Productions

Romeo and Juliet

Romeo and Juliet

Performance dates: Fort Langley's Historic Community Hall Friday, June 29, Saturday, June 30 and Sunday, July 1 (as part of Fort Langley’s Canada Day Celebrations). All performances begin at 7 p.m. on the lawn in front of Fort Langley’s historic community hall....

read more
Sam Spade and The Whistler 2017

Sam Spade and The Whistler 2017

    Two 1940s radio plays will be performed live on stage at the Langley Event Centre on Tuesday, October 24. This second annual Halloween event is, once again, created by Bard in the Valley and sponsored by The Township of Langley. These fun, suspense-filled plays...

read more
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 fun,...

read more
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.

read more
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.

read more
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...

read more
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...

read more
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...

read more
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...

read more
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...

read more

Call for Proposals

Bard in the Valley (BIV) is inviting directors to submit proposals to direct a Shakespearean play for BIV’s next season. If you are a director and you have a passion for a particular Shakespearean play, we would like to hear from you.