2009 Bard on the Beach tickets on sale

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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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