June 2012 Bard Blog Posts
Vancouver sun critic Peter Birnie, Bard's artistic director Christopher Gaze and Alliance for Arts and Culture executive director Rob Gloor recently discussed whether Culture in Vancouver was dead or if it was alive and thriving. Check out the video below and sound off in the comments.
The previews for The Merry Wives of Windsor begin this Thursday. Director Johnna Wright has decided to set the play in the late 1960s, because as she says "like Elizabethan England, the North America of this decade was a time of profound change and growth. This is the ‘Sixties’ of wedding rings, curling, and slightly bored housewives."
Click here to read more about Johnna's Merry Wives concept.
Congratulations to all the Jessie nominees and winners! Mara Gottler took home the prize for Outstanding Costume Design for The Merchant of Venice (2011). Director Rachel Ditor was on hand to accept it on her behalf and thanked our head of wardrobe Sydney Cavanagh and all the fabulous men and women who work tirelessly behind the scenes costuming at Bard. It was truly lovely.