Richard III

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    ​After years of civil war, England is ruled by Yorkist Edward IV. His brother, Richard, coveting the throne, has his brother Clarence, nephews, wife, enemies, and friends killed on the way to ultimate power. At the Battle of Bosworth, he is defeated by the Tudor Richmond, who becomes Henry VII. Note: Runtime may vary depending …

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    A Midsommer Night’s Dreame

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      Hermia loves Lysander (requitedly). Helena loves Demetrius (unrequitedly). Pucke (a fairy) accidentally makes Lysander and Demetrius love Helena. Chaos ensues. King Oberon bespells Queen Titania to love an actor transformed into an ass. The fairies reconcile. Pucke fixes the spells (except Demetrius). Everyone gets married and watches a terrible play. Note: Weather conditions may affect …

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      Romeo and Juliet (Gentlethem’s Show)

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        ​The Capulets and Montagues hate one another. Romeo (Montague) sneaks into a Capulet party and meets Juliet (Capulet). They marry in secret. Juliet’s cousin challenges Romeo. Romeo kills him and is banished. Juliet fakes her death. Romeo doesn’t realise, takes poison, and dies beside her. Juliet wakes and stabs herself. Note:  Weather conditions may affect …

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        The Tragedie of Romeo and Juliet

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          ​The Capulets and Montagues hate one another. Romeo (Montague) sneaks into a Capulet party and meets Juliet (Capulet). They marry in secret. Juliet’s cousin challenges Romeo. Romeo kills him and is banished. Juliet fakes her death. Romeo doesn’t realise, takes poison, and dies beside her. Juliet wakes and stabs herself. Note:  Weather conditions may affect …

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          Comedie of Errors (Abridged)

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            Two sets of identical twins, masters (Antipholus) and servants (Dromio), were separated by shipwreck. Antipholus of Syracuse arrives in Ephesus and Adriana mistakes him for her husband (E.Antipholus).. S.Antipholus gets a gold chain E.Antipholus ordered, but then E.Antipholus is arrested for not paying. Confusion reigns until Antipholus’ parents are found. Note: Runtime may vary depending …

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            The Tragedie of Hamlet

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              Mix together one dead father (now a ghost), a mother that quickly marries your murderous uncle, a complicated love life, two sycophantic childhood chums, a company of actors, a duel, poison, murder, madness, and the skull of a dead clown. Add pirates. Something is rotten in the state of Denmark. Note: Runtime may vary depending …

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              Love’s Labours Lost

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                Forgetting the French Princess is arriving soon, King Ferdinand and friends swear off women,  The courtiers are smitten. Letters are sent and confused. Berowne reasons ways out of the oath. The French court departs, but will return in one year to marry the King and courtiers… if they prove worthy. Note: Runtime may vary depending on …

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                Comedie of Errors

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                  Two sets of identical twins, masters (Antipholus) and servants (Dromio), were separated by shipwreck. Antipholus of Syracuse arrives in Ephesus and Adriana mistakes him for her husband (E.Antipholus).. S.Antipholus gets a gold chain E.Antipholus ordered, but then E.Antipholus is arrested for not paying. Confusion reigns until Antipholus’ parents are found. Note: Runtime may vary depending …

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                  Twelfth Night (or What You Will)

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                    ​Orsino loves Olivia (unrequitedly). Twins, Viola and Sebastian, are shipwrecked. Viola cross-dresses, works for Orsino, and Olivia falls in love with her/him. Olivia’s household trick Malvolio into thinking Olivia loves him. Olivia (confused) marries Sebastian. The twins reunite, Malvolio’s gulling and Viola’s gender are revealed, and Orsino proposes to Viola. Note: Runtime may vary depending …

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                    The Tragedie of Othello

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                      Othello promotes Cassio, bypassing Iago. Othello marries Desdemona without parental permission. Iago, seeking revenge, plots against Othello. Cassio gets drunk and brawls, resulting in his dismissal. Desdemona pleads with Othello on Cassio’s behalf. Iago convinces Othello Desdemona is having an affair. Othello smothers Desdemona. Aemelia dies. Othello dies. Iago doesn’t. Note: Runtime may vary depending …

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                      The Tempest

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                        Shipwreck, romance, treason, revenge, spirits, clowns, song, and dance create a perfect storm of fantasy. Years ago, Prospero and daughter  were shipwrecked on an island. Twelve years later, a “storm” brings their enemies. With the help of sprite Ariel, Prospero manipulates plots, bringing them happily together before giving up magic. Note: runtime may vary depending on …

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                        The Life and Death of Richard II

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                          Young King Richard flaunts wealth and power. When Richard exiles Bullingbrooke and seizes the ancestral land, dissension brews. While Richard is at war in Ireland, Bullingbrooke marches on England. Faced with an overwhelming force, Richard abdicates. Plots against the new king are hatched and Richard is executed, sort of accidentally. Note: Runtime may vary depending on …

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                          Two Gentlemen of Verona

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                            Protheus loves Julia. Valentine travels. Valentine loves Sylvia. Speed loves bed. Launce loves a dog. Protheus changes his mind, loves Sylvia, betrays Valentine, betrays Julia, betrays Thurio, and generally acts like a privileged child. Valentine, banished, becomes outlaw king. Julia dresses as a boy. Protheus is foiled and forgiven. Weddings. Note: Runtime may vary depending …

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                            All’s Well That Ends Well

