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My Insane Shakespeare by Arthur Elbakyan
Thursday, November 9, 2017 @ 8:00 pm
After a grand success in New York City and Montreal, award-winning actor and director Arthur Elbakyan’s MY INSANE SHAKESPEARE continues its journey with its highly anticipated premiere in Los Angeles. The world premiere of Elbakyan’s play took place in 2014 at the world’s largest solo theatre festival, United Solo, in New York City. Sold out months in advance, MY INSANE SHAKESPEARE was the festival’s bestseller and was performed three times. Elbakyan’s MY INSANE SHAKESPEARE won the prestigious United Solo Audience award, created in partnership with Backstage Magazine, and was featured numerous times on Broadway World. Subsequently, Arthur Elbakyan became a professional member of the Dramatist Guild of America.
A story of one person
‘Destinies… The years that have passed, the years that are yet to come. Encounters, departures, love, intrigues, betrayals, happy days, and disappointments. There are people standing behind these. Ordinary people just like us. I received an envelope from an unknown address. I found papers in the envelope. They were handwritten. It was a story. A real story of a man. It touched me deeply. Today I want to tell you that story. I will tell it the way it is written here, with no changes.’ – Arthur Elbakyan