The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (abridged) by Adam Long, Daniel Singer & Jess Winfield
A comedy directed by Harriet Vickers
Shakespeare may be turning in his grave, but this has become a cult classic and contains all 37 plays (plus sonnets) in just 97 minutes. As the comedies aren’t anywhere near as funny as the tragedies, all sixteen have been condensed into ‘Four Weddings and a Transvestite’, the history plays are transformed into a game of American football, Othello is performed in rap and Titus Andronicus becomes a TV cookery programme. For the finale, Hamlet is staged first as a psychological exploration of Hamlet’s Ego and Ophelia’s Id, and then performed in a matter of minutes. A treat for lovers of Shakespeare everywhere and a revelation for all who have avoided Shakespeare till now.
The play reading will take place on Monday 18th March 2019, and the auditions on the following Monday, 25th March, both from 7.30pm at the Shaftesbury Theatre.
Box office will be open from the Monday 29th July daily from 10am - 12noon (not Sundays).
This amateur production of “The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (abridged)” is presented by special arrangement with Josef Weinberger Ltd.