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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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We are thrilled to announce the establishment of the Audrey and Robert Denison Music Fund at Bard on the Beach, funded by a generous contribution…

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You’ve no doubt heard that this year is the 400th anniversary of William Shakespeare’s passing on April 23, 1616. His legacy and the timeless quality of his works is being celebrated around the world, and so of course it’s a special year for us at Bard. Read on for some of our favourite ways to honour William Shakespeare – this Saturday and always…

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This year for Giving Tuesday, Bard on the Beach has decided to raise funds for the Bard Education Bursary Fund. Director of Education, Mary Hartman, shared her thoughts on the importance of arts education and the relevance of Shakespeare even in a modern age. Read on for more…

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Our patrons support Bard on the Beach in many different ways – from buying tickets, to volunteering, to becoming a Member. We are grateful that so many have made Bard a part of their lives.  A tangible way of supporting Bard is to dedicate a chair in one of our theatres, affixed with a plaque engraved with a special message on the selected chair.  Patrons choose to dedicate their chairs for many reasons – remembering a loved one, celebrating an anniversary or honouring a specific person.

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This year marks my 10th season with Bard on the Beach education programs. I did my first Young Shakespeareans Workshop in 2005 when I was 12, taught by Andrew Wheeler. We performed Romeo and Juliet and I played the Nurse. I participated in 10 workshops over the next six years, until I aged out of the program.

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The September long weekend has passed, but at Bard on the Beach, we’re still going strong. If you’ve missed some of our plays, or want to revisit a favourite, now is the time to act. The clock is ticking towards our last performances…

Here are three reasons why September is perfect for a trip to Bard:

  1. Our four plays have been maturing all summer and are now at their peak – and even if you’ve seen them once, now is the time to come and savour them again!

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