"Kill Shakespeare" (Strawdog Theatre): Bloody Clever Twist on the Classics

"Kill Shakespeare" (Strawdog Theatre): Bloody Clever Twist on the Classics

Strawdog Theatre Company’s Hugen Hall present the Midwest premiere of Anthony Del Col and Conor McCreery’s Kill Shakespeare.  The well-known heroes and villains of Shakespearean plays are battling out for eternal power.  Hamlet, Juliet, Falstaff, Richard III, Lady MacBeth have left their own stories to confront each other and their creator, Shakespeare, in a literary blood feud. This is not your mama’s Shakespeare.  How can 16th Century literature appeal to youth in the 21st Century? Shakespeare 2.0!  Kill Shakespeare is a bloody clever twist on the classics.

Read the rest of my review at Chicago Theater Beat. 

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