In celebration of Shakespeare’s birthday and the 400th anniversary of the printing of the First Folio, Commonwealth Shakespeare Company is ready to PARTY. What better way to celebrate the Birthday Bard himself than a week-long GAME? Below you’ll find a special #BirthdayBardBingo Card with Shakespeare-related activities you can do around the city or in your own home!
- Complete five activities from the list below!
- Post pictures of each activity with #BirthdayBardBingo and Tag @CommShakes
- You’ll receive a discount code for tickets to May’s Romeo and Juliet and a free chair rental for Macbeth this summer!
- Join Us for Romeo + Juliet at the Coolidge Corner Theatre
- Make your own #LetMeCountTheWays video about why you love Shakespeare
- Visit the Shakespeare Statue in Chinatown (15 Beach St, Boston)
- Snap a selfie in front of the Parkman Bandstand
- Try our featured cocktail at Boston Chops Downtown Crossing
- Visit the First Folio at the Boston Public Library (in their Special Collections Reading Room)
- Make your own Shakespearian Ruff!
- See a live Shakespeare Play
- Watch a Shakespeare-inspired Movie
- Recite and film your favorite line from Shakespeare
- Make a donation of $15.64 (Shakespeare’s Birth Year) to support free Shakespeare on the Common
- Sign up for CSC’s email list on our Homepage
- Share your favorite Shakespeare Sonnet
- Find and photograph a plant mentioned in Shakespeare (there are quite a few!)
- Celebrate the Elizabethan way with a pint at Democracy Brewing!
You have until Midnight on Shakespeare’s birthday, April 23rd, to complete and post your activities with #BirthdayBardBingo and tagging @CommShakes!
Are you up to the challenge?