Shakespeare’s Birthday Bash

Yes folks, we’re throwing Shakespeare a Birthday Party at the Whale & Ale.

It’s going to be a fun-filled evening for 40 special people.
A 3-course Engligh-fare meal, music and Shakespearean scenes performed by some of your favorite SBTS actors. Come join us for an evening of mirth and merriment! (27 tix left as of 3/20/19)

Tuesday, April 23, 6:30  |   Get Your Tickets Today!

Behind Scenes Posts

Summer Is Coming!“We get asked all the time about the process leading up to our summer of admission-free performances. So as we head into our 22nd season, we invite you to go behind the scenes for an insider look at what it’s like to put up two plays in rep, touring to over 20 locations, and playing for upwards of twenty thousand people every summer.”
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We’re still in the midst of booking our tour and will update our calendar and location info as it evolves.

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Our Annual Comedy Night in Hermosa Beach is booked!

Wed, May 15 – Tickets: $25

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We’re on the hunt for our 2019 Raffle Prizes!

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Our 2019 Productions:

Shakespeare by the Sea kicks off its 2019 season on June 13 at Point Fermin Park in San Pedro and running for 10 weeks through August 17 in venues across the Southland.

The Comedy of Errors
Opening June 13
directed by Amanda McRaven

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. It’s mischief and mayhem galore!

Henry V
Opening 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.

We’re excited about this season and hope you are too. Please show your support by making your donation today!

Every donation of $100 or more submitted by March 15, 2019 enters you in a drawing to win 4 Bard’s Box Dinner Packages on the date of your choosing.

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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