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Shakespeare by the Sea

5799 Charles St, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3K 1K7, Canada
+1 902-422-0295
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Great Outdoor Shakespeare

They run 2 Shakespeare plays and one non-Shakespearean, usually child-themed play each summer. It... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Halifax, Canada
via mobile
Love it!

I can not say enough about the local talent, they work hard and are dedicated to their craft. Super... read more

Reviewed 8 September 2017
Halifax, Canada
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5799 Charles St, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3K 1K7, Canada
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

They run 2 Shakespeare plays and one non-Shakespearean, usually child-themed play each summer. It is a 10 minute walk over an easily walkable gravel road to get to the site. It’s all outdoors so take some sunscreen and bug spray. You are allowed to bring...More

Thank tshep42
Reviewed 8 September 2017

I can not say enough about the local talent, they work hard and are dedicated to their craft. Super entertaining and a great way to spend a summer day. Totally recommended! The only issue of sorts was that upon arrival we seen the play was...More

Thank T D
Reviewed 18 August 2017

Wonderful experience - Julius Caesar in ancient ruins set in a lovely park with a dedicated serious cast. "Caesar" a real trooper, laying "dead" in cold rocky landscape until finally he is carried out. The walk through the forest/park added to the experience, felt like...More

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Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

Saw Julius Caesar and it was absolutely amazing! Acting and production value were great and a really fun atmosphere! Would definitely recommend!

Thank Kristin C
Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

Just got back from Shakespeare by the sea. Live play done very well. Young actors doing a fully choreographed musical. So much fun. If you reserve on line you get a reserved seat and a bottle of water. Really nice job and so much fun....More

Thank Brian K
Reviewed 28 July 2017

We went to see Peter Pan last week and it was so delightful in the beautiful outdoor setting. Ths was my third visit to Shakespeare by the Sea and each time, the cast has been wonderful and easy to hear (even without amplification!) and everyone...More

Thank Sampson76
Reviewed 24 July 2017

As a teenager, I've visited here 3 times in the past year - the cast is incredible & hilarious, their shows are riveting and true to the original scripts. I would highly recommend this group for anyone with or without an interest in Shakespeare. The...More

Thank laurab5270
Reviewed 31 August 2016

My 25 year old son and I went to see Pinocchio last weekend. The adaptation was refreshing. It was humorous, playing to the adults more than the children. The ad-libbing was great when a helicopter interrupted a scene and the thespians didn't miss a beat....More

Thank Gloria H
Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

On a beauty night we booked on line. For $50 you get 2 reserved seats in the front and 2 water bottles. The show was great. Well done singing. Action. Fun. Bring a hoody and some snacks. Will probably go to see King Lear. Before...More

Thank Brian K
Reviewed 19 August 2016

We went to see "As you like it" this year. We have been to Shakespeare by the Sea before, and so we were really looking forward to it. We were not disappointed. The cast have a natural talent for comedy, and are not overburdened by...More

Thank Ann P
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