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Patapsco Female Institute Historic Park
3655 Church Rd. Ellicott City, MD 21043
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87 events
34 reviews
8 stars
Bring your own picnic-type chair, if you have one. The venue provides chairs, but they are less than comfy.
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18 events
14 reviews
6 stars
I love these productions and the setting
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"The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged)"
19 ratings
4.6 average rating
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71 events
58 reviews
4 stars
attended Jun 25 2011

The hilarious performance of three very energetic and capable male actors was a delightful butchering of Shakespeare. Will likely would have approved, given that in his time all acting was done by males, even for female parts, and actors...continued

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87 events
34 reviews
8 stars
attended Jun 25 2011

Great fun, lots of laughs. The performances were of higher quality than I expected.

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8 reviews
1 stars
attended Jul 14 2011

We were fortunate to have a perfect evening - full moon and mild temps. The setting is wonderful - preserved ruins with a stage in front. The actors were energetic and quite engaging.

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_The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged) _will join the performance roster for Chesapeake-Shakespeare-Company-in-the-Ruins. Three of CSC’s most hilarious comic actors — Scott Graham, Frank B. Moorman and John Miller — perform a two-hour version of Shakespeare’s greatest hits. This wacky comedy written by Adam Long, Daniel Singer and Jess Winfield unites both expert and novice Shakespeare fans in a glorious romp! Directed by Scott Small, this is a laugh-out-loud comedy sure to please.

Kloby’s Smokehouse will be on site selling BBQ, hamburgers and hot dogs. 

About the Ticket Supplier: Chesapeake Shakespeare Company

The Chesapeake Shakespeare Company is one of the fastest growing classics theaters in the United States. The tremendous support and energy it has received has come as a result of CSC’s desire to create a new way to deliver classical theater — ways that encourage conversations between audience and artists, one that connects the organization to its community and finds unique ways to combine the traditional and the new when presenting exciting and energetic productions. Built on a model that encourages collaboration and long-term relationships with artists, CSC has built the foundation for a healthy, vibrant organization that is growing into a regional center of energy and excellence. Their ambition is to “change the way people think about Shakespeare.”