Shortened Shakespeare Re-Opens Jan. 5 at Stella Adler Theatre in L.A

News   Shortened Shakespeare Re-Opens Jan. 5 at Stella Adler Theatre in L.A Xristos Productions' version of The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged), which took a holiday season break, will re-open at The Stella Adler Theatre on Jan. 5 and extend through Feb. 9. The comic adaptation of all of The Bard's 37 plays is billed as "a fast-food Shakespeare for the new millennium" and was compiled by Jess Borgeson, Adam Long and Daniel Singer. The producer/director is Stan Harrington and the actors are Jennifer Marsala, Seth Gorelik, Ernie Sanchez and Greig Borthwick.

Xristos Productions' version of The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged), which took a holiday season break, will re-open at The Stella Adler Theatre on Jan. 5 and extend through Feb. 9. The comic adaptation of all of The Bard's 37 plays is billed as "a fast-food Shakespeare for the new millennium" and was compiled by Jess Borgeson, Adam Long and Daniel Singer. The producer/director is Stan Harrington and the actors are Jennifer Marsala, Seth Gorelik, Ernie Sanchez and Greig Borthwick.Local reviewers have praised the production. NoHo/LA News described it has "Shakespeare meets the Three Stooges," while the LA Weekly said "the cast charges through with wit and grace."

Stella Adler Theatre is located at 6773 Hollywood Blvd. For tickets and information call (323) 465-4446.

— By Willard Manus
Southern California Correspondent