twelfth Night, Hamlet, Measure For Measure and Elizabeth Rex.
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On Friday afternoon a large brown bear was spotted in the downtown region of Vancouver, British Columbia near West Hastings and Abbott streets. Sydney Cavanagh, who was first to notice the large animal, said “I was just sewing and when I looked up there it was. I was shocked.” Cavanagh stayed still and spoke calmly to the bear so as not to alarm it. Brown bears can be very dangerous and should not be approached but after some time Cavanagh said that the bear started to show canine-type loyalty and after a few hours wouldn’t leave her side.