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The Complete Works of William Shakespeare [Abridged] Presented by Wellesley Theatre Project
May 9 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
An event every day that begins at 7:00pm, repeating until May 10, 2018
WELLESLEY THEATRE PROJECT PRESENTS THE COMPLETE WORKS OF WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE [ABRIDGED]
May 9th – 12th at The Wellesley Theatre Project Studios
Wellesley Theatre Project (WTP) will present, THE COMPLETE WORKS OF WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE [ABRIDGED] Wednesday, May 9th and Thursday, May 10th at 7pm, Friday, May 11th at 5pm and 8pm, and Saturday May 12th at 2pm. All performances will take place at The WTP Studios at The Wellesley Community Center, located at 219 Washington St, Wellesley, MA 02481. Tickets are priced $15 for adults and $10 for students and seniors, and may be purchased online at http://wellesleytheatreproject.org/tickets in advance, or at the door for $18 for adults and $12 for students and seniors.
London’s longest running comedy, THE COMPLETE WORKS OF WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE [ABRIDGED] is a fast-firing parody of all of William Shakespeare’s plays. A troupe of three actors strive to put on all of William Shakespeare’s 37 plays in approximately 90 minutes. Learn all about the great William Shakespeare, and experience all of his comedies and tragedies through this high energy play.
Wellesley Theatre Project’s THE COMPLETE WORKS OF WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE [ABRIDGED] features two talented casts of students between the ages of eleven and fourteen, as well as the work of two student assistant directors. These cast members reside in Wellesley as well as neighboring communities including Wayland, Needham, Concord, and Natick.
THE COMPLETE WORKS OF WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE [ABRIDGED] production staff includes: Ben Rush, Director & Scenic/Lighting Designer; Megan Pillsbury, Costume Designer; and Alexa Lambert, Stage Manager. The book is written by Adam Long, Daniel Singer, and Jess Winfield. THE COMPLETE WORKS OF WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE [ABRIDGED] is produced with special arrangements with Broadway Play Publishing, Inc.
Wellesley Theatre Project is an arts academy and a Wellesley nonprofit devoted to providing students (PreK – 12th Grade) with the opportunity to study and experience theatre and performing arts through year round classes, staged productions, workshops and summer camps. Upcoming WTP performances include Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Cinderella (June 8th-10th).
Registration is open for WTP’s 2018 Summer Camps. Sessions include three production camps geared for students between 2nd and 12th grade in addition to one week Theatre Arts camps for Pre K- 12th grade. The production camps are: Magic Tree House: Dinosaurs Before Dark (Grades 2-8), Roald Dahl’s James and the Giant Peach (Grades 2-12), and Big Fish (Grades 9-12).
For more information about THE COMPLETE WORKS OF WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE [ABRIDGED] or other Wellesley Theatre Project classes and productions, please visit http://wellesleytheatreproject.org or call 781- 235-1550.