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Shakespeare Alive! A Bard-Based Variety Show

September 2, 2023 at 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm


The 2023 annual “Shakespeare Alive! A Bard-Based Variety Show” returns for an all-new FREE performance It’s a delightful mélange of Bard-based entertainment for all ages! The Stand Up Shakespeare troupe of professional actors and singers from New York City will share its talent, passion and creativity to amuse and amaze with the best of Shakespeare’s canon as well as Bard-based skits and songs. And, lo, verily, the show is always FREE!

Stand Up Shakespeare is a collective of New York City-based actors who have become a veritable Vermont institution over a 23-year period. The beloved troupe travels to Killington and Plymouth each Labor Day weekend to present a new one-hour show made up of romance, tragedy, history and comedy, all based on the works of William Shakespeare.