Shakespeare by the Sea's Admission Free Season is Open!

Season Announcement

We are proud to be presenting two emotionally charged plays for our audiences this summer. Admission is free!

Added: 7PM, Tues, Aug 18th performance of The Tempest at Newport Beach Civic Center.







As You Like It

Directed by Patrick Vest
As You Like It – opens June 18
A tale of a love so grand all the rules are broken.

“Love is merely a Madness”

The Tempest

Directed by Stephanie Coltrin
The Tempest – opens June 25
An island fantasy – passionate, visceral, fierce and magical.

“We are such stuff as dreams are made on.”

It’s a season filled with fantasy, magic and true love. We’ll be performing in San Pedro at Point Fermin Park for 4 weeks before heading across the southland to perform in parks and amphitheaters in over 20 communities. Be sure to check our schedule as we’re sure to be coming to a park near you!

“You are a real gift to the community.” –

“I have to tell you that was just a wonderful experience! We had such a great time! I can’t believe I’ve never been before! The actors all did such an amazing job!” – Cat English

View 2015 Locations PDF

Bard's Box
Bard’s Box Stageside Dining

Available for only 4 performances!
Click here for more information.

Congratulations Eugenie Schlueter our $500 Visa gift card winner! Her name was at drawn June 20th at the San Pedro opening toast.

Help us achieve our goal!


Our goal is to raise, or have committed, ALL the funds we need for this year’s shows before we open at Point Fermin Park on June 18th. This year, SBTS is making becoming a BIG FISH even easier. In addition to the option to make a one-time donation, you can now sign-up to have monthly contributions  automatically charged to your credit card or checking account. For as little as $10 per month you can become a member of this special group of supporters highlighted in our production programs.

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Looking for Raffle Prizes

If you have a gift certificate, time share, trip, or some other unique experience you’d like to donate to our 2015 Raffle – email

Corporate Support

If you manage a business in Southern California, your customers are at our shows and will appreciate your support of Shakespeare by the Sea. Starting at just $250 for Business Card sized ads, the SBTS program is a great way to be included in the festival.


What the Audiences are Saying

Awesome Musical Trailer

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Thank you to our 2015 SBTS sponsors