The Shakespeare Revue, written by Malcolm McKee and Christopher Luscombe for London's Royal Shakespeare Company, will close at Oregon Cabaret Theatre June 14. Performances began April 14 for an April 16 opening.
A collection of songs and comic sketches with Shakespearean or theatrical themes, The Shakespeare Revue features pieces by Tom Lehrer, Noel Coward, Cole Porter, Dudley Moore, Monty Python and Stephen Sondheim. Some of the songs include "Moody Dane," "Cravin' for the Avon," "The Night I Appeared as Macbeth" and "Carrying a Torch (For the Boy Who's Carrying the Spear)."
The Shakespeare Revue stars Peter Giffin, Rob Jones, Ellen Lawson, Wade McCollum and Karen Skrinde.
McKee and Luscombe direct, with OCT artistic director Jim Giancarlo providing the choreography.