The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged)

By Adam Long, Daniel Singer and Jess Winfield

Directed by Greg Parmeter

So many plays, so many roles, so little time. Shakespeare has never been so short. Thus the stage is set for La Crosse Community Theatre's 2015-2016 season-opening comedy, The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged), which opens Friday, September 11, and continues through Sunday, September 20, 2015.

The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged) is a non-stop laugh riot featuring three actors performing all 37 of Shakespeare's plays (give or take) in 97 minutes. Fast-paced, witty, and delightfully irreverent, The Complete Works has something for Shakespeare lovers, haters, and everyone in between.

Experienced LCT actors Chuck Charbeneau (Guys on Ice) and Matt Springer (The 39 Steps) have "trod the boards" a time or two, but Devin Simko is making his LCT main stage debut, going full tilt into such an ambitious role. "Alas, there is but no other way," he says. "It really is amazing what just three actors can do," said Greg Parmeter, the show's director and LCT's artistic director. "These guys are going to be hilarious!"

The production team also will include set and lighting design by Dillon McArdle, costume design by Mandy Parmeter, props coordination by Lisa Adams and Sara Adams, direction assistance by Eric Leitzen and stage management by Katya Carter.

Produced by La Crosse Community Theatre in the Lyche Theatre of the Weber Center for the Performing Arts, 428 Front Street South, La Crosse

Performances: September 11-20, 2015

Performance Times:
Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 p.m. and Sundays at 2:00 p.m.

Ticket Prices: $10 military, $15 students, $23 matinees, $27 evenings. Seat reservations are available now for patron donors and season ticket holders. Tickets go on sale to the public on Monday, August 24.

Call 608-784-9292 or visit for reservations or more information.

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