68th Annual Hofstra Shakespeare Festival: The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged)

For the Spring of 2017, we are proud to announce a very special all-Shakespeare semester in celebration of the opening of the new Hofstra Globe Stage! The festival concludes with The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged) by The Reduced Shakespeare Company and directed by Marta Rainer. Three actors perform all 37 plays in 97 minutes. Fast, funny, and physical, it's a show made for people who love -- and hate -- the plays of William Shakespeare.


Dates/Times: March 31 through April 9
                   Friday, March 31 and April 7, at 8 p.m.
                   Saturday, April 1 and 8, at 8 p.m.
                   Sunday, April 2 and 9, at 2 p.m.
                   Thursday, April 6, at 8 p.m.

Location:  Toni and Martin Sosnoff Theater, John Cranford Adams Playhouse, South Campus

Tickets: $12; $10 senior citizen (over 65) or matriculated non-Hofstra student with ID
Two free tickets with current faculty/staff/student HofstraCard

Tickets are available through the Hofstra Box Office by calling 516-463-6644, Monday-Friday, 11 a.m. - 3:45 p.m. and at HofstraTickets.com. Unless a performance is sold out, tickets are also available for purchase at the door (by cash or check only) starting 90 minutes before showtime.

The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged) Symposium
Dates/Times: Wednesday, March 29, at 11:30 a.m.
Location: Martin and Toni Sosnoff Theater, John Cranford Adams Playhouse, South Campus
Admission: FREE



Friday, April 07, 2017





Sosnoff Theater at John Cranford Adams Playhouse
Adams Playhouse
Hofstra University
Hempstead, NY 11549

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