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By Jayne Seagrave,Jim Bovard

A occasion of the twenty-eight-year background of Western Canada’s such a lot illustrious Shakespeare festival.

Over the summer time of 1990, six thousand Vancouverites flocked right into a rented tent at Vanier Park to observe A Midsummer Night’s Dream. It used to be the inaugural creation of what might develop into one of many city’s hottest 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 virtually $6 million, and attendance had ballooned to just about 100,000 for the season. this present day it really is unquestionably essentially the most profitable 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 folks, background, progress, and way forward for this distinctive theatre corporation and contours dozens of full-colour pictures of luxurious units, tricky costumes, tireless volunteers, actors in mid-soliloquy, and extra. All the World’s a Stage is a beautiful, informative, and unique souvenir for Bard at the seashore lovers new and old.

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