The Shakespeare Festival at the Globe Neuss presents as partner of Forced Entertainment:

The Shakespeare Festival at the Globe Neuss presents as partner of Forced Entertainment:
Forced Entertainment

Complete Works: Table Top Shakespeare: At Home

A salt and pepper pot for the king and queen. A vase for the prince. A matchbox for the servant. A toilet roll tube for the Innkeeper. A water bottle for the messenger. A kitchen table for a stage.

In this ‘At Home’ edition of Complete Works the dramatis personae of household objects return to a domestic setting in a unique staging directly from the performers’ homes to yours.

Forced Entertainment’s Complete Works is the group’s first venture into Shakespearean territory and this ‘at home’ edition, presented over nine weeks, is a kind of quietly ambitious levelling and opening out of the plays. The project’s gently comic re-casting and re-telling of each play is also both a celebration of the stories’ power and a tribute to the durability of theatre itself.

Week 1
17.09. Macbeth / Richard Lowdon
18.09. Pericles / Cathy Naden
19.09. The Merchant of Venice / Claire Marshall
20.09. A Midsummer Night’s Dream / Jerry Killick

Week 2
24.09. Romeo and Juliet / Terry O’Connor
25.09. King John / Cathy Naden
26.09. Titus Andronicus / Robin Arthur
27.09. Much Ado About Nothing / Richard Lowdon

Week 3
01.10. Hamlet / Terry O’Connor
02.10. Loves Labour’s Lost / Robin Arthur
03.10. The Winter’s Tale / Cathy Naden
04.10. All’s Well That Ends Well / Claire Marshall

Week 4
08.10. Richard II / Terry O’Connor
09.10. Henry IV Part 1 / Jerry Killick
10.10. Henry IV Part 2 / Jerry Killick
11.10. Henry V / Claire Marshall

Week 5
15.10. Henry VI Part1 / Richard Lowdon
16.10. Henry VI Part 2 / Richard Lowdon
17.10. Henry VI Part 3 / Richard Lowdon
18.10. Richard III / Claire Marshall

Week 6
22.10. Measure for Measure / Cathy Naden
23.10. Corialanus / Jerry Killick
24.10. The Merry Wives of Windsor / Terry O’Connor
25.10. King Lear / Robin Arthur

Week 7
29.10. Twelfth Night / Jerry Killick
30.10. Cymbeline / Terry O’Connor
31.10. Julius Caesar / Robin Arthur
01.11. Antony and Cleopatra / Cathy Naden

Week 8
05.11. Two Gentlemen of Verona / Claire Marshall
06.11. Troilus and Cressida / Jerry Killick
07.11. As You Like It / Robin Arthur
08.11. Othello / Cathy Naden

Week 9
12.11. Taming of the Shrew / Claire Marshall
13.11. The Comedy of Errors / Terry O’Connor
14.11. Timon of Athens / Robin Arthur
15.11. The Tempest / Richard Lowdon

Conceived and devised by Forced Entertainment

COMPLETE WORKS: TABLE TOP SHAKESPEARE: AT HOME
is a Forced Entertainment production.

Financially supported by the following partners: Kanuti Gildi SAAL (Tallinn); KunstFestSpiele Herrenhausen; Künstlerhaus Mousonturm (Frankfurt/Main); The Mondavi Center, UC Davis; PACT Zollverein (Essen); Romaeuropa Festival (Rom); Shakespeare Festival Neuss; Stanford Live at Stanford University; UCLA’s Center for the Art of Performance und UC Santa Barbara Arts & Lectures. Präsentiert im Rahmen des ›Time-Based Art Festival 2020‹ am Portland Institute for Contemporary Art und Temporada Alta 2020.

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