Buy Tickets From the 2018-2019 Season: The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (abridged) Playing August 17, 2019 to September 01, 2019

Performance on Sunday September 1 starts at 2pm

A Suzi Bass Award Recommended Show

Danielle Hopkins, Kirstin Calvert, Mary Ruth Ralston

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! Titus Andronicus becomes a cooking show, the Histories are presented in a "marvel"ous way, and we go NUTS with Hamlet. All of this performed by THREE ACTORS. It took ASC, with hundreds of actors, 26 years to complete Shakespeare's works the first time (this last time through, it only took us 8!) These three nerds will do 'em all in an evening. Show offs.

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

Originally produced by Reduced Shakespeare Company.
THE COMPLETE WORKS OF WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE (ABRIDGED) [REVISED] is produced by special arrangement with Broadway Play Publishing Inc, NYC

Join the cast and crew members for a lively Question and Answer session on Sunday August 25 after the show!

Performance on Sunday September 1 starts at 2pm. House opens and a brunch menu will be available at 12:45pm.

Beginning July 2019, our student ticket prices are as follows:
$15 General Admission Tickets on Thursdays
$20 in all sections on Fridays and Sundays
(No student discounts on Saturdays)

Every night is Ladies Night during the run of Complete Works! All ladies will receive 25% off all alcoholic beverages!

Director's Notes

Directed by Dani Herd

Show Information


Act One: 60 minutes
15 minute intermission
Act Two: 45 min
Show will end around 9:45pm / 8:45pm Sundays (4:15pm Sunday Sept 1)

Show Roles

Performances August 17-September 1, 2019

Danielle Hopkins
Mary Ruth Ralston
Kirstin Calvert

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.
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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