Jesse LaPointe couldn’t be happier to be back with Bard in the Barracks for his fourth year as part of The Adventures of Pericles. Coming off performances as Laertes in Hamlet and Romeo in Romeo and Juliet, Jesse is excited to share a lesser-known play with audiences who are eager to be taken on a…
Meet Marina, daughter of Pericles
Alexa Higgins is thrilled to be playing the role of Marina in Bard in the Barracks’ upcoming show, The Adventures of Pericles. Separated from her mother Thaisa and her father Pericles in a terrible storm, Marina, on whom the second half of the play centres, grows up a virtual orphan, buffeted around the world by…
Meet Pericles: Jean-Michel Cliche
Jean-Michel Cliche is thrilled and honoured to be playing Pericles in this summer’s Bard in the Barracks production. As one of Shakespeare’s lesser known heroes, he sees this as a unique opportunity to bring this character to new audiences. “Pericles is unlike what folks have come to expect in a Shakespearean protagonist. He doesn’t plot….
Meet the Company: The Adventures of Pericles
The group of actors and musicians who will be bringing our production of The Adventures of Pericles to life for Fredericton audiences from June 22-July 3 assembled for the first time last night. A reading of the play was followed by lively discussion of the unique staging and approach we’ll be taking to the play….
Auditions for Bard in the Barracks: The Adventures of Pericles, Apr. 28 & May 1
Open auditions will be held for the Bard in the Barracks production of William Shakespeare’s Pericles on April 28 and May 1 at Memorial Hall on the UNB campus. The Adventures of Pericles, the eleventh annual production of Bard in the Barracks, will be performed outdoors (previous Bard productions have taken place in Odell Park…
Ready to Go On a Big Adventure?
Announcing The Adventures of Pericles Bard in the Barracks is excited to announce that our production for summer 2016 will be The Adventures of Pericles. Haven’t heard of Pericles? Well, after this summer, it just may become one of your favorite Shakespeare plays! Pericles is a swashbuckling tale of travel, romance, and magic, bursting with drama, comedy, and adventure….
Coming Soon… a Big Announcement!
Tomorrow, Thursday March 17, we will be announcing our plans for summer 2016 via a livestream on Twitter at noon, with full details appearing here on our site immediately thereafter. So follow us @BardBarracks and join us then … you might even win some tickets to whatever great stuff we’ve got up our sleeves… What’s…
“-the rest is silence.”
This is it! Whether you haven’t seen it yet, or you’re one of our ardent fans, tonight is literally your last chance to see this innovative and well-cultivated show. It wouldn’t be a lie to say that we’ve spent over a year perfecting this performance. It comes highly reccomended. There is a slight chance or rain this…
“…he’s loved of the distracted multitude…”
We had another huge audience in Odell park last night, and they absolutely loved the show! You only have TWO MORE CHANCES to see this groundbreaking piece of live theatre, and there’s a chance of rain tomorrow. SEE HAMLET TONIGHT!
Hamlet’s Last Stand
After last night’s record (for Barracks Square) crowd for our final performance of Romeo and Juliet, our troops are shifting sites to Odell Park for our final three performances of Hamlet, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. Show time is 7:30, but be there by 7:15 to not miss any of the action! The weather is looking…