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September 15, 2021, VANCOUVER, B.C. – Bard on the Beach Shakespeare Festival is extending the streaming run of its feature film Done/Undone to October 31, in the wake of critical praise for this entertaining, provocative response to the question “why Shakespeare, why now?” The film, an ambitious new enterprise for Western Canada’s biggest Shakespeare festival,…

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A Different Stage hosted by Kayvon Khoshkam is a podcast that connects and unites people from the theatre and in particular from Bard on the Beach Shakespeare Festival. Guests share stories, perspectives, music and text, through relaxed conversation and sharp humour. All linked to Shakespeare from a Fool’s perspective. Episodes air on Fridays starting August…

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THE ACTORS Actor 1: An actor who is playing the Player Queen in a production of Hamlet. This is her first season with this particular Shakespearean theatre company. Her friends are very proud of her. Actor 2: An actor who is playing Hamlet in a production of Hamlet. This is his thirteenth season with this…

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Our beloved House Program Guide is back this year, digitally! Flip through the 38-page Program for notes from the Playwright (Kate Besworth), the Director (Arthi Chandra) and behind-the-scenes photos. Read what Artistic Director Christopher Gaze and Executive Director Claire Sakaki have to say about this 2021 Season, and discover the rest of our digital offerings.

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Cory Douglas was born and raised in Coast Salish Territory ‘Vancouver’, and brings over 25 years of local experience in art and architectural design. He is a Squamish Nation member with Haida and Tsimshian ancestry. Cory began his business as a graphic artist and continues to redefine himself as he merges his academic architectural vocation…

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The works cited below influenced the theory and writing of Done/Undone by Kate Besworth. Al-Saber, Samer. “Beyond Colonial Tropes: Two Productions of ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’ in Palestine.” Critical Survey, vol. 28, no. 3, 2016, pp. 27-46. JSTOR, www.jstor.org/stable/26384116. Bilodeau, Charlotte. “Why I’m Breaking Up with Aristotle.” howlround.com, Howlround Theatre Commons: Theatre in the Age…

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July 14, 2021, VANCOUVER, B.C. – Bard on the Beach Shakespeare Festival is unveiling a 2021 Season with online programming designed to engage both its existing Festival community and reach out to new audiences across Canada and beyond. The 2021 lineup is highlighted by a bold new venture for Western Canada’s biggest Shakespeare festival –…

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