Shakespeare By The Bay is returning to Watsons Bay Boutique Hotel to showcase some of the most famous of all the Bard’s plays over two weekends this April.


Shakespeare By The Bay is a collaborative performance concept between Bard On The BeachWatsons Bay Boutique Hotel and the Woollahra Council, bringing world-renowned Shakespearean dramas to life in the stunning open-air setting of Robertson Park in Watson’s Bay.

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. 

 This year the performances on offer are the comedy, The Merry Wives of Windsor, and that most famous of love-struck tragedies,  Romeo & Juliet. The spectacular backdrop of Sydney’s sparkling harbour will add an extra frisson to the beautiful poetry and dramatic prose on display.

To sustain you through all that culture, Watsons Bay Boutique Hotel will offer take-away picnics filled with an array of delicious eats and treats to enjoy throughout the performance. Both alcoholic and soft drinks will be available to buy from the bottle shop. There are even kiddy snack boxes for those with high brow little ones!

Performances will run evenings over two weeks 13th – 23rd April, from Thursday through to Sunday.
WHAT: Shakespeare by the Bay
WHEN: Thursday to Sunday, 13th -23rd April
WHERE: Robertson Park, Watson’s Bay, NSW 20
TICKETS: Click here to buy tickets
PICNIC MENU: click here


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 page.

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