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Shakespeare, like you've not seen before!

Vagabond Players presents 'The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged)' now through March 12, 2023. Pictured: cast members (L to R - Sydney Marks, Stephen Deininger, Matthew Payne) relax with poor Yorick. Photo: Nicolle Walker
Cast members relax with poor Yorick (L to R - Sydney, Stephen, Matt)

All the world's a stage, and all the men and women -- merely players.” … “If music be the food of love, play on.” … “To be, or not to be: that is the question.”

… A few of the most recognized lines penned by the Bard of Avon, William Shakespeare. Many more familiar lines -- Actually ALL of the other plays in Shakespeare’s canon are jammed into the Vagabond Players’ production of ‘The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged).’  It runs through March 12th, directed by Daniel Douek.

We get a preview from actor, pianist, director Stephen Deininger and actor and educator Sydney Marks.

Links: Vagabond Players tickets, Chesapeake Shakespeare Company tickets.

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