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    • · 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

King Lear

Apprentice Showcase 2015

Commonwealth Concerts

Without You

See Calendar for matinee schedule

Calendar

  • July 22 - August 9, 2015

    King Lear

  • Begins July 31, 2015

    Apprentice Showcase 2015

    • When:

    • Venue:

      Various

    • Need to know:

      All performances are FREE

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  • Friday, July 30 - Friday, August 7

    Commonwealth Concerts

    • When:

    • Venue:

      Parkman Bandstand, Boston Common

    • Need to know:

      Commonwealth Concerts Sponsored by New England Conservatory, July 30-August 7, 2015. Concerts begin 90 minutes before curtain on the main stage at Shakespeare on the Common. 

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  • September 9-13, 2015

    Without You

    • When:

      September 9-13, 2015 80 minutes

    • Venue:

      Carling-Sorenson Theater at Babson College

    • Need to know:

      Run time is approximately 80 minutes with no intermission.

      Seating will begin 30 min prior to curtain.

      Directions & Commuting Information to the Carling-Sorenson Theater

      No refunds on ticket purchases. Ticket exchanges for another performance will be accommodated up to 24 hours in advance.

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  • July 22 - August 9, 2015

    King Lear

    By William Shakespeare Directed by Steven Maler Featuring Will Lyman as Lear July 22 - August 9, 2015 FREE and Open to the Public For our 20th season production of Free Shakespeare on the Common, CSC is pleased to present King Lear <...
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  • Friday, July 30 - Friday, August 7

    Commonwealth Concerts

    These FREE jazz performances will feature New England Conservatory students and alumni. They take place on the main stage before King Lear, Thursday, July 30 - Friday, August 7. Each concert begins 90 minutes before curtain, so be sure to arrive early to hear this terrific music! Fri, July 31st: 6:20-7pm text-align...
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  • Begins July 31, 2015

    Apprentice Showcase 2015

    Commonwealth Shakespeare Company Apprentice Program presents William Shakespeare's Macbeth & Twelfth Night Macbeth directed by A. Nora Long Shakespeare's bloodiest play shows us a man whose vaulting ambition threatens to destroy his friends, his sanity, and everything he holds dear. The Tragedy of Macbeth...
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  • August 4 at 6pm

    Bard at the Bar

    Under 40 and looking for a fun, inexpensive way to spend a summer evening in the city? CSC invites all Boston-area young professionals to Bard at the Bar on Tuesday, August 4....
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  • September 9-13, 2015

    Without You

    WITHOUT YOU A Memoir of Love, Loss, and the Musical RENT Starring Anthony Rapp* Directed by Steven Maler One Week Only! September 9-13 Wednesday &am...
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