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The Day the Internet Died | How to Survive Being in a Shakespeare Play
17 April 2021 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until 18 April 2021
An event every week that begins at 5:00 pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until 18 April 2021
by Ian McWethy & Jason Pizzarello
A devastating occurrence happens to a small town. No, it’s not famine, or floods, or loss of your basic rights. The internet has gone down! And it will continue to be down! For a week! A whole week! Pandemonium! In a world that is so dependent on the internet for shopping, mailing, and posting pictures of cute babies, how will society function? Not well as it turns out. The Day the Internet Died hilariously explores how inept we are at dating, research, and basic human interactions when we don’t have a screen to look at.
by Don Zolidis
Some day it’s going to happen: You’re going to find yourself on stage, wearing tights, and saying things in iambic pentameter. Face it, you’re in a Shakespeare play, and that means it’s a pretty good bet you’re going to DIE. The Bard is out for blood, but this play is here to stop him! How could Romeo and Juliet survive? Julius Caesar? A nameless soldier in Henry the Fifth? What if King Lear had an emotional support llama and didn’t need to make terrible mistakes? Join us in discovering how a dozen of Shakespeare’s plays could’ve turned out differently! If only they listened…