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.

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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.

Read More about Fun facts you might not know about this season’s plays

Kitsilano girl Rachel Cairns has come a long way from her days at Lord Byng Secondary’s specialty arts program.

Read More about Rachel Cairns talks Heartache, Hamlet and Coming Home

Director John Murphy speaking to the crowd at the Measure For Measure opening

This is it, we’ve offically opened both stages! 

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It’s your first time performing at Bard this year. What has the experience been like for you?

Read More about Barbara Pollard takes us behind the scenes at Bard and reveals why an actor should never give up.

A couple of months ago one of our Box Office agents asked a patron, while booking their tickets: “Do you have a preference for seating?” to which the patron replied: “I don’t know, WWCGS?”

Read More about Where Would Christopher Gaze Sit?

Lynn, Sue & Marylin enjoying a picnic before the show

What a Canada Day weekend it has been!

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Twelfth Night Opens!

What a week! From Jessies to dress rehearsals to opening nights, it’s been all hands on deck and the late June rain hasn’t deterred any of you, our enthusiastic audiences – it’s cozy and dry in the tents!

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Shakespeare In a Nutshell

Want to find out a bit more about the plays this season, straight from the experts? Come down to the Village in the hour before the show and our talented presenters will give you a 10 minute synopsis to get you up to speed on the play you’re about to see and wow your friends with fascinating facts they didn’t know!

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In a world where one may smile, and smile, and be a villain… where madness in great ones must not unwatched go, three women must break through from deception and treachery to present the most phenomenal Bard Village experience ever known to mankind! Ladies and gentlemen, (cue drum roll) meet your Bard Village superstars!

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