The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (abridged), is an irreverent, high-speed roller-coaster through the Bard’s plays. Join our madcap trio of ambitious prop-laden actors as they weave their wicked way through Shakespeare’s Comedies, Histories and Tragedies in one wild ride that will leave you breathless and helpless with laughter!
“STUPENDOUS, ANCHORLESS JOY!” – New York Times
“If you like Shakespeare, you’ll love this show. If you hate Shakespeare, you’ll love this show!” – The Today Show
Henley Street Theatre and Richmond Shakespeare will present a free performance of The Taming of the Shrew on Tuesday, May 13 at 7 p.m. on Maymont’s Carriage House Lawn.
“Bring your picnic dinner, comfortable lawn chairs, and join us under the stars!
Taking our inspiration from the VMFA exhibit “Hollywood Costume,” our production will be set in the 1930’s, evoking the best of Hollywood’s screwball comedies and glamorous musicals, gangster movies – even the Marx Brothers and WC Fields! This beloved Shakespeare comedy about men, women, power and love will charm and enchant you.”
This Wednesday 5/1 on Maymont’s Carriage House Lawn, Richmond Shakespeare will be performing The Tempest at 7pm. The performance is free.
“A reprise of the critically-acclaimed production of The Tempest, performed on the beautiful grounds of Maymont. Bring your lawn chairs, blankets, and picnics and enjoy James Alexander Bond’s wonderful cast as they present one of the Bard’s best loved works: a story of magic, power, and redemption.”
Rain date May 2.
I would love to catch this free Shakespeare performance at Maymont next
Wednesday (Update 5/8 – The performance has been moved to THURSDAY May 10, due to stormy weather predicted for Wednesday):
Also head to the Maymont Japanese Garden this Sunday for a performance by The University of Richmond Taiko Drummers at 1:30 & 2:30pm