617-426-0863 (ext. 6)
All's Well That Ends Well performances are free
·Rent or bring a chair - rentals $7 + $3 deposit
·Reserve a spot close to the stage click here
Parking Boston Common Garage
·Bring a blanket to sit on
Shakespeare and... Leadership
Wednesday, May 29, 2013 5:30pm
The Modern Theatre at Suffolk University
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The Two Gentlemen of Verona
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The Last Will
Summer 2013 Season of THE TWO GENTLEMEN OF VERONA will run July 6-28. CLICK HERE for the specific dates and times.
There will be two matinee performances of THE TWO GENTLEMEN OF VERONA: Thursday, July 18th @ 1pm and Saturday, July 27th @ 2PM.
At the Parkman Bandstand on the Boston Common, across from the AMC Theater on Tremont Street. If traveling via the MBTA, there are several stations located within steps of the Boston Common: Green Line (Boylston or Park St stops), Orange Line (Downtown Crossing or Chinatown stops) or the Red Line (Park St or Downtown Crossing stops).
All performances of THE TWO GENTLEMEN OF VERONA are FREE* and open to the public. We do offer a limited number of reserved chairs located near the stage at each performance. Visit the Support Us page to learn more.
*We encourage all who attend to consider leaving a donation to support future productions of Shakespeare on the Common. Suggested donation amount is $10 per person.
Yes, in cases of heavy rain or lightning storms. Audiences can check-in with the Weather Hotline, on Facebook or Twitter 1 or 2 hours before the show for cancellation announcements. Weather hotline: 617-426-0863 (ext. 6)
Some people arrive as early as 2-3 hours before the performance to stake out their spot, but there is a lot of space on the Boston Common and you will be able to find room no matter when you arrive.
Lawn chairs are available for rent in the chair rental tents on either side of the stage. Chair rentals are $5, plus a $5 deposit that will be returned to you when you return the chair.
Absolutely! Although if you have a tall chair that will obstruct the view of other patrons, you will be directed to a designated Tall Chair Section.
THE TWO GENTLEMEN OF VERONA IS FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC. However, there are a limited number of reserved chairs available for each performance. For more information, visit the Support Us page.
We are happy to be host a number of food vendors. Besides the convenience of purchasing your food on-site, a portion of all food sales is contributed to CSC! Most food and drink items are $7 or less and we encourage bringing cash. Bottled water is available for purchase as well by CSC.
Yes, although alcohol is not permitted on the Boston Common.
A blanket to sit on, a light sweater, mosquito repellent, and maybe an umbrella if drizzle is forecast. We also recommend having some cash on hand to purchase concessions.
Parking is available in the Boston Common Garage. Be sure to pick up a discount coupon from one of the chair rental tents or from one of the ushers. These coupons, provided by the Massachusetts Convention Center Authority, extend a discount to our patrons and also direct funds to CSC. For more information visit the MCCA's website.
Portable toilets are located near the tennis courts.
Our Commonwealth Concerts series, sponsored by New England Conservatory, will be going on, dates TBA. Additionally, Free For All concerts will happen July 27th and 28th prior to the evening performances. And check out our Lectures in the Grove education discussion, beginning 45 minutes before each performance in the Information tent.
Yes. T-shirts, sweatshirts, blankets, hats and other items are available for purchase at the chair rental tents on either side of the stage. 100% of the proceeds go to benefit Commonwealth Shakespeare Company.
If every audience member contributed $10, we could fund this year’s and next year’s productions in their entirety. Donations will be collected on the Common, or you can contribute online here.
Also, we are always in need of volunteers to help us sell merchandise, distribute playbills, usher and other tasks. Call us 617-426-0863 for more info.