Written by Dale Wasserman
Light fireworks! Stop presses! Run a news-crawl on
TV! This newly-discovered play by The Bard of Avon is
clearly the Event of the Century!
Announcing the PREMIERE of a new play by WILLIAM
The Tragedy of
Unless…could it possibly be a fake? A forgery?
A prank played on an audience of several billion Bardolaters?
Ridiculous! Who could hope to get away with forging
a play by William Shakespeare? Who could hope to fool
everyone-- experts, scholars, critics and an audience
of cheering, applauding Bardomaniacs? And for what purpose?
Actually PREMIERE! is a new play by Dale Wasserman,
author of dozens of works for the theatre, movies and
television including those two classics, MAN OF LA MANCHA
and ONE FLEW OVER THE CUCKOO’S NEST.
You know his plays—they’ve harvested a crop of Tony
Awards (nine when last counted) – plus a bouquet of
awards by the New York Critics, the French Academy,
the Spanish Academia, and other assorted Academies.
He’s written a comedy this time– one set, six characters–loosing
a load of laughter and armed with an edge of satire
and never-disclosed information about the man called