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Shakespeare Under the Bed

Shakespeare Under the Bed

Premise

Shakespeare Under the Bed is a fantasy tragicomedy where a scientist deals with the chaos of William Shakespeare as he falls in love with a drag queen, stages a coup at a theatre and threatens to topple the Harper government.

Theme

There is only love… and theatre.

Hook

William Shakespeare - he’s baaaaaaack, he’s funny, he’s pissed and he’s taking over.

How To Get a Copy

To order this play please contact The Playwrights Guild of Canada or contact the playwright.

Past Productions

Development History

This play was commissioned with a generous grant from The Alberta Foundation for the Arts. The play was also dramaturged through Bob White, Artistic Associate Stratford Festival and Trevor Rueger, through The Alberta Playwrights Network.