Tag: Bard on the Beach

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Bard on the Beach; Othello

Today we went to see the Bard on the Beach production of Othello and I have to admit, I had very mixed emotions while watching the performance. Yes, it was a beautiful stage, amazing acting, and an interesting spin on Shakepeare’s classic story by setting it in the American Civil War. So what was my […]

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Bard on the Beach 2016

Vancouver’s Bard on the Beach Shakespeare Festival begins its 27th season in Vanier Park on June 3, with an exciting lineup of plays, concerts and special events. All tickets for Bard on the Beach went on sale April 6 for the 2016 season, which runs from June 3 to September 24. The Festival’s summer-long celebration […]

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Bard On The Beach 2016 Schedule

Bard on the Beach Shakespeare Festival has announced a 2016 season that will showcase the genius and popular appeal of the great English playwright, in a year of world-wide celebrations marking the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare’s death. The 27th Bard season, sponsored by Goldcorp and running from June 3 to September 24, 2016, will bring […]

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Hamlet at Bard on the Beach

Just a quick post here for now…today Sweetheart and I took in the matinee performance of Hamlet at Bard on The Beach. In one word; WOW. This is an unforgettable show. Jonathan Young plays the part of Hamlet and the other actors on the stage with him, while good, were simply supporting players in this […]

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Elizabeth Rex ROCKS Bard on the Beach

I am a dedicated fan of the Bard on the Beach Shakespeare Festival and this year’s performance of Elizabeth Rex once again solidifies my support. And you probably also know that I am not an expert on describing theatre in the sense that I really understand how all that fancy theatre language really works other […]

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Bard on the Beach Becomes … Fight Night?

For one night only, the Vancouver theatre institution known as Bard on the Beach, a theatre company that year after year puts on some of the most fabulous Shakespeare performances is changing direction and becoming a Fight Club. Well, okay, it is not exactly an Ed Norton style fight club, but it is a change […]

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“As You Like It” for Bard on the Beach

Although you wouldn’t be able to guess as much when looking at the muddy construction site at Vanier Park, Bard on the Beach will soon be open. The Bard on the Beach Shakespeare Festival will open their 22nd season with the light-hearted romantic comedy As You Like It. The play is staged Tuesdays through Sundays, […]

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Bard on the Beach Stage Prep

I thought I would take a cruise by Vanier Park to see how the site prep is coming for this year’s Bard on the Beach. I was a little surprised to see how little has been done to prep the theatre up to this point. However, I also know that the crew who construct and […]

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Bard on the Beach to Celebrate Bill Shakespeare’s Birthday

On May 5th the Bard on the Beach Shakespeare Festival will celebrate Shakespeare’s 447th birthday with its annual fundraising event: BILL’S BIRTHDAY BREAKFAST. This festive and informative morning will take place from 7:30 to 9:00am at the Sheraton Wall Centre. While guests enjoy a delicious breakfast, the four directors who will stage this summer’s productions […]

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Exciting Times for Stacey Robinsmith dot com

These are exciting times in the editorial offices of Stacey Robinsmith dot com. First off, April 30th is opening night of the Vancouver Opera performance of La Traviata and as usual, we will be live-blogging the opera. You can check-in here on the night of the 30th for a sneak peak behind the stage before […]