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This year’s production of Shakespeare in Love features two adorable and talented dogs, Kingsley and Read More about Bark on the Beach: behind-the-scenes with Shakespeare in Love’s Kingsley and PorkChop
Inspired by our beloved 2007 production, The Taming of the Shrew returns to the BMO Read More about The Sound & Music of The Taming of the Shrew

Word under the tent is…

Our patrons are our best critics! We’ re half way through the 2019 Season and here’ s Read More about Word under the tent is…
Bard on the Beach’s Bard-B-Q and Fireworks returns this summer on July 27 & 31, Read More about Top 5 Reasons to Attend Bard-B-Q & Fireworks this Summer
The Shakespeare in Love Company | Photo: Tim Matheson This is Bard on the Beach’ s Read More about The Costumes of Shakespeare in Love

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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Spotlight: Nathan Schmidt

If you’re a fan of Shakespeare, you won’t want to miss this season’s production of King Lear. As a co-production with Theatre Calgary, the Company is comprised of the best of the best from Vancouver, Calgary and beyond. While you’ll likely recognize Bard favourites such as Colleen Wheeler and Jennifer Lines, there are some new faces on the BMO Mainstage, including Nathan Schmidt.

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Spotlight: Josh Epstein

This season we’re lucky to have a fantastic Company of actors, both returning and new. Bard is a unique experience for any actor, as both casts perform two shows at the same time – not to mention it all happens to be outside in a tent!

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It Takes a Village

With just over a week to go until we open our 26th Season, things are in full swing down in Vanier Park. If you’ve been in the area lately, you’ve likely seen our signature red and white tents popping up in preparation. It takes a whole team of people to put the Festival together, and many months of work are involved to create the finished product that you see when you come to enjoy our productions.

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William Shakespeare would have been 451 this year, which is cause enough for celebration. We wouldn’t be who we are without him, so his birthday is an occasion we dearly love! We’ll be celebrating at the Fairmont Pacific Rim at Bill’s Birthday Breakfast, kicking off the season with Bard on the Beach supporters. Stage your own celebration with some of our favourite ways to mark Shakespeare’s birthday.

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