By Jayne Seagrave,Jim Bovard
A social gathering of the twenty-eight-year heritage of Western Canada’s so much illustrious Shakespeare festival.
Over the summer season of 1990, six thousand Vancouverites flocked right into a rented tent at Vanier Park to monitor A Midsummer Night’s Dream. It used to be the inaugural creation of what might develop into one of many city’s preferred and enduring each year cultural occasions, the Bard at the seashore Shakespeare pageant. Twenty-five years after Bard’s debut, the corporate had an working finances of just about $6 million, and attendance had ballooned to almost 100,000 for the season. this present day it truly is unquestionably some of the most winning theatre businesses within the country.
Bestselling writer and long-time Bard aficionado Jayne Seagrave is going backstage to find what makes the pageant tick. the tale of Bard at the seashore unfolds in 5 “acts” highlighting the folk, historical past, progress, and way forward for this precise theatre corporation and lines dozens of full-colour photos of luxurious units, problematic costumes, tireless volunteers, actors in mid-soliloquy, and extra. All the World’s a Stage is a beautiful, informative, and enjoyable souvenir for Bard at the seashore fanatics new and old.
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All the World's a Stage: The Story of Bard on the Beach by Jayne Seagrave,Jim Bovard