Kennedy Center, 2700 F Street North West, Washington, DC 20566

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The Improvised Shakespeare Company

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April 5 - 8, 2018

Their plots tend to start like romances, focusing on seduction and romantic rivalry, and end like tragedies, with a mounting body count and a reflective speech.

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Why See The Improvised Shakespeare Company?

Shakespearian Improvisation Like You've Never Seen Before

All the excitement of improvisation is showcased through classic wit and think on your feet comedy. The Improvised Shakespeare Company use the famous writer from the 16th and 17th century to create an impulsive and one of a kind show that has never been seen before and will never be seen again.

The show uses audience suggestion as well as the actors' knowledge of 16th century vocabulary and Shakespeare plays to put together a truly one off show that could go anywhere.

Based in Chicago the group have been performing to much success since 2005 and have made it their ethos to never rehearse a show beforehand, instead feeding off of each other's and the audiences energy. The sparkling shows have been greeted by an overwhelming amount of good reviews from the press, praising the way that the collective continually bring something new to the stage.

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Opening night: 5 April 2018

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