Reduced Shakespeare Co presents William Shakespeare’s Long Lost First Play
Reduced Shakespeare Co presents William Shakespeare’s Long Lost First Play (Abridged) @ the BCPA on Fri., Jan. 19 at 7:30 p.m.
$5.00 Student Tickets
Available at the BCPA Ticket Office or by phone at 309-434-2777. Must Show student ID.
In this strange-yet-familiar narrative, an ancient grudge pits Puck (from A Midsummer’s Night Dream) against Ariel (from The Tempest) and turns Shakespeare’s canon upside-down, creating such strange bedfellows as Hamlet and that master motivator Lady Macbeth, Viola and Richard III, King Lear and the Weird Sisters, and (of course) Dromio and Juliet. Using questionable scholarship and street-performer smarts, the production weaves together most of the famous speeches and plot devices of Shakespeare’s thirty-nine plays to create a fast, funny, and fictional fortieth, filled with witty wordplay and vaudevillian variety.
Show sponsored by Carole & Jerry Ringer
Friday, January 19, 2018
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Cost: Tickets: $35/ $30/ $25
Bloomington Center for the Performing Arts
600 N East St
Bloomington IL 61701