• Shakespeare on the Common

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    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

King Lear

Commonwealth Concerts

See Calendar for matinee schedule

Calendar

  • July 22 - August 9, 2015

    King Lear

    • When:

      July 22 - August 9, 2015

    • Venue:

      Parkman Bandstand, Boston Common

    • Need to know:

      Performance Schedule:

      *Tuesdays - Saturdays @ 8pm
      *Sundays @ 7pm
      *Matinee: Saturday, August 8th @ 3pm

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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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  • July 10, 11, and 17

    Fair Verona Festivals

    Three open-air, community arts days featuring workshops and performances by local artists in dance, music, theatre, and the visual arts, plus a performance of Romeo & Juliet by CSC2....
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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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  • July 24, 2015

    Free Fun Friday

    CSC is one of 70 venues participating in Highland Street's Free Fun Fridays program on July 24, 2015!...
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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, Friday, 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 30th: 6:20-7pm text-align:...
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