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Word under the tent is…

Our patrons are our best critics! We're half way through the 2019 Season and here's what they've had to say so far about The Taming…

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The Shakespeare in Love Company | Photo: Tim MathesonThis is Bard on the Beach's first production of the stage adaptation of the Oscar-winning movie, …

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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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A Dress Fit For a Queen!

Barbara Pollard’s interview back in July was so popular we were delighted when she agreed to share some more of her ‘behind the scenes’ moments. In this post, Barbara describes the challenges and fun she had with the costume team in bringing Queen Gertrude to the stage for Hamlet.

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Making the Costumes

Have you ever been to a Bard production and thought “wow, those costumes are gorgeous…do they rent them”?

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We are extremely fortunate at Bard on the Beach to work with some truly amazing staff members who often go above and beyond to get the job done. Case in point: Sydney Cavanagh (Bard’s Head of Wardrobe) and Mara Gottler (BMO Mainstage Costume Designer) were looking for the perfect pair of men’s pants for the actors to wear in Macbeth. Sydney pulled about 100 different styles and cuts from various sources including many online sites.

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