History Theatre / TheCompleteWorksOfWilliamShakespeareAbridged

27th Aug '17 4:20:15 PM NateTheGreat
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You can find (and watch) a professionally filmed version of the play [[https://youtu.be/yqmfrqAVeK0 HERE]].
20th Aug '17 10:31:26 AM Augusto
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You can find (and watch) a professionally filmed version of the play [[https://youtu.be/yqmfrqAVeK0 HERE]].
15th Jul '17 1:14:21 PM nombretomado
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* HistoricalHilarity: "'Shakespeare invaded Poland on September 1st, 1939, thus precipitating WorldWarII.' I never knew that!"

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* HistoricalHilarity: "'Shakespeare invaded Poland on September 1st, 1939, thus precipitating WorldWarII.UsefulNotes/WorldWarII.' I never knew that!"
26th May '17 8:14:03 PM SMARTALIENQT
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* ThrowItIn: Both subverted and played straight. The show's conceit is that these guys are making it up as they go, and much of the "spontaneity" is actually scripted. Then again, improvisation is encouraged, and there ''is'' a ''lot'' that can go wrong, so no two performances are ever quite the same.
** Austin discourages it though when Adam and Reed try to bring a toy Godzilla into his segment about Troilus and Cressida.
26th May '17 8:13:35 PM SMARTALIENQT
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* TheDanza: Actors will generally just use their own names for the show, as the original run did.
4th May '17 12:44:36 PM Kafkesque
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* [[OffscreenCrash Offstage Crash]]: Reed gets into one while skipping offstage as Romeo in the video.
4th May '17 12:40:50 PM Kafkesque
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* ConspiracyKitchenSink: Adam's worldview, as shown by his interpretation of "[[strike:Chernobyl]] Two Noble Kinsmen".

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* ConspiracyKitchenSink: Adam's worldview, as shown by his interpretation of "[[strike:Chernobyl]] Two "Two Noble Kinsmen".[[note]]Granted, he thought the title was "'''{{UsefulNotes/Chernobyl}}''' Kinsmen".[[/note]]
31st Mar '17 2:38:15 PM nombretomado
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** "Are you ''trying'' to piss off [[OprahWinfrey Oprah]]?!"

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** "Are you ''trying'' to piss off [[OprahWinfrey Oprah]]?!"Creator/{{Oprah|Winfrey}}?!"
13th Nov '16 10:21:03 AM ASTOL01
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** [[HiddenDepths Adam]] pulls off a masterful reading of Hamlet's "what a piece of work is man" speech that leaves even the audience silent - [[MoodWhiplash right before the crew declares that they're skipping that speech entirely.]]
9th Aug '16 4:08:38 PM MisterDrBob2
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* BluntYes: Austin and Reed's response when Adam asks "What, is it a crime to take someone's bag?"


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** He also believes that ''Hamlet'' was not written by Shakespeare.
-->'''Adam''': It's a Mel Gibson movie!


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* LameExcuse: Adam tries arguing first that the football game has left him too drained to do ''Hamlet'' and then that his encounter with a kid in the audience has him on edge.


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* RageQuit: When the aforementioned [[LameExcuse Lame Excuses]] get him nowhere, Adam storms off the stage, insisting that Austin and Reed do ''Hamlet'' while he just watches.
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