Reduced Shakespeare Company November 2, 2018



“Cheeky, hilarious, and consistently funny!”

-Across The Arts (UK)

“If you like Shakespeare, you’ll love this show. If you hate Shakespeare, you’ll love this show.”

-The Today Show


The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (abridged) [revised] is the original, timeless classic from the Reduced Shakespeare Company. Every ten years, give or take, the RSC goes back to the source, the fountainhead, the birth of all things that followed.  An irreverent, fast-paced romp through the Bard’s plays, it was London’s longest-running comedy, having clocked a very palpable nine years in London’s West End at the Criterion Theatre! The show has been seen at the Kennedy Center, Off-Broadway, and from sea to shining sea. Join these madcap men in tights as they weave their wicked way through all of Shakespeare’s Comedies, Histories and Tragedies in one wild and memorable ride that leaves audiences breathless and helpless with laughter.

In the spirit of Shakespeare himself, RSC shows contain some occasional bawdy language and mild innuendo. All children (and parents) are different, so they’ve chosen to rate their shows PG-13: Pretty Good If You’re Thirteen.


Since its pass-the-hat origins in 1981, the Reduced Shakespeare Company has created ten world-renowned stage shows, two television specials, several failed TV pilots, and numerous radio pieces, all of which have been performed, seen, and heard the world over. RSC’s first three shows – The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (abridged),The Complete History of America (abridged)The Bible: The Complete Word of God (abridged) – ran for nine years at the Criterion Theatre in Piccadilly Circus as London’s longest-running comedies. They’ve also given the “Reduced” treatment to Edinburgh Festival Fringe, the famous ABC drama Lost, and the entirety of western civilization.

For National Public Radio, the RSC has been heard on All Things Considered, Weekend Edition, Talk of the Nation, Day to Day, West Coast Live, and To The Best of Our Knowledge.  The BBC World Service commissioned the six-part Reduced Shakespeare Radio Show. The Reduced Shakespeare Company Christmas was heard on Public Radio International.

Reserved Seating: $45, $30, $25, $20

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