Fri 13th – Sun 15th April     ||     Fri 20th – Sun 22nd April


Shakespeare By The Bay is a collaborative performance concept between Bard On The BeachWatsons Bay Boutique Hotel and the Woollahra Council, this event is set to bring world-renowned Shakespearean performances to life.


This April, enjoy spectacular, culture enriching performances of The Tragedy of King Richard III & The Two Gentlemen of Verona with the stunning backdrop of Sydney’s sparkling harbour, from Robertson Park. Performances will run evenings over two weeks 13th – 22nd April, from Friday through to Sunday.





Adults – $30

Concession – $15

Pre sale tickets close at 4:30pm every evening, after this, you may buy tickets on the door for $35 an adult or $20 for a concession. 


Bard On The Beach is an Australian national touring company with thriving talent and extensive experience in outdoor performances of this nature. Bard On The Beach and Watsons Bay Boutique Hotel strongly believe in the importance of arts in strengthening a sense of community. 


We’re offering take-away picnics filled with an array of delicious eats and treats to enjoy throughout the performance.


Wet Weather: If the event is cancelled due to rain and poor weather conditions, you will have the opportunity to exchange your tickets to a different date. The wet weather announcement will be made 1.5 hours prior to the event start time, those who leave their mobile phone number will be notified via text message and there will be a social post announcement on Watsons Bay Boutique Hotel Facebook pagePlease Note: There will be NO refunds issued for this event.

Show Times

The Tragedy of King Richard III


Friday 13th April – 7:30pm – 10:00pm

Saturday 21st April – 7:30pm – 10:00pm

Sunday 22nd April – 6:30pm – 9:00pm


The Two Gentlemen of Verona

Saturday 14th April – 7:30pm – 10:00pm

Sunday 15th April – 6:30pm – 9:00pm

Friday 20th April – 7:30pm – 10:00pm





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