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Confirmed bachelor Benedick returns from war only to find himself caught up in another battle: a war of wits and words with the acid-tongued, headstrong Beatrice. Meanwhile, Claudio is head over heels for Hero, the governor's daughter, if the treacherous Don John doesn't ruin everything first.
Broads’ Word Theatre sets Shakespeare’s Taming of the Shrew in a BDSM dungeon, where an all-female cast investigates the dynamics of power and submission with a modern fearlessness. Part of the 2015 Hollywood Fringe Festival - Lounge Theatre, 6201 Santa Monica Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90038.
Twelfth Night is a professional production directed by one-time Royal Shakespeare Company member Kenneth Sabberton. “The Great Los Angeles Air Raid” in 1942 at the height of WW2 and alien-invasion hysteria provides a rich context to thrust upon Shakespeare’s charming twins Viola and Sebastian.
Rubicon Theatre Company presents the gender-bending romantic comedy Twelfth Night or What You Will, performed by the students of the Education Department’s Fearless Shakespeare Intensive, adapted and directed by Rubicon’s first company member and critically acclaimed actor Joseph Fuqua.
From drunken revelry to the bloody battlefield, this gripping tale of fathers and sons remains one of Shakespeare’s most exciting histories, and this lean, muscular version dives deep into the heart of that timeless question: What does it mean to become a Man?