• Shakespeare on the Common

  • Cancellations

    Weather information:


    Food & Beverages

    • · Vendors available onsite
    • · Personal food & drink welcome
    • · No alcohol
  • Tickets & Seating

    · Performances are free & open to the public

    · Bring a blanket to sit on

    · Bring or rent a chair - rentals $5 + $5 deposit

    · Learn more about sitting in our Friends Section

    · Additional information will be posted in the spring

  • Other Info

    · Parking: Boston Common Garage

    · Restrooms available onsite

Romeo & Juliet

See Calendar for matinee schedule

Employment Opportunities

  • July 19 - August 6, 2017

    Romeo & Juliet

    • When:

      Tuesday – Saturday performances at 8pm; Sundays at 7pm (Off Mondays). There will be one 3pm matinee performance on Saturday, August 5.

    • Venue:

      Parkman Bandstand, Boston Common

    • Need to know:

      For Weather updates on performance nights, call the CSC weather hotline, (781) 239-5972.

      We are proud to be a part of The Highland Street Foundation's Free Fun Friday Program! 
      Join us on Friday, August 4 from 6:30pm-7pm for a family-friendly demonstration on how actors safely create the illusion of realistic stage combat.  This session is appropriate for all ages.
      Parking: Parking is available in the Boston Common Garage.  Be sure to pick up a discount coupon from one of the CSC tents or from an usher to receive $1 off your parking.  These coupons are provided by the Massachusetts Convention Center Authority (MCCA). CSC receives $2 from the MCCA each time a coupon is used.


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Employment Opportunities:

Shakespeare on the Common: Summer 2017: Romeo & Juliet

Master Carpenter/Crew Manager- Shakespeare on the Common
Commonwealth Shakespeare Company is seeking a Master Carpenter/Crew Manager for their Shakespeare on the Common production of "Romeo & Juliet" this summer. 

Job location is the Boston Common, Boston MA.  The work period begins July 5 and ends August 9.  This is a weekly paid position.  Local hires only, no housing or transportation provided, though we will assist with parking on the Boston Common.  

Responsibilities include working with Production Management to ensure smooth load-in and load-out process, acting as onsite technical director, run crew supervisor, and onsite point person during rehearsals, previews and performances.   
Required skills:  must have extensive carpentry experience and crew management experience.  Some additional technical theater experience, good communication and organization skills preferred. 

If you are interested, please email Production Manager Kat Alix-Gaudreau at kalix@commshakes.org and provide a resume of past