Exit, Pursued By Bard by David Belke
A comedic cornucopia of Shakespeare inspired playlets, sketches and poems (with a wee touch of drama) make for a production rich in variety and entertainment value. The twenty scenes turn upside down Shakespearean mysteries, themes and characters. Among other things audiences discover the real reason for Prospero's island exile, the unexpected aftermath of A Midsummer Night's Dream, a backstage conflict mirroring the drama of Othello, the final fate of Banquo's ghost, the sobering tale of Romeo's Apothecary, the insurmountable problems in bringing a bear onstage and the tragic existence of Shakespeare's least loved plays. Exit Pursued by Bard is an exhilarating treat for Shakespeare fans and theatre enthusiasts both.
Year Printed: 2009
First Produced: First produced in 2009 at Varscona Theatre, Edmonton, AB.
Running TIme: 105 minutes
Male Cast: 2
Female Cast: 2