By Jayne Seagrave,Jim Bovard
A get together of the twenty-eight-year background 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 was once the inaugural creation of what may develop into one of many city’s most well-liked 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 funds of just about $6 million, and attendance had ballooned to just about 100,000 for the season. this day it's certainly essentially the most profitable theatre businesses within the country.
Bestselling writer and long-time Bard aficionado Jayne Seagrave is going behind the curtain 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 exact theatre corporation and lines dozens of full-colour photos of luxurious units, tricky costumes, tireless volunteers, actors in mid-soliloquy, and extra. All the World’s a Stage is a gorgeous, informative, and unique memento for Bard at the seashore enthusiasts 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