Throughout the month of July, the Commonwealth Shakespeare Company will present its 18th annual production of free Boston theater at the Parkman Bandstand on Boston Common. This summer, there are so many performances that the public can attend, it’s hard to list them all in one place. From Shakespeare on the Common to Tour of the Parks to Free for All Concerts, the Commonwealth Shakespeare Company will fill your summer with classic theater and frivolity!
Free Boston Theater
Commonwealth Shakespeare Company
Shakespeare on the Common: July 6–28 – Presenting The Two Gentlemen of Verona, directed by Steve Maler. Special Note: This summer’s free Shakespeare On The Common is dedicated to Mayor Thomas M. Menino & First Lady Angela Menino.
Tour of the Parks featuring “Cymbeline” & “Henry”: July 19-26 – Performed by the summer Acting Apprentice Company – July 19 East Boston YMCA, July 21 Georges Island, July 24 110 K Street South Boston, July 26 Family Day @ Boston Commons
If your “things to do while in Boston” list doesn’t include a performance by the Commonwealth Shakespeare Company, now is the time to add it. Their performances are free, entertaining, and the perfect way to have a relaxed evening under the stars.
The Boston Harbor Hotel at Rowes Wharf is located just 7 minutes from Boston Common and offers luxurious accommodations along the historic waterfront and fantastic dining choices from Meritage, the Rowes Wharf Sea Grille and Rowes Wharf Bar. Make your plans now to enjoy a great evening of free Boston theater.