The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged) [revised] [again]


The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged) [revised] [again]

Written by Adam Long, Daniel Singer and Jess Winfield
Directed by Andrew Papa

Performances: April 12, 13, 14,19, 20, 21, 2024

Times: Friday: 7:30 p.m.; Saturday & Sunday, 3 p.m.

Location: The Marlene Boll Theatre, 1401 Broadway Street, Detroit


Get ready for a hilarious and high-energy romp through all of William Shakespeare's plays in just 97 minutes! The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged)[revised][again] is a fast-paced, irreverent comedy that will have you laughing from start to finish.  Join our actors as they take on the challenge of performing all 37 of Shakespeare's plays in a single evening.  Featuring a mix of slapstick humor, clever wordplay, and even a little audience participation, this show is the perfect night out for anyone who loves Shakespeare, or anyone who just loves a good laugh. Whether you're a die-hard fan or a Shakespeare newbie, The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged) [revised][again] is sure to entertain and delight! 

Recommended for ages 15+.
Warning: Adult content and suggestive language.

The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged) [revised] [again] runs 100 minutes with one 10 minute intermission.


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Special Events:

  • Friday, April 12: Opening Night Performance & Reception. Sponsored by Thomas E. Page  ’71, ’76
  • Saturday, April 13: UDM Accepted Students Night - free tickets for any student accepted to the University of Detroit Mercy for fall 2024 and their family! Call 313-993-3270 or email for tickets.
  • Sunday, April 14: Let’s Talk Shakespeare: How a nobody from Stratford-upon-Avon came to be the world’s most famous playwright. Presented as part of the Detroit Theatre Discussion Project.
  • Friday, April 19: Community Night: all tickets $10!
  • Saturday, April 20: Unleashing Spontaneous Brilliance! How Improv is Used in Theatre to Inform Performance. Join us after the performance for an interactive workshop that unveils the mesmerizing relationship between improv and scripted material. Explore a unique behind-the- scenes analysis, where our talented cast and instructors will showcase the dynamic interplay between improvisation and the creation of scripted performances.
  • Sunday, April 21: Closing Performance
All special events are open to the public.