Don't miss the 14th season of Shakespeare by the Sea with 40 free performances at 21 parks in 19 LA and Orange county cities in Southern California. Once again, admission is free to this season's performances. The season opens June 9, 2011 with the romantic comedy Much Ado About Nothing, and one week later on June 16, with the opening of the ultimate family drama The Tragedy of King Lear. Performances continue through August 12.
All performances are in the evening starting at either 7:00pm or 8:00pm. Audiences are encouraged to gather with friends and family early to dine picnic-style under the stars to make the most of this classic entertainment experience. Learn more at www.shakespearebythesea.org or by calling 310-217-7596.
This season’s performances under the stewardship of founding member and Producing Artistic Director Lisa Coffi, are sponsored by Orange County Community Foundation, Union Pacific Railroad, Newport Beach Arts Commission, Los Angeles County Supervisor Don Knabe, and Los Angeles County Arts Commission.
Cities on this year’s tour include: Altadena, El Segundo, Hermosa Beach, La Crescenta, Laguna Niguel, Lakewood, Long Beach, Manhattan Beach, Newport Beach, Playa Vista, Rossmoor, Rowland Heights, San Pedro, South Pasadena, Torrance, Whittier, and two different parks in Rancho Palos Verdes. See production schedules, full location information, and times at http://www.shakespearebythesea.org/locations.html.Click here to see a map of all locations San Pedro: Point Fermin Park Altadena: Farnsworth Park Beverly Hills: Roxbury Park El Segundo: Recreation Park Glendale: Glenoaks Park Hermosa Beach: Valley Park La Crescenta: Two-Strike Park Laguna Niguel: Crown Valley Community Park Lakewood: Monte Verde Park Long Beach: Museum of Art Manhattan Beach: Polliwog Park Newport Beach: Bonita Canyon Sports Park Playa Vista: Playa Vista Commercial Campus Rancho Palos Verdes: Fred Hesse Jr. Community Park Rancho Palos Verdes: Terranea Resort