The Complete Works of William Shakespeare — Abridged

See a parody of Hamlet reduced to just 43 seconds in The Complete Works of William Shakespeare — Abridged. All of the Bard’s comedies, tragedies and dramas are reworked into short snippets (all 37 plays are performed in 97 minutes). The story’s major elements are more or less intact, if in a hugely altered format (Othello is a rap song). 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, 3 p.m. Sundays. Through June 27. Ace Theatre, 17011 Bamwood. For information, call 281-587-1020 or visit $12 to $15.

Fridays-Sundays. Starts: June 19. Continues through June 27, 2009

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