Shakespeare’s Macbeth opened the 29th season of Bard on the Beach in an intense, classical rendition.
Colleen Wheeler portrays Timon, a privileged woman and a member of the one per cent, in a modern-day city very much like Vancouver. Her generosity has no limits, but when she loses her entire fortune, will her community stand by her?
This year’s production of Macbeth features celebrated Canadian actors Ben Carlson as Macbeth and Moya O’Connell as Lady Macbeth. Carlson has been a featured player at the Stratford and Shaw Festivals in Ontario for over two decades and O’Connell returns to Bard on the Beach after spending the last ten seasons at the Shaw Festival.
Bard on the Beach has taken on a modern rendition of The Merchant of Venice this year. Helmed by Nigel Shawn Williams and starring Olivia Hutt (Portia), Charlie Gallant… Read more “The Merchant of Venice -reviewed”
Bard on the Beach Shakespeare Festival continues its 28th season with The Two Gentlemen of Verona. Directed by Scott Bellis, Shakespeare’s early romantic comedy is a lively… Read more “Bard on the Beach rounds out 2017 season with a test of friendship in Two Gentlemen of Verona”
Bard on the Beach Shakespeare Festival continues its 28th season with a provocative interpretation of The Merchant of Venice. Playing on the Howard Family Stage from June… Read more “Power and prejudice reigns at Bard on the Beach with The Merchant of Venice in 28th season”