• 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


How to Build a Theater on the Boston Common


Ever curious how we construct an entire theater from scratch on the Boston Common each summer?


Well, our friends at Abbott Imaging spent 3 days shooting footage of load-in for our 2011 Shakespeare on the Common production of All's Well That Ends Well. Click on the image below to check it out!



Commonwealth Shakespeare 2011 - Stage Build Time-Lapse Video from Abbott Imaging on Vimeo.