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                              Hellena unrequitedly loves Bertram. She cures the king, winning Bertram’s hand. Bertram refuses and leaves for war with braggart Parolles and prankster soldiers. Attempts to seduce a virgin fail when Hellena secretly takes her place, thus consummating marriage. Back home, she reveals all. Bertram suddenly loves her. All ends well. Note: Runtime may vary depending …

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                              Henry IV, pt 1

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                                King Henry IV faces a rebellion led by the Mortimers and Percys, while crown prince Hal parties, jokes, and drinks with Sir John Falstaff and his low-life cronies. At the Battle of Shrewsbury, fierce Hotspur leads the rebel’s charge. Hal kills Hotspur, Falstaff acts cowardly, and Henry IV’s forces win. IT’S A COMEDY! Note: Runtime …

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                                The Winter’s Tale

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                                  Leontes thinks Hermione is stepping out with Polixenes. Hermione’s not. Hermione dies (or not?). Their child Perdita is abandoned (or not?). Turns out Hermione doesn’t and Perdita’s not. Autolicus cons. Leontes repents. Perdita marries a prince. Everyone lives happily ever after. Except for Antigonus. Antigonus gets eaten by a bear. Note: Runtime may vary depending …

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                                  Macbeth

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                                    ​Scottish lords Macbeth and Banquo meet witches who predict Macbeth will be King and Banquo father of kings. Lady Macbeth persuades Macbeth to kill King Duncan. Prince Malcolm escapes and Macbeth takes the throne. Macbeth orders Banquo killed. Lady Macbeth goes mad. Malcolm raises an English army that defeats Macbeth. Note: Runtime may vary depending …

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                                    King Lear

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                                      Lear’s retiring and divides up his kingdom. Regan gets half. Gonerril gets half. Cordelia gets banished. Kent gets banished, but sticks around anyways (in disguise!). Edmund the Bastard stages a coup, alongside Goneril and Regan. Lear is cast out. Cordelia rides to Lear’s rescue. All your favorite characters die. Note: Runtime may vary depending on …

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                                      Merry Wives of Windsor

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                                        ​Falstaffe woos two wives simultaneously hoping they will shower their husbands’ money on him. Discovering this, they teach him a lesson using their wits and a jealous husband.  Meanwhile, three suitors compete for Anne who, defying her parents, chooses for herself. All plots uncovered in a fairy filled finale. Note: Runtime may vary depending on …

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                                        Richard III

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                                          After years of civil war, England is ruled by Yorkist Edward IV. His brother, Richard, coveting the throne, has his brother Clarence, nephews, wife, enemies, and friends killed on the way to ultimate power. At the Battle of Bosworth, he is defeated bythe Tudor Richmond, who becomes Henry VII. Note: Runtime may vary depending on …

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                                          Much Adoe About Nothing

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                                            The Prince visits Leonato with evil sibling John. Beatrice and Benedicke feud. Claudio plans to marry Hero. Folx gull Beatrice and Benedicke into thinking the other loves them. John makes Hero appear unfaithful. Claudio viciously spurns her at the altar. Hero fakes her death. John’s plot is revealed. Everybody marries Note: Runtime may vary depending …

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                                            The Life of Henry the Fifth

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                                              Hal’s all grown up! The Dauphin mocks Hal with tennis balls. War starts between England and France. Meanwhile, Falstaffe’s dead, so Pistoll takes over. Buddies Bardolph and Nym get hanged for stealing, and Pistoll is force-fed a leek. Henry wins the war, but must now woo a wife. In French. Note: Runtime may vary depending on …

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                                              Measure for Measure

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                                                Lord Angelo takes over Vienna while the Duke’sin disguise, and sentences Claudio to death foran out-of-wedlock tryst. Nun-in-training Isabella, Claudio’s sister, begs Angelo for mercy andgets propositioned. She and the Duke-In-Disguise trick Angelo with a bedroom switcheroo, saveClaudio with an execution switcheroo, and justice is served..? Note: Runtime may vary depending on weather conditions

                                                Julius Caesar

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                                                  War, conspiracy, omens, assassination, and a ghost! The too ambitious Caesaris killed by a group of high-ranking politicalconspirators led by Brutus and Cassius. Fleeing Rome, they are defeated in battle by Antony and Octavius, Caesar’s heir; but it’sonly after the battle that the bodies start piling up… Note: Possible depictions of blood, show may run …

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                                                  Taming of the Shrew

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                                                    Baptista’s daughter Bianca is beset with suitors… but can’t marry until after her shrewish sister Katherina. Bianca’ssuitors pay the roguish Petruchio to marry Katherina, who works to tame his new wife’s wild tongue. Bianca’ssuitors squabble (often in disguise), and Katherina returns to her sister’s wedding a perfect wife. Note: Event may run longer, depending on …

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                                                    Portland State Theater Production: No Exit

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                                                      The School of Music & Theater presents “No Exit,” Jean-Paul Sartre’s existentialist drama in which three deceased characters find themselves locked together in a room, forced to confront their life choices and each other’s judgment for eternity. “In life,” Sartre wrote, “we are condemned to be free, but in death these three are just condemned.” …

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                                                      Portland State Theater Production: No Exit

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                                                        The School of Music & Theater presents “No Exit,” Jean-Paul Sartre’s existentialist drama in which three deceased characters find themselves locked together in a room, forced to confront their life choices and each other’s judgment for eternity. “In life,” Sartre wrote, “we are condemned to be free, but in death these three are just condemned.” …

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