Part of the Sparrow & Boyle Comedy Festival
Presented by Mirrored Faces Productions
The premiere season of Shakespeare’s classic, starring award-winning character comic, Alexander Sparrow!
Lady Beatrice and Signor Benedick are always at each other’s throats – and not in a sexy way. The witty Benedick; Don Pedro, the prince; and Claudio, a brave soldier, return from the wars to find peace in Messina. Claudio gets engaged, Beatrice and Benedick exchange harsh words, and things are good… until Don John hatches a plan to gain Claudio’s glory and ruin his marriage before it’s even begun. Featuring some of Shakespeare’s most famous comedic characters – Beatrice; Benedick; and dim-witted head of the local watch, Dogberry. This interactive version of the play brings the bard's crazy array of characters to life, all played by one (very fit) actor.
Alexander’s past critically acclaimed solo shows include DJ Trump, de Sade, ENIGMA, and Fred From
Featherston. He has performed at Shakespeare’s Globe, London, as part of SGCNZ’s Young Shakespeare Company.
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