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The Reduced Shakespeare Company

  • Folger Theatre Washington, DC (map)

This wonderfully inventive and wildly hilarious play returns to Folger Theatre in this eagerly anticipated World Premiere. Discovered in a treasure-filled parking lot in Leicester, England, an ancient manuscript proves to be the long-lost first play by none other than the young William Shakespeare from Stratford. Using questionable scholarship and street-performer smarts, the trio of comic actors throw themselves into a fast, funny, and frenzied festival of physical finesse, witty wordplay, and plentiful (pitiful) punning.

Earlier Event: April 20
Later Event: April 21
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