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The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged)

Adam Long & Daniel Singer & Jess Winfield Price: $10.99

This is the Reduced Shakespeare Company's classic farce

Shakespeare may be turning in his grave!

The show has become a cult classic and offers all 37 plays (plus sonnets) in just 97 minutes

Performed by just three actors!

Fast paced, witty, and physical, it's full of laughter for Shakespeare lovers and haters alike

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 Androncius becomes a TV cookery programme

For the finale, Hamlet is staged first as a psychological exploration of Hamlet’s Ego and Ophelia’s Id, then performed in a matter of minutes

And, for the Finale, performed backwards!

For lovers of Shakespeare everywhere


“What cheek! What nerve! What sheer, heavenly, unadulterated fun!” Sunday Express.

"... embodies one of comedy's most essential impulses: the adolescent urge to take a baseball bat to the culturally revered. A mix of pratfalls, puns, willful misreadings of names and dialogue, clunky female impersonations, clean-cut ribaldry, and broad burlesque. The gung-ho vitality is impossible to resist" ~ Ben Brantley, The New York Times

“A madcap condensation that features nonstop laughs. Done at a whirlwind pace and with great delight, they are sure to win over even the most skeptical. And there is no doubt that William Shakespeare himself … would approve” ~ Daily Variety

“If you like Shakespeare, you’ll like this show. If you hate Shakespeare, you’ll love this show!” ~ The Today Show

“Stupendous, anchorless joy!” ~The London Times

“Wildly funny. Masterful!” ~ The Los Angeles Times

“The funniest show you are likely to see in your entire lifetime” ~ The Montreal Gazette

“Shamelessly heretical!” ~ Time Out (London)

“Gloriously, relaxingly funny” ~ The Financial Times

“Shakespeare as it was back in the Bard’s day: bawdy, irreverent, sublimely entertaining” ~ The Miami Herald

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