Drew Facey, Costume Designer for The Merchant of Venice, shares the images he used for inspiration to create the wardrobe of three characters in the play – Antonio, Bassanio and Portia.

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Listen hard – what you hear is the sound of sheep’s tails being wagged in anticipation of their new names. And now their wait is over!

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As most of you know by now, Gertie, a local Basset hound, has been cast as Crab the Dog in our production of The Two Gentlemen of Verona, beginning in previews this week. But Gertie’s fame is about to spread far beyond Vanier Park.

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Every play at our Festival comes with its own onstage world, dreamed up and made real by Bard’s gifted designers and their teams. They amaze…

Read More about Props Talk – and a Sheepish New Contest!

Every season, one of the first big projects for our Marketing Department is creating advance artwork for each of our plays.

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It’s official: after a thorough audition process and much deliberation, we’re excited to announce that Gertie, an East Vancouver Basset hound, has been cast as …

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The glasses have been emptied, the tuxes and party dresses packed away, and we’re thrilled to report that this year’s Bacchanalia Gala was an outstanding success!…

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Our second production on the Howard Family Stage this summer is the romantic comedy, The Two Gentlemen of Verona, and the search is now…

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Bard on the Beach Shakespeare Festival is thrilled to announce that Paul and Darlene Howard are renewing their support of Bard on the Beach, continuing …

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How often do you get the chance to purchase a rare bottle of Armagnac that not only allows you to have a taste of history,…

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