From Washington to Watergate…
Typically these cheeky fellows …The Reduced Shakespeare Company; run a proverbial amuck through the scenes of Shakespearean plays, however for our viewing pleasure they have condensed more than 600 years of US history into one marvelously witty show!
These gentlemen will romance you into learning the history of the United States through singing, dancing, and poorly told jokes. Aside from the slapstick comedy intertwined throughout the somewhat politically correct & accurate historical facts, you will find yourself laughing at their interpretation America’s creation and management over the last 600 years!
Hoping to make the literary and theatre works of the great Shakespeare more accessible to the inexperienced theatre visitor the trio of zany actors originated their traveling troupe of misfits in 1981 with the intention of creating funny follies out of serious theatre. Their intellectual twists on Shakespeare, US history, and other controversial matters are playful and hilarious!
The group has traveled the world debuting their vaudeville shows. Most recently they released a twist on a new show in honor of their 35th anniversary as a group and of the 400th anniversary of the death of the great Shakespeare this year! Their newest show “William Shakespeare’s Long Lost First Play (abridged)” was first debuted at the infamous Folger Shakespeare Theater in Washington D.C.!
In “The Complete History of America (abridged) Special Election Edition” no piece of US history is safe from Washington to Watergate, every nook and cranny of American history will be full frontal and exposed to the intellectual mercy of these educated bards. You won’t want to miss the opportunity to enjoy in the show where it is politically ok to laugh at the hush, hush political matters you have secretly mimicked over the years. This show will also offer a unique opportunity to poke fun at the current Presidential Election and will touch on the wild hairs of the pomp and circumstance that this US election brings the American people!
The motley crew of mismanaged comedians will touch upon all the unspeakable events throughout the entire history of the United States. From misinterpreted events to poorly reported conspiracy theories not one fact, fiction, or political innuendo is safe from this crew of thespians! Join them Friday October 14th for the glorious fun and fame of The Reduced Shakespeare Company and their interpretation of “The Complete History of America (abridged)”!