• The Tempest

    July 21-August 8, 2021
    FREE Shakespeare on the Common is Back! We are thrilled to announce the Company’s plans to return to live performance this summer with our 25th anniversary production of The Tempest. With elements of tragedy and comedy, this “brave new world” is a charming escape to revel in under the stars on the Boston Common.

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  • Friends Section Chairs on the Common

    Friends Section Chairs We are thrilled to be back on the Boston Common this year! Free Shakespeare on the Common is made possible through a combination of grants, sponsorships, and donations collected through the Friends Section program. Our… Read More

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  • Apprentice Showcase 2021

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Reserve Your Seat in the Friends Section!

Our Friends Section consists of low beach chairs pre-set in front of the stage. By making a donation of $150 you are securing two of the best seats in the house. Free Shakespeare on the Common is made possible thanks to generous support from our community, including donations collected through the Friends Section program.

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