'The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (abridged)' Set for BC Stage
Theatre at Bridgewater College will present The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (abridged) Feb. 27 – March 2 in Cole Hall at Bridgewater College.
The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (abridged) by Adam Long, Daniel Singer and Jess Winfield premiered at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival in 1988 and became London’s second-longest running comedy after a decade at the Criterion Theatre.
The show features all 37 of William Shakespeare’s plays performed in 97 minutes by three actors with the help of the occasional audience member.
Performances are at 8 p.m. Feb. 27 – March 1 and at 3 p.m. on March 2. A talk-back and reception will follow the performance on Friday, Feb. 28. Reservations are recommended and tickets may be reserved by calling 540-828-5631. Tickets are $9 for adults and $7 for seniors and non-BC students.
Cast members include:
Nicholas Davies, a senior English major with a minor in theater, from Waynesboro, Va.;
John Thomas Oates, a senior applied chemistry major, from Mount Solon, Va.; and
Garrett Schwalbach, a senior English major, from Penn Laird, Va.
Assistant directors are seniors James E. Custer, an English major with a minor in theater, from Dayton, Va., and Wil Browning, a communication studies major, from Palmyra, Va.
Morgan Elkins, a senior communication studies major with a minor in theater, from Cloverdale, Va., is serving as stage manager. Jonathan Josue Trejo, a senior communication studies major with a minor in psychology, from Newport News, Va., is assistant stage manager.
Elainna K. Mills, a junior psychology major with a minor in theater, from Colorado Springs, Colo., is serving as property master.
Jennifer A. Sclafani, a senior health and exercise science major with a minor in theater, from Virginia Beach, Va., is assistant set designer.
Bashar S. Murad, a senior communication studies major with minors in theater and French, from Jerusalem, Palestine, is serving as dramaturge.
Three members of the local community, Shannon Dove, Holly Labbe and David Vogel, are in charge of set design, costume design and lighting respectively.