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West Orange High School to Debut Fall Play, "William Shakespeare's Long-Lost First Play (Abridged) Oct. 31-Nov. 2

WEST ORANGE, NJ - The West Orange High School Drama Department will present its Fall Play, "William Shakespeare's Long-Lost First Play (Abridged) from Oct. 31-Nov. 2 in the high school auditorium beginning at 7:00 pm.


Written by Reed Martin, the comedy opens with the discovery of an ancient manuscript in a Leicester, England parking lot. It turns out to be the long-lost first play written by then-seventeen-year-old William Shakespeare and contains many of his beloved characters and their famous speeches in a new storyline. Unfortunately, the play is 100 hours long and the plotlines are not well resolved.


Enter three friends, who discovered the manuscript and work to edit the 100-hour show into a respectable 90 minutes with the help of sworn fairy enemies Puck and Ariel. The effort proves to be difficult - and hilarious.


Advance tickets are $12.00 and can be purchased here. All tickets at the door are $15.00. The West Orange High School auditorium is located at 51 Conforti Ave. on the Pleasant Valley Way side of the campus.




Fall Play

Cynthia Cumming
Sept. 24, 2019