2009 Bard on the Beach tickets on sale


Artistic Director Christopher Gaze is pleased to announce that Bard on the Beach Shakespeare Festival’s 20th Anniversary season will run May 28 to September 26, 2009 under the familiar red & white tents in Kitsilano’s Vanier Park.

Run dates and Special Events are as follows:

  • Othello: May 28th to September 25th (Mainstage tent)
  • The Comedy of Errors: June 10th to September 26th (Mainstage tent)
  • All’s Well That Ends Well: June 25th to September 19th (Studio Stage tent)
  • Richard II: July 8th to September 18th (Studio Stage tent)
  • Bard Expanded: Lecture Series – SFU’s Dr. Paul Budra gives insight into this year’s plays. June 14th, July 5th, 19th, 26th
  • Celebrating Red & White: Play plus Wine Tasting either before or after the show: August 15th
  • Opera & Arias: Così fan tutté – Members of Vancouver Opera Orchestra & UBC Opera Ensemble: Aug. 31st, Sept. 7th & 8th

Bard on the Beach is Western Canada’s largest professional Shakespeare company. The productions are staged in open-ended tents on the waterfront against a spectacular backdrop of mountains, sea and sky.

Performances run Tuesdays through Sundays. Evening curtain is at 8:00 pm, except Sunday evenings and in September when it is 7:00 pm. Matinees are scheduled on selected weekends and weekdays. Play ticket prices are $34.00 (evenings) and $18.00 to $28.50 (previews & matinees) including taxes. Tickets go on sale March 16. Advance booking is recommended as many performances sell out in advance.

For more information and tickets, call 604-739-0559 or toll free at 1-877-739-0559, or order on-line through the website.

Last modified: April 6, 2009

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