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Shakespeare on the Common

Yelp Rating - 4.5 stars
42 reviews onYelp logo
(617) 426-0863
LocationBoston Common Boston
CategoriesPerforming Arts

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updated: December 05, 2023
Year Established
Mel G.
Yelp Rating - 5.0 stars07/31/2022
I had the opportunity to check out Shakespeare on the Common w/a friend this past weekend, and it was wonderful! Lots of space/options to choose where to... read review
Dhilip R.
Yelp Rating - 5.0 stars08/15/2019
After a stint of lazy three years, finally I got to witness the beautiful Shakespeare play - Cymbeline. It's a great thing to offer the play for free. I... read review
Bea T.
Yelp Rating - 4.0 stars08/04/2017
"Romeo, Romeo where out thou O Romeo? Great performance of Romeo and Juliet on the Commons. Shakespeare and Company have done a lot of performances each... read review

Business Description

Shakespeare on the Common is a beloved summer tradition in Boston, Massachusetts. Located in the heart of the city, this free outdoor theater experience draws crowds of all ages and backgrounds to enjoy the works of the legendary playwright under the stars.

Performing Arts enthusiasts and casual fans alike flock to the Boston Common to immerse themselves in the timeless art of theater. Shakespeare on the Common offers a wide range of performances, each with a unique spin on the classic text, from traditional interpretations to modern twists.

One of the things that makes Shakespeare on the Common so special is the community spirit of the event. Locals and visitors alike gather on the grass, often bringing picnic blankets and snacks to enjoy while they watch the show. The atmosphere is electric, with bursts of laughter, gasps of surprise, and moments of reflection all filling the air.

The quality of the productions is top-notch, with talented actors bringing their own interpretations to each role. Whether you're a veteran theater-goer or a first-timer, the performances at Shakespeare on the Common are sure to leave a lasting impression.

The venue itself is spacious and accommodating, with plenty of room for large crowds to gather. The stage is set against the backdrop of the iconic Boston skyline, creating a truly unforgettable setting for each performance.

All in all, Shakespeare on the Common is a must-see experience for anyone visiting Boston in the summer months. It's a chance to witness one of the greatest playwrights of all time brought to life in a truly unique and memorable way.

Gift Ideas for Shakespeare on the Common

If you're looking for a unique and thoughtful gift, consider something from Shakespeare on the Common. This beloved summer tradition in Boston has a range of gifts that will delight any theater lover.

For the bookworm in your life, a copy of one of Shakespeare's classic plays is an excellent choice. They can read through the text and imagine themselves as part of the audience at Shakespeare on the Common. Add in a bookmark with a quote from the play for an extra touch.

If you want to give a gift that's both practical and stylish, consider a Shakespeare on the Common tote bag. It's perfect for carrying picnic supplies to the show or for everyday use.

For something truly special, consider a poster from a past performance. These beautifully designed posters feature iconic imagery from the show and make for a striking addition to any home or office.

If you're looking for a more experiential gift, consider a Shakespeare on the Common gift certificate. This allows the recipient to choose which performance they'd like to attend and ensures they'll have a great view of the show.

Finally, for a gift that's both unique and practical, consider a Shakespeare on the Common picnic blanket. These high-quality blankets are perfect for laying out on the grass and enjoying a summer evening with friends and family.

No matter what gift you choose from Shakespeare on the Common, you'll be giving something truly special. Each item is a reminder of the magic and community spirit of this beloved Boston tradition.

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