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This year’s production of Shakespeare in Love features two adorable and talented dogs, Kingsley and PorkChop. We wanted to know what our canine stars are…

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August 8, 2019, Vancouver, BC - Bard on the Beach Shakespeare Festival is set to round out its 30th Anniversary Season in Vanier Park, with …

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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 man himself and the first page of the 2013 scrapbook

Roy Clarke is Bard’s Security Chief – he and his team make sure the Bard site is taken care of from dusk til dawn. Roy has been with Bard for many years and he is a friendly and recognizable face in  our Village.

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Fierce windstorms, brutal rays of sunlight and shockingly beautiful views are just a few of the things our dynamic site duo: Sparky Lawrence and Sid Sadowski, and our fabulous site crew are forced to deal with to get the Bard tents up in time for our first performance in five weeks!

On Monday May 27 strong winds threatened to take the tent fabric for a flight over English Bay but with dust in their eyes, the site crew braved the elements and kept everything grounded.

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We’ve Broken Ground!

It takes a lot of time and people power to get the Bard Village and our two tents up and ready for you, and the work has begun!

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Sounding off at Bard

We love to receive feedback at Bard on the Beach and one consistent note from patrons last season was that from certain parts of the house in our new and bigger Mainstage Theatre tent, it could sometimes be difficult to hear the actors. One of the most iconic features of the Mainstage tent is its open back; sound can escape through it and that adds to the challenge of projecting voices, music and sound effects throughout the large space. So – a new custom designed sound system was needed.

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