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Shakespeare On Tap: A Shakespeare Carol

The Press Room
77 Daniel St.
Portsmouth, NH 03801
United States

Doors at 5:30pm | Show at 6:30pm | All Ages*

What’s on tap?… A SHAKESPEARE CAROL by d. Beaulieu

Shakespeare on Tap is a contemporary play reading series created to shine a light on Shakespeare by featuring those playwrights whose work was inspired by the Bard.

With professional actors seated on stage, scripts on music stands, and minimal sound and lighting design elements, this series offers you the chance to come hear new and/or contemporary plays inspired by Shakespeare as you enjoy dinner and drinks from The Press Room’s delicious menu.

About A SHAKESPEARE CAROL by d. Beaulieu…
In 1606 Shakespeare wrote perhaps his most evil play, Macbeth; In 1607 he wrote Pericles and began the path of writing Romances- where Magic is used for good, forgiveness abounds, and Hope prevails. He started down the road that led him home to Stratford and his estranged family. What could have happened to change a playwright’s perspective so profoundly and immediately?

Is it possible that Will, a recusant Catholic in James’ England, was visited by the Ghost of his dead friend Marlowe on Christmas Eve, and brought by other spirits through his past, present, and future so that he could amend his ways before it was too late?

It’s Shakespeare, like you’ve never seen him (but often seen Dickens) before.

Two tickets types will be available for your convenience:
-Reserved Seating tickets for $14 which offer guaranteed table seating
-General Admission, FREE FOR ALL, Or Pay What You Will tickets which offer a variety of options including bar area seats, seating on the banquettes in the back of the mezzanine (view of the stage via TV screen), and standing room only.

This program is made possible thanks to the generous support of Presenting Sponsor: Allagash Brewing Company, and 7SSC Season Sponsors DTC Lawyers: Donahue, Tucker & Ciandella, Faith Harrington & Peter Lamb through Julia’s Fund of the Maine Community Foundation; Eric Dufour, MBA, CFP of SagePoint Financial; and Art-Speak.