From the 2011-2012 Season:
The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged)
Playing August 02, 2012 to September 02, 2012
A 2011 Suzi Recommended Show
Written by Adam Long, Daniel Singer, Jess Winfield (and William Shakespeare)
An irreverent, hilarious, high-speed romp through all 37 of the Bard's plays (and 154 sonnets) in two hours! Othello goes Hip-Hop, Titus Andronicus a cooking show, and all the Histories are performed as a football game. All of this performed by THREE ACTORS. It took ASC, with hundreds of actors, 26 years to complete Shakespeare's works. These three guys will do 'em all in an evening. Show offs.
Contains adult humor & language. Nothing you haven't heard, said or seen before.
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(Updated July 11)
This production is produced through special arrangement with Broadway Play Publishing Inc. The script to this play may be purchased from B P P I at http://www.BroadwayPlayPubl.com
Directed by Andrew Houchins
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Act One - 65 min / Act Two - 35 min
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You may already know the story and what happens at the end. But even if you don’t, the play is light and the plot is easy to follow. Limited violence, limited bawdiness (though please note that Shakespeare was a bawdy writer, you can’t escape it in any of his plays). There are very few things – historical, religious, or political – that you need to know ahead of time. Just enjoy!
We recommend this type of play to families, school-age kids, first-timers to Shakespeare, or anyone who just wants to do something fun on a night off. This type of play is perfect for large groups like birthday parties or special event gatherings.
How to prepare for seeing this kind of play: Just show up! You don’t need to know the play to follow along and enjoy.
Performances this Season
- Hamlet and Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead (in repertory)Performances begin May 02, 2013
- Fortinbras by Lee BlessingPerformances begin June 29, 2013
- A Midsummer Night’s DreamPerformances begin July 20, 2013
- The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (abridged)Performances begin August 09, 2013
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