"The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged)" on August 26–28 (Up to 60% Off)

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Shakespeare called himself "the bard" because "The Brad" was taken and that guy was like the coolest guy at Olde England Memorial High School. Learn more with this GrouponLive deal.

The Deal

  • $24 for one ticket to The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged) (up to $60.29 value)
  • When: Tuesday, August 26–Thursday, August 28
  • Where: The Drake Hotel (Tuesday); Old Mill Inn (Wednesday and Thursday)
  • Seating: general admission
  • Door time: one hour before showtime
  • Ticket values include all fees.

The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged)

The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged) shatters any preconceptions about the dryness of Shakespeare by zipping through all 37 of the bard's plays in 90 minutes, playfully reducing complex plots to their constituent parts. The pared down storytelling simultaneously reveals the archetypal resonances between the works while humorously making light of the prolific playwright's commonly recycled plot elements such as mistaken identity, dramatic last-act deaths, and tyrannical kings who forced their courts to rhyme in every sentence. The three-person cast engages patrons with high-energy interaction, tearing down the fourth wall with gleeful abandon to talk to audiences and pull showgoers into their madcap scenes.

Classical Theatre Project

Countless theatre troupes perform Shakespeare plays. But very few of them present them exclusively for young audiences. At Classical Theatre Project, the ensemble strives to make William Shakespeare’s work appealing and relevant to youth culture. Whether they’re mounting a traditional Elizabethan production or infusing new life into a script with unconventional concepts and spilled baby food on the pages, the company takes pride in getting young people excited about live theatre.


Tips from Groupon Customers

  • “Great play and the cast was hilarious! Also, make sure to bring your camera, because the surrounding gardens/grounds are perfect for photo ops. ;)”

  • “Excellent show and excellent groupon value”

  • “Great play and nice atmosphere. Very weather dependent though - there were no umbrellas in case it's raining or very sunny and hot. Some people brought own chairs -...”

    “Great play and nice atmosphere. Very weather dependent though - there were no umbrellas in case it's raining or very sunny and hot. Some people brought own chairs - good idea, I believe they were way more comfortable than what was provided.”


  1. 1

    The Drake Hotel

    1150 Queen Street West

    Toronto, Ontario M6J 1J3

    416-531-5042

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  2. 2

    Old Mill Inn

    21 Old Mill Rd

    Toronto, Ontario M8X 1G5

    416-236-2641

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In a Nutshell

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Acting trio comically tackles Shakespeare's 37 plays in 90 minutes, reimagining Othello as rap & Titus Andronicus as cooking show

The Fine Print

Expires Aug 28th, 2014. Limit 8 per person. Valid only for option purchased. Redeem day of show for a ticket at venue box office. Must show valid ID matching name on Groupon at the venue. Refundable only on day of purchase. Discount reflects Classical Theatre Project's current ticket prices-price may differ on day of the event. Doors open 1 hour before showtime. For disability seating, call box office promptly upon receipt of voucher - availability is limited. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

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