Shakespeare's King John From WSC Avant Bard
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The last date listed for Shakespeare's King John was Sunday November 24, 2013 / 2:00pm (Closing Night).
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- "This is the way Shakespeare should be, and so often isn’t. What a delight to see it here, now, in its full glory."--DC Metro Theatre Arts (Five Star Review)
- "Highly recommended -- They don’t perform Shakespeare’s King John much any more, and that’s a damn shame. When it’s done right – as it is in WSC Avant Bard’s excellent production – it is exciting, provocative, and uproariously funny."--DC Theatre Scene
- "[WSC Avant Bard]'s quite delightful production of this clever and powerful seldom-seen play is a welcome relief from endless Romeo and Juliet’s and all the other rehashed standbys...theatre aficionados take note: this is a rare and excellent performance to add to your collection."--MD Theatre Guide
About the Ticket Supplier: WSC Avant Bard
Founded in 1990 as Washington Shakespeare Company, WSC Avant Bard is a performing arts organization dedicated primarily to producing classic works--both time-tested and contemporary classics; emphasizing a provocative, bold approach in an intimate setting; and training and showcasing the best emerging talent in the region, mentored by seasoned, professional theatre artists.
WSC Avant Bard's mission is expressed through its commitment to artistic excellence, collaboration, developing talent, and promoting educational and social outreach.