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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

Romeo & Juliet

Shakespeare & Leadership: King Lear

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  • May 21 - May 30, 2015

    Romeo & Juliet

    • When:

      May 21 - May 30, 2015

    • Venue:

      The Strand Theater, 543 Columbia Rd, Dorchester, MA

    • Need to know:

      Run Time: 90 minutes, no intermission.

      Accessibility: Please note that there is no elevator access at the Strand Theatre, however wheelchair seating is available on the Mezzanine or Orchestra levels. When purchasing tickets, please indicate your needs for wheelchair accessible seating and House Management staff will be happy to reserve appropriate seating for you and your guests.

      This performance of Romeo & Juliet is part of our Shakespeare OFF the Common project, an innovative three-part arts program created in collaboration with the Mayor's Office of Arts, Tourism, and Special Events to foster community interaction, funded in part by the National Endowment for the Arts "Our Town" program.

       
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  • April 28, 2015

    Shakespeare & Leadership: King Lear

    • When:

    • Venue:

      Carling-Sorenson Theater, Babson College, Wellesley

    • Need to know:

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Fall 2014: Shakespeare at Fenway

Photo Credit: Nile Scott Shots

Summer 2014: Twelfth Night

Photo Credit: Andrew Brilliant/Brilliant Pictures

Summer 2013: The Two Gentlemen of Verona

Photo Credit: Andrew Brilliant/Brilliant Pictures

The Last Will, February 2013

The Last Will

Photo Credit: Andrew Brilliant/Brilliant Pictures

Shakespeare and the Law: Richard II

Panelists at Shakespeare and the Law

Photo Credit: Andrew Brilliant/Brilliant Pictures

Summer 2012: Coriolanus

Coriolanus Summer 2011

Photo Credit: Andrew Brilliant/Brilliant Pictures

Summer 2011: All's Well That Ends Well

All's Well Summer 2011

Photo Credit: Andrew Brilliant/Brilliant Pictures

Summer 2010: Othello

Othelle Summer 2010

Photo Credit: Andrew Brilliant/Brilliant Pictures