Madison Shakespeare Company presents a first: a staged reading of an original work, Queen Elizabeth by Nick Schweitzer.
This biographical play tracks the story of Elizabeth I and her England from 1588 through 1603. Presented as a free staged reading on September 13, 2018 at 7:00 PM.
The soldiers are underpaid, Burbage and Shakespeare are quarreling, and the queen is growing dangerously impatient with her latest suitor.
Directed by Emily Morrison Weeks. Featuring Sarah Z. Johnson as Elizabeth and Henry Malueg as Essex.
Performed at Arts + Literature Laboratory, 2021 Winnebago St., Madison. Free and open to the public.