Concho Shakes Blog

Super Cast for Complete Shakes Abridged

 

Alright, this may not exactly be a scoop, but The Complete Works of William Shakespeare, Abridged at Angelo Civic Theater is in rehearsal. The casts is Brent Jenkins, Casey Baccus and Lance (Lace) Turner—quite the local star studded cast. You won’t want to miss this. Show dates are November 10-19

Casey
Casey Baccus
Lance
Lance Turner

 

Brent
Brent Jenkins
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Shit-Faced Shakes in Austin

If you think Shakespeare is too stuffy, the Austin based Magnificent Bastards will disabuse you of that notion. They are performing the Shit-faced Shakespeare® production of  Much Ado About Nothing at The North Door in Austin, Texas on October 6 and October 7 at the Spider House Ballroom.

According to their website, “Shit-faced Shakespeare® is the deeply highbrow fusion of an entirely serious Shakespeare play with an entirely shit-faced cast member. Outrageous raucous and completely unpredictable, the show has been running since 2010 and has already entertained over 200,000 eager theatre goers across the UK and US.”

“Shit-Faced Shakespeare® seeks to introduce a new generation of theatre-goers to the works of the Bard by reviving the raucous, interactive and vibrant nature of Elizabethan theatre with a very modern twist – reminding them as we go to always enjoy Shakespeare responsibly.”

Source: Shit-Faced Shakespeare

Complete Works of the Bard – Abridged – coming to ACT

Okay, so it is not exactly Shakespeare, but it’s close enough for us. Angelo Civic Theatre is presenting The Complete Works of William Shakespeare Abridged. If you’d like to see all the plays, but don’t have the time, and to be frank who does, this is the place to see them.

Cast list has not been officially released, but rumor has it an all star trio will be taking the stage. More details to come.

Good night Shrew

Good night Shrew.

The third production of Shakespeare on the Concho, The Taming of the Shrew has come to an end. Thank you to everyone who helped with it, the cast, crew, costumers, props, the Museum and everyone who attended and has given so much encouragement to this project. We will be back next year with As You Like It directed by Stoddard Owens. Can’t wait.

As You Like It

 

 

Cast for The Taming of the Shrew

Baptista – Charley Blake

Katherine – Katt Jenkins

Bianca – Kristin Schwarz

Petruchio – Stoddard Owens

Gremio – Larry Hettick

Hortensio – TBD

Lucentio – Wade Sorrells

Vincentio – Joe Weaver

Tranio – Cassidy Brown

Biondello – Ashley Pulliam

Merchant – Mark Lack

Widow – Benita Graham

Grumio – John Mark Olive

Curtis – TBD

Phillip – Bella Figueroa

Walter – Cheyenne Kerr

Sugarsop – John Haskell