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Redlands Bowl, Redlands

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The Redlands Bowl is an amphitheatre in Redlands, California, USA, founded in 1924, and used for music and theatrical performances that are offered to the public with no admission charge. The existing structure was commissioned and built by Florence and Clarence White as a gift to the City of Redlands in 1931. A portion of Proverbs 29:18, "Without vision a people perish", is inscribed across the frieze above the stage.

The Redlands Shakespeare Festival has occurred the last three weekends in May every year since its inception in 2004, presenting three full-scale Shakespearean productions in repertory, along with a series of educational lectures, community workshops, and special events. The 2014 festival was canceled.
The Redlands Bowl Summer Music Festival takes place each summer from late June through August, with 18-20 programs in diverse musical genres offered on Tuesday and Friday nights. It is the oldest continuous music festival in the United States at which no admission is charged.
Besides the Shakespeare festival and music festival, the Redlands Bowl occasionally serves as a venue for other productions and community events.

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  • You can get there early for your choice of seats, or show up just before the show and there are really no bad seats. Lots of wholesome fun.  more »
  • Love this venue for the summer concert series! People are friendly. You can bring your own picnic lunch and drinks. Remember to pack seat cushions as the benches are wood.  more »
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  • Went here for one of the outdoor plays. We saw singing in the rain . Gene Kelly would have been proud done extremely well.they even included the rain scene very very well done seating for about two to three thousand people. Will definitely be returning for these outdoor plays again, and again, and again...
  • This area. I stumbled upon it during a festival outdoors. It was a live concert acoustics are amazing there the seating was easy to get to and the bathrooms are in the back and clean. They also had options for food and not overcrowded you were also able to sit in the grass as long as you brought your own blanket and chairs would come again!

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