Tag Archives: Shakespeare

“Intense and fascinating production” of controversial play ‘Tis Pity She’s A Whore explores love and society

Ferocious, murderous and bloody. Love will not conquer all. Love will destroy all. Lazarus Theatre Company present ‘Tis A Pity She’s A Whore at Tristan Bates Theatre, Friday 26 and Saturday 27 August at 8pm. Already attracting rave reviews there is … Continue reading

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Oh P*ck! It’s a one-man Midsummer Night’s Dream – and Dave’s not happy

Imagine Shakespeare’s Midsummer Night’s Dream brought to life with a cast of just one. Sounds crazy? That’s the task facing enthusiastic young director Polly. Comedy Oh P*ck! at The Hen and Chickens Theatre, 22-26 August,  pits the director against grumpy actor Dave, who is … Continue reading

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William Shakespeare has been kidnapped – will Hamlet, Macbeth, Ophelia and Brutus come to his rescue?

Oberon’s gone mad. We’re talking full-on Hamlet. The fairy king of Midsummer has kidnapped William Shakespeare, director of S.H.I.E.L.D. (Shakespearean Heroes International Evil Lessening Division) and his mischievous sidekick Puck has brought him the Infinity Quill. A quill unlike any … Continue reading

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Rogue Shakespeare meets Monty Python in comedy MacDeth at The Cockpit

“MacBeth gone wrong”, “Shakespeare meets Monty Python”, “panto in verse” – however you describe it we want it – and it’s at The Cockpit, 15-27 August, as part of Camden Fringe. MacDeth! received nothing but glowing adulation from critics and … Continue reading

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Shakespeare’s cross-dressing women in play discussing gender identity

Endgame: Ariel explores a world without labels, through the eyes of gender fluidity in Shakespeare’s early cross-dressing females, 11-14 August at 9pm, Camden People’s Theatre. The thought-provoking physical theatre piece Endgame: Ariel, uses three of Shakespeare’s iconic cross-dressing women, as found … Continue reading

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Romeo and Juliet with a cast of 21 and dramatic fight sequences

Romeo and Juliet, probably the best known love story in the world, is coming to the Camden Fringe with a huge Perform International cast and dramatic fight scenes, 17-28 August at Rudolf Steiner House. Families feud with families, individuals taunt … Continue reading

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No men in Taming of the Shrew on acid

Prodigious all- female troupe Get Over It Productions are celebrating a DECADE in bed with the Camden Fringe! This year their version of the Bard’s hardcore comedy, The Taming of the Shrew  (25-27 August at the Etcetera Theatre), is set in 1989 … Continue reading

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