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Shakespeare's Will
By Vern Thiessen
Directed by Jack Young
Light design by Dustin Tannahill
Set design by Aaron Garrett
Scenic artist Michael Powers
April 13-29, 2012
Hamman Hall

On the day of his funeral, Shakespeare’s widow, Anne Hathaway, wrestles with her memories of life with and without her husband.  “Shakespeare’s Will” is a provocative piece about a woman who had a life and dreams of her own.

Recently performed at the Stratford Theatre Festival in Canada, this is the Houston premiere of this imaginative one-woman play.  The next stop for this production will be The Trojan Horse Theatre, in Beijing, China this coming July.

Christina Keefe, director of the Theatre Program at Rice, will play the part of Anne Hathaway.  Ms. Keefe has acted in regional theatres, off-off Broadway, film, and television.  She directed “Macbeth” for Rice last fall and will be directing “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” for Houston Grand Opera’s summer studio this coming June.

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