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By Jayne Seagrave,Jim Bovard

A party of the twenty-eight-year heritage of Western Canada’s such a lot 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 construction of what might develop into one of many city’s most well-liked and enduring each year cultural occasions, the Bard at the seashore Shakespeare competition. Twenty-five years after Bard’s debut, the corporate had an working price range of virtually $6 million, and attendance had ballooned to just about 100,000 for the season. this present day it's certainly 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 competition tick. the tale of Bard at the seashore unfolds in 5 “acts” highlighting the folks, background, development, and way forward for this targeted theatre corporation and lines dozens of full-colour images of luxurious units, tricky costumes, tireless volunteers, actors in mid-soliloquy, and extra. All the World’s a Stage is a beautiful, informative, and wonderful memento for Bard at the seashore lovers new and old.

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