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Shakespeare on the Common: Much Ado About Nothing
Don Pedro, Claudio and others pay their respects to Hero, who they believe has died, in a scene from the Commonwealth Shakespeare Company's "Much Ado About Nothing" on Boston Common. (Robin Lubbock/WBUR)
Much Ado About Nothing is one of Shakespeare’s most popular and frequently performed plays- free and outdoors in Boston Common.
Much Ado About Nothing is one of Shakespeare’s most popular and frequently performed plays. The plot revolves around two couples — witty Beatrice and Benedick, who publicly proclaim their disdain for each other but fall madly in love; and naïve Hero and Claudio, who fall quickly in love only to be thwarted and then reunited (in both cases, with a bit of help from their friends). But it’s more than just a comedic romp. The play tackles serious themes too: trust and betrayal, power andView more
Performances are FREE of charge.
Audience members can bring blankets or chairs, or can rent chairs on site for $10.
Audience members are permitted to bring modest food items to consume at the show.
Reserved premium seating in our Friends Section are availible. Check out our Friends Section page for more information.
Tremont and Park Street, Boston, MA 02111