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The Shows Have Begun!

Henry V Opens June 20:

directed by Stephanie Coltrin

Shakespeare’s most patriotic and inspiring play tells of a young King Henry V who seeks to unite his beloved England. After laying claim to French lands and being ridiculed, Henry marches off to war. Although sorely outnumbered, Henry rallies his troops and, at Agincourt, achieves a decisive victory.

It’s ADMISSION-FREE – just show up!

Bard’s Box is Still Available for our Henry V – June 22


We’re offering a deluxe picnic dining experience with reserved cushioned festival seating, bottomless beverages, blankets and a fantastic dessert bar at intermission.

Henry V Opening Toast – Saturday, June 22

We’ll be serving the entire audience, cast and crew glasses of sparkling cider and asking you all to stand and join us in a toast to the opening of our 2nd show!

The Comedy of Errors.
Opened June 13
directed by James Rice

A classic Shakespearean romp of mistaken identity-it’s mischief and mayhem galore!

Two young visitors arrive in the city unaware that their long-lost twins already live there. Over the course of a single day, everything that can go wrong does go wrong: a marriage at breaking point, a missing gold chain, an unpaid debt, and a dubious arrest.

Taste for the Bard wine tasting Hermosa BeachJoin us in Hermosa Beach at Uncorked for a Wine Tasting!
Wednesday, June 19 6-9pm
Proceeds go towards underwriting the 2 performances in Hermosa Beach.

Tickets: $45


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Looking back on our fabulous audiences in 2018:

A perfect evening in Manhattan Beach’s Polliwog Park, Saturday, August 11., 2018
A fabulous crowd met us in Laguna Niguel, Sunday, August 13, 2018
Rancho Palos Verdes - Hesse Park 2018
A beautiful sunset for our first day of tour at Hesse Park in Rancho Palos Verdes, Sunday, July 8, 2018

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