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  • Audio Description
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November 19, 2021 - December 5, 2021

Shakespeare’s Will

Meet Anne Hathaway, Shakespeare’s wife. Anne is mourning her husband, avoiding reading his will and, instead, she unpacks their whole relationship before our eyes – from the day they met to the day he died, revealing secrets and passions. This beautiful, cheeky and sensual play is a poetic meditation on love and loss by one of Canada’s most soulful playwrights.

This production makes imaginative use of a style of storytelling called ‘object theatre’, as multiple characters are ‘played’ by rocks and sticks as if they were lively puppets, all skillfully manipulated by Patterson; and a large sand box (from where the characters emerge) serves as the inventive design centre-piece. You have never seen theatre quite like this before; and you will never think of Shakespeare quite in the same away. 

Filmed on location at the Prairie Theatre Exchange Mainstage in Treaty 1 – Winnipeg, Manitoba.


Closed captions in English, French, Spanish, Portuguese, Tagalog, Hindi and Mandarin.

Audio descriptions in English and French.