• 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

Twelfth Night

Commonwealth Concerts Sponsored by The Free for All Concert Fund, Inc.

Commonwealth Concerts Sponsored by New England Conservatory

Free Fun Friday

Bard at the Bar

See Calendar for matinee schedule

CSC Fund Levels & Benefits

  • July 23 - August 10, 2014

    Twelfth Night

    • When:

      July 23 - August 10, 2014

    • Venue:

      Parkman Bandstand, Boston Common

    • Need to know:

      Performance Schedule:

      Tuesdays thru Saturdays @ 8pm

      Sundays @ 7pm

      Matinee: Saturday, July 26th @ 3pm

      ASL Interpreted Performances: Aug 3 & 8 (Rain date Aug 9)

      Audio-Described Performance: July 27 (Rain date Aug 3)

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  • August 8, 9, 10

    2014 Apprentice Showcase: Much Ado About Nothing

    • When:

      August 8-10, 2014

    • Venue:

      Babson College, The Modern Theater, Newton-Hyde Center

    • Need to know:

      All performances are FREE and open to the public. Reservations are encouraged but not required for performances at Babson College and The Modern Theater due to limited seating at those venues.

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  • August 1, 2014

    Free Fun Friday

    • When:

      Friday, August 1, 2014 5:00pm

    • Venue:

      Parkman Bandstand, Boston Common

    • Need to know:

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  • August 1 - 8, 2014

    Commonwealth Concerts Sponsored by New England Conservatory

    • When:

      Friday, Aug. 1 - 8, 2014

    • Venue:

      Parkman Bandstand, Boston Common

    • Need to know:

      Commonwealth Concerts Sponsored by New England Conservatory, August 1-8, 2014.  Concerts begin 90 minutes before curtain on the main stage at Shakespeare on the Common.

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  • August 7, 2014

    Bard at the Bar

    • When:

      Thursday, August 7, 2014 5:30 p.m.

    • Venue:

      Stoddard's Fine Food & Ale

    • Need to know:

      Eventbrite - CSC's Bard at the Bar | Young Professionals Event @ Stoddard's

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  • August 9 & 10, 2014

    Commonwealth Concerts Sponsored by The Free for All Concert Fund, Inc.

    • When:

      Saturday, August 9 & 10, 2014

    • Venue:

      Parkman Bandstand, Boston Common

    • Need to know:

      Saturday, August 9 at 6:30 p.m.
      Boston Public Quartet, resident ensemble of musiConnects

       

      Sunday, August 10 at 5:30 p.m.
      Musicians from the Longwood Symphony Orchestra

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Giving Levels & Benefits

FRIENDS OF CSC

Friend $50-99

  • A subscription to the CSC insider quarterly e-newsletter
  • One complimentary reserved chair for Shakespeare on the Common
  • 30% discount on one additional reserved chair (Discounted price: $35)

Supporter $100-249

  • All Friend-level benefits
  • 20% discount on CSC merchandise
  • Two complimentary reserved chairs for Shakespeare on the Common*
  • 30% discount on up to four additional reserved chairs

Contributor $250-499

  • All Supporter-level benefits
  • Recognition in the Shakespeare on the Common playbill
  • Early registration for Shakespeare on the Common reserved chairs

Patron $500-999

  • All Contributor-level benefits
  • Personalized reserved chair concierge service
  • Invitation to two Patron events during the year, including a pre- or post-performance reception with the creative team

BARD’S CIRCLE (Named for Elizabethan Theatre Seating Levels)

Groundling’s Circle $1,000-$2,499

  • All Patron-level benefits
  • Four complimentary reserved chairs for Shakespeare on the Common*
  • One Boston Common Garage parking voucher for Shakespeare on the Common
  • Two tickets to Opening Night for Shakespeare on the Common

Galleries Circle $2,500 - $4,999

  • All Groundling-level benefits
  • Invitation to attend Shakespeare on the Common design presentation
  • Two Boston Common Garage parking vouchers for Shakespeare on the Common*
  • Signed Shakespeare on the Common poster

Gentlemen’s Circle $5,000 - $9,999

  • All Galleries-level benefits
  • Invitation to attend a rehearsal during the season
  • Backstage tour of Shakespeare on the Common and a photo with the actors

Lord’s Circle $10,000 - $24,999

  • All Gentlemen’s-level benefits
  • Picnic for you and three guests at Shakespeare on the Common
  • Breakfast with Artistic Director Steven Maler and an actor from a CSC production

King’s Circle $25,000 and up

  • All Lord’s-level benefits
  • On-stage recognition at Shakespeare on the Common
  • Recognition on the playbill title page
 

Join the Friends of CSC or Bard's Circle now.

Thank you for your support!


 
* Represents total number of items; cannot be combined with previous level’s chair or parking benefit.
CSC is a registered 501(c)(3) company. Contributions are 100% tax-deductible.