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Forced Entertainment

(Sheffield/London/Berlin)

Complete Works: Table Top Shakespeare: At Home Episode 33–36

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ALL IN/Performance/Theater

Since 2016 the British theatre collective Forced Entertainment brings the complete works of Shakespeare onto the stage and presented them to more than 35,0000 people., including Mousonturm in 2018. After having spent weeks separated by the recent lockdown, Forced Entertainment came up with the idea of replaying all the dramas once more as a nine-week online series using whatever was already in their own kitchens. Whether “Macbeth” (17.09.), “Romeo and Julia” (24.09.) or „King John“ (25.09.), all are performed with a full miniature cast in table top-format starring water bottle, razor blade and pillbox.

12.11. Taming of the Shrew: Claire Marshall

Petruchio tames his wife Katherine: Kiss me Kate!

13.11. The Comedy of Errors: Terry O’Connor

The first edition of this inheritance thriller in 1608 is called: “The True Chronicle History of the Life and Death of King Lear and his Three Daughters” – with, frequently forgotten, “the Unfortunate Life of Edgar, son and heir to the Earl of Gloster…”

14.11. Timon of Athens: Robin Arthur

You just can’t keep throwing your money around. As soon as it runs out, Timon discovers he’s also run out of friends.

15.11. The Tempest: Richard Lowdon

“O brave new world / That has such people in’t!“

From the age of 15
Duration: 50 Min
Language: modern English
Livestream via FE-Youtube-Channel, afterwards available
On 15.11. artist talk afterwards on Zoom, information on registration follows

Streaming at Mousonturm Studio 1 doesn’t take place.