The performances are scheduled as follows:
Hermosa Beach – Valley Park, Valley & Gould
Wednesday, July 15 at 7pm: The Tempest
Thursday, July 16 at 7pm: As You Like It
Very steep hill – low beach chairs, and blankets are best. Gets a little damp and chilly. You have to park in the surrounding neighborhood and walk in.
Manhattan Beach – Polliwog Park, 1601 Manhattan Beach Boulevard
Friday, August 14 at 7pm: The Tempest
Saturday, August 15 at 7pm: As You Like It
Chairs are fine – low Beach chairs are nicest for those behind you. Also chilly and tends to get a little damp. Greek Amphitheater type venue in center of park – not visible from the street. You have to park a little ways away and walk in.
Rancho Palos Verdes – Fred Hesse Jr. Community Park, 29301 Hawthorne Boulevard
Sunday, July 12 at 7pm: As You Like It
Huge grassy field with bowl-like corner where audience can place seats – low chairs best for areas with rise. Blankets a must. Starts out warm/hot, but marine layer floats in by intermission – layers of warm clothing a must.
Rancho Palos Verdes – Green Hills Memorial Park, 27501 South Western Avenue
Wednesday, July 29 at 7pm: As You Like It
Flat grassy area. Bring your own chairs and blankets. Wear layers as it tends to get damp and chilly.
Rancho Palos Verdes – Terranea Resort, 100 Terranea Way
Thursday, July 23 at 7pm: The Tempest
No outside food permitted. Food and beverage available for purchase onsite. $10 parking.
Torrance – Wilson Park Gazebo, 2200 Crenshaw Boulevard
Friday, July 31 at 8pm: The Tempest
Saturday, August 1 at 8pm: As You Like It
Open grassy area by the gazebo – come early to get close. Greek Amphitheatre. Sloped lawn gets steeper the further you get from the playing space. Low beach chairs or blankets work best. Warm layered clothing recommended.
Shakespeare by the Sea is a non-profit organization whose mission is to ignite imagination, promote literacy and offer a venue for technical and performing artists to exercise their passion.
So grab a few lawn chairs, blankets and a picnic basket and settle in for a theater production by the greatest playwright of all time.
These shows are free and open to the public. All seating is on a first come, first serve basis.
For additional information, visit the website at http://www.shakespearebythesea.org/wp/