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The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (abridged) [revised] [again]

7 Sep 2023 - 23 Sep 2023
Lilydale Athenaeum Theatre Co. Inc.

Author: Adam Long, Daniel Singer & Jess Winfield

Director: Katie-Jane Amey

Genre: Comedy

Agent: MTI Australasia Pty Ltd on behalf of Dramatists Play Service Inc.


The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged) [revised] [again] hilariously summarizes all of Shakespeare’s plays, using reduced re-enactments and audience participation. It is famous for holding the (self-proclaimed) record for the shortest production of Hamlet at 43 seconds (as well as the fastest performance of Hamlet….backwards (42 seconds!). An extremely popular play that ran in London for nine years and has enjoyed countless productions in various languages playing throughout the world, this show entertains and teaches audiences facts about Shakespeare, while ensuring them a rollicking good time.


Start Date: 7 Sep 2023

End Date: 23 Sep 2023

Performance Times:

2:00pm on:

  • Sun 10th Sep 2023
  • Sun 17th Sep 2023
  • Sat 23rd Sep 2023

8:00pm on:

  • Thu 7th Sep 2023
  • Fri 8th Sep 2023
  • Sat 9th Sep 2023
  • Wed 13th Sep 2023
  • Thu 14th Sep 2023
  • Fri 15th Sep 2023
  • Sat 16th Sep 2023
  • Tue 19th Sep 2023
  • Wed 20th Sep 2023
  • Thu 21st Sep 2023
  • Fri 22nd Sep 2023
  • Sat 23rd Sep 2023

Ticket Prices:

Full Adult $27
Concession $25
Group of 10+ $22

Bookings: Tel: 9735 1777 Website: www.lilydaleatc.com Email: a.t.c@bigpond.net.au

Theatre: Lilydale Athenaeum Theatre

Theatre Address:

39-41 Castella Street, Lilydale, VIC, 3140


Characters Summary:

Three actors who play both 'themselves' and a wide-range of Shakespearean characters.
Actors will need to be able to play a wide range of characters and engage directly with the audience.
Actors will require strong improvisation and collaboration skills, and the ability to interpret the language of Shakespeare with meaning and flair.

Audition Dates:

7:00pm on:

  • Thu 11th May 2023

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