Brush up on your cultural appeal and get thee to thy performance of a Shakespearean classic. Step back in theatrical time to celebrate the start of Western Canada’s largest Shakespearean performance groups as they begin their 22nd season. Take in a seaside performance of The Merchant of Venice, Richard III, Henry VI or As You Like It – all from within the newly re-vamped open-air tents that serve as intimate theatres. Pre-order wine tasting tickets or a customized picnic and call it a perfect night that even Romeo would approve of.
What: Bard on the Beach
Where: Vanier Park, just off Cornwall Avenue in Kitsilano
When: Every day until September 24th
Why: To enjoy the best of Shakespeare in an open-air venue
More info/tickets: www.bardonthebeach.org