Bard on the Beach Shakespeare Festival

  • Vanier Park
  • Vancouver, BC V5Y 1R3
  • Phone: 604.737.0625

Bard on the Beach Shakespeare Festival’s 29th season runs from June 6 to September 28, 2018 in modern theatre tents in a spectacular waterfront setting in Vancouver’s Vanier Park.

A powerhouse classical production of Macbeth opens the season on the BMO Mainstage. It plays in repertory with the delightful romantic comedy As You Like It, set in the ‘60s and full of Beatles’ music.

On the Howard Family Stage, it’s Timon of Athens, a provocative study of greed and false friends, alternating with a new adaptation of Lysistrata, the story of the first-ever women’s strike. Tickets and information: or 604-739-0559.

Season packs for the 2018 season of Bard on the Beach are currently on sale. They can be ordered by phone at 604-739-0559 (1-877-739-0559 toll free) or online at Regular tickets will go on sale in April. 

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June 6, 2018 - September 28, 2018

June 6 - September 28, 2018 BMO Mainstage, Vanier Park, Vancouver Directed by Daryl Colran It's the 1960s, and free spirits are escaping from Vancouver to get "back to the land". This joyful celebration of love features 25 classic Beatles songs from "I Want to Hold Your Hand" to "All You Need is Love". Expect to leave the theatre with a song in your heart and a belief in our shared humanity! Directed by Daryl Cloran, who helmed Bard's 2015 hit musical production of Love's Labour's Lost. For tickets and more information… more