$15 for Two Tickets to "The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged)" at Arneson River Theater (Up to $30 Value)

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

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Promotional value expires Mar 31, 2012. Amount paid never expires. Redeem on day of show for a ticket at Arneson River Theater. Must show valid ID matching name on Groupon at Arneson River Theater. Must provide first and last name at checkout, which will be provided to Arneson River Theater. The Company Theatre is the issuer of tickets. Refundable only on day of purchase. Discount reflects The Company Theatre's current ticket prices-price may differ on day of the event. Must be 5 or older. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

Going to the theater lets you take in dramatic scenes at a safe distance, much like listening to your neighbors argue about how to pronounce "gnocchi." Hide behind the fourth wall with this GrouponLive deal to The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged), presented by The Company Theatre at Arneson River Theater. For $15, you get two tickets for general-admission seating on Saturday, March 31, at 7:30 p.m. (up to a $30 value). Doors open at 6:30 p.m.

With numerous stagings across the world, including a record nine-year run at the Criterion Theatre in London, The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged) pares down the bard's lexicon into a 90-minute whirlwind rife with comedy and lightning-quick costume changes. The trio of Brad Adams, Damian Gillen, and John Chevront tackles Shakespeare's 37 plays with unconventional techniques, recounting the plot of Othello through rap and reimagining Titus Andronicus as the world's bloodiest cooking show. The parodies build to an accelerating series of Hamlet interpretations, which culminates in the cast performing the tragedy backwards. The outdoor amphitheater of the Arneson River Theater recalls the open-air environs of the Globe Theatre itself, as do the cross-dressing actors and audience members hushing the ringtones of their carrier pigeons.

Customer Reviews

Very well done and entertaining..not really all Shakespeare but very entertaining and unique. Loved it!
Naureen B. · April 3, 2016
It was a wonderful experience.
Ephraim S. · December 21, 2015
Great show, perfect for couples, families and friends.
Anna N. · December 20, 2015
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