'Your Bard' was written in Seaside, Florida, as part of the Escape To Create residency programme in January 2016. The UK Premiere was at the Jersey Opera House in March 2016, and the International Premiere at the Metropolitan Ensemble Theatre was in July 2016. The production has toured throughout the UK and has also appeared at the REP Theatre in Seaside, Florida. Part of the Arts Council of England's Inn Crowd scheme, 'Your Bard' has also been performed in pubs in Norfolk, Suffolk, Kent and Sussex.
Joanne Hartstone has participated in 12 Adelaide Fringes, 7 Edinburgh Fringes, 1 Melbourne Fringe and 1 Hollywood Fringe. She is presenting 8 shows in 2018 Adelaide Fringe and is Artistic Director of the Noel Lothian Hall in the Adelaide Botanic Gardens.