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We’re now touring LA and Orange County!

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.

Henry V
Opened June 22
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.

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Bard’s Box is Still Available for our Closing Night Performances in August


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

Check it out.

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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