Preview: The Complete Works of Shakespeare (abridged) by ABA Productions and The Reduced Shakespeare Company
The Reduced Shakespeare Company is back in town for another wicked romp through every student’s favourite texts! Last seen in Singapore in 2013, the three man comedy team will be flying in direct from the USA and present all 37 of the Bard’s plays in just 97 minutes!
This September, The Complete Works of William Shakespeare returns with all your favourite hilarious spins on classic tragedies and comedies, condensing them into a single madcap show. The Reduced Shakespeare Company are essentially experts at abridged versions of classic tales, having come up with other hilarious shows including The Complete History of America and The Bible: The Complete Word of God. The Complete Works of William Shakespeare is by far their most successful outing, having played for a grand total of nine years in London’s West End at the Criterion Theatre and claiming credit for being the West End’s longest running comedy.
Whether you’re brimming with Shakespeare facts or can’t tell your Hamlet from your Lear, you’ll be breathless from laughter as these madmen in tights take you on a whirlwind journey through the bare essentials of everything you need to know about Shakespeare. Catch The Reduced Shakespeare Company in their very limited run as they combining Shakespeare’s comedies, histories and tragedies for nonstop fun.
Want to experience all 37 of the Bard’s plays in 97 minutes? We’re giving away two pairs of tickets to join us in attending the opening night of The Complete Works of William Shakespeare on 27th September at the SOTA Drama Theatre.
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The Complete Works of Shakespeare plays at the SOTA Drama Theatre from 27th September to 1st October. Tickets available here