Buy Tickets From the 2016-2017 Season: The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (abridged) Playing August 05, 2017 to August 20, 2017

$15 General Admission Preview August 3
$20 General Admission Preview August 4

Written by Adam Long, Daniel Singer, Jess Winfield (and William Shakespeare)

Charlie Thomas, Adam King, Vinnie Mascola

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 fools will do 'em all in an evening. Show offs.

Contains adult humor & language. Nothing you haven't heard, said or seen before.

Join the cast and crew members for a Question and Answer session on Sunday August 13 after the show!

THE COMPLETE WORKS OF WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE (ABRIDGED) [REVISED] is produced
by special arrangement with Broadway Play Publishing Inc, NYC
http://www.broadwayplaypub.com

Originally produced by Reduced Shakespeare Company



Director's Notes

Directed by Nicholas Faircloth

Show Information

Duration

Act One - 60 min / 15 min intermission / Act Two - 45 min (Ending time is approx. 10pm/9pm Sun)

Show Roles

Performances August 5-20, 2017

Cast:
Adam King
Vinnie Mascola
Charlie Thomas

Show Times
Shows at The Shakespeare Tavern Playhouse begin at 7:30pm, except on Sundays, when they begin at 6:30pm

Bardometer Rating

How difficult is this Shakespearean play to grasp? On a scale of 1 to 10.
1
 
What does rating this mean?

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 (see below). There are very few things – historical, religious, or political – that you need to know ahead of time. Just enjoy!

A note about bawdiness in Shakespeare: It exists. Despite what your English teacher taught you, Shakespeare wrote some pretty saucy lines and they pop up from time to time. While there is never any nudity on stage, our actors are trained to make the text clear. If we feel a show contains a plethora of Graphic Elizabethan Poetry (or is very bloody/violent/triggering) we will put that disclaimer in the blurb about the show. It won’t happen often. If this Bardometer lists a play as a 1 or 2, you can rest assured that it is an appropriate show for kids under ten.

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