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2022 My Cause Fundraising Campaign

Lakespeare & Co. have launched a fundraising campaign, with a view to finding $7020 in donations. This money is enough to pay for one large free show and contributed to costumers.

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2022 Season Announcement: As You Like It

A delightful comedy featuring mistaken identities, bad poetry (though we don’t mean Shakespeare), wandering jesters and enchanted forests.
Watch this space for further announcements about tickets, our guest director and exciting opportunities to audition… or become a part of Lakespeare team!
The show WILL go on! We can’t wait for 2022.

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Songs and Sonnets, Glebe Park

Nearly 300 people braved the elements to see what was a great show. Sparta! Having cancelled Shakespeare by the Lakes IV, the elements seem to be against us with Songs and Sonnets, our alternative offering. OUr oriignal date was rained out – the whole weekend a write-off. We work on the assumption that it can’t be bad

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Lakespeare & Co: Shakespeare by the Lakes IV Announcement

To all of Lakespeare & Co.’s lovely friends and supporters With disappointment but not a huge amount of surprise, Lakespeare & Co has decided we will not stage Shakespeare by the Lakes IV: Measure for Measure in 2021. SBTL IV involved an interstate director and actors so the COVID-19 interstate travel restrictions in December and January (and the threat of their

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Taimus Werner-Gibbings: Wrapping up Shakespeare by the Lakes III

Shakespeare by the Lakes III: End of Season Wrap In hindsight, the situation’s barrel Lakespeare & Co. stared down at the start of the year while working to produce and finance Shakespeare by the Lakes III: A Midsummer Night’s Dream is best described in a line first used by Thomas Fuller in his 1650 text

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Welcome to our Website!

Canberra’s version of free Shakespeare performances – Shakespeare by the Lakes – is unique in Australia. We make the bard more accessible, more fun and less risky with lovely summer evenings of quality theatre in community parks with food trucks, face-painting, laughs and live music.

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