Past Productions

Youth Theatre Workshop 2017

Current camps in the community: Bard in the Valley's Youth Theatre Workshop - 2017 The BIV workshop this year will be in the fall on 10 consecutive Tuesday afternoons between 3:30 and 6:30 at HD Stafford Middle School. The dates: Tuesday, October 10 to Tuesday,...

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Auditions for 2017

Auditions will be held Sunday, March 12 and Monday, March 13, to cast Bard in the Valley’s (BIV’s) 2017 production of Shakespeare’s Much Ado About Nothing directed by Dylan Coulter. The audition does not require an appointment. Actors wishing to audition are asked to...

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The 39 Steps 2016

The 39 Steps 2016

    A Live Radio Play by Joe Landry. Producer Diane Gendron Director June Ainsworth Bard in the Valley is honoured to have been invited by the Township of Langley to present a mystery thriller leading up to the Halloween season. It’s a dinner party and a...

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2016 Bard in the Valley Youth Theatre Summer Camp

10-DAY CAMP: Monday July 18 to Friday July 29, 2016 9AM to 3PM PERFORMANCE: Saturday July 30; 1PM Celebration of success to follow show; (campers attend 11AM to end of set strike and theatre clean up) Bard in the Valley's summer camp 2016 is fully registered; please...

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Taming of the Shrew 2016

Taming of the Shrew 2016

Summer 2016 – The play opens as the student Lucentio arrives in Padua. He hears that the merchant Baptista has two daughters, but the younger, prettier daughter, Bianca, cannot be married before her strong-willed sister, Summer 2016. Katherina. On seeing Bianca Lucentio falls in love with her and changes identities with his servant Tranio. Bianca already has two suitors, but doesn’t like either. The elderly Gremio hires Lucentio, disguised as a Latin tutor, to woo Bianca on his behalf, while Hortensio disguises himself as a musician to get access to her. Meanwhile Petruchio, a young adventurer from Verona, arrives to visit hisfriend Hortensio. He learns about Katherina and decides to woo her, aided by both Gremio and Hortensio.

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Love’s Labour’s Lost 2015

Love’s Labour’s Lost 2015

Summer 2015 – King Ferdinand, King of Navarre, decides to have a three year period of study and contemplation at his court. To avoid distraction he imposes a ban on women, who will not be allowed within a mile of the court. One of the courtiers, Berowne, has reservations about the ban on women. He reminds the King that he has an ambassadorial meeting on that very day with the Princess of France. As they prepare to meet the Princess the King sends his court fool, Costard to Don Armado to be punished for breaking the rules by dallying with a country girl, Jacquenetta.

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Shakespearean Comedy Opens in Fort Langley on July 1

NEWS RELEASE June 14, 2015, Langley, BC: Bard in the Valley (BIV) is presenting Shakespeare’s Love’s Labour’s Lost on three outdoor stages in Langley this summer, offering 16 performances between July 1 and August 2. This is Bard in the Valley’s sixth season. Love’s...

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Julius Caesar 2014

Julius Caesar 2014

Summer 2014 - This drama is one of the great tragedy themed plays by William Shakespeare. Julius Caesar is a highly ambitious political leader in Rome and his aim is to become dictator. Caesar is warned that he must "beware the Ides of March". The prophecy comes true...

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Bard In The Valley Celebrates Fifth Anniversary

NEWS RELEASE June 13, 2014, Langley BC: This summer, Bard in the Valley is celebrating its fifth season by staging one of Shakespeare’s great tragedies. Julius Caesar opens on Canada Day in Fort Langley and closes on August 3 on the Spirit Square Stage in Douglas...

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The Comedy of Errors 2013

The Comedy of Errors 2013

Summer 2013 - The Comedy of Errors tells the story of two sets of identical twins that were accidentally separated at birth (Shakespeare was father to one pair of twins). Antipholus of Syracuse and his servant, Dromio of Syracuse, arrive in Ephesus, which turns out to...

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Twelfth Night 2012

Twelfth Night 2012

Summer 2012 - Shakespeare once again conjures up a wonderful plot, where brother and sister – twins – are separated during a shipwreck. Viola, the girl twin, dresses as a boy and calls herself Cesario. She finds work in the court of Count Orsino where she falls in...

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As You Like It 2011

As You Like It 2011

Summer 2011 - A classic comedy that features the young lovers Rosalind and Orlando, Touchstone the clown and a supporting cast of some of Shakespeare’s most beloved characters. Don’t be surprised to find yourself echoing Jaques’ famous line proclaiming: “All the...

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Shakespeare A Hit in Langley

NEWS RELEASE September 7, 2010, Langley BC: This summer’s production of A Midsummer Night’s Dream attracted more than 3000 people to the nine performances at the two Langley venues. The play, written by William Shakespeare almost 500 years ago, was a major achievement...

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A Midsummer Night’s Dream 2010

A Midsummer Night’s Dream 2010

Summer 2010 - My! The woods outside Athens are a busy place on this magical night! Four runaway lovers find themselves smack bang in the middle of a dispute between the King and Queen of the fairies, and, as if that wasn’t enough, a troupe of amateur actors are trying...

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