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My Insane Shakespeare
by Arthur Elbakyan

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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

Performance Language:  Armenian

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All seating areas in the Alex Theatre other than the ADA Accessible seating area [Orchestra Row X] require a minimum of 8 stairs to access, and there is NO ELEVATOR. If you require ADA accessible seating, tell Ticket Agent at beginning of transaction; if purchasing online, use the CHOOSE SEATS option and select seat(s) from the ADA Accessible section. All ADA Accessible seating is Reserved Seating with specific Row and Seat Number designations on the tickets.