About This Show

Will ‘Cavaliero’ Kempe was one of the finest performers of the Elizabethan age. Gentleman player, juggling jester, headmaster of Morris dancers and London’s finest clown, until…he fell out with Will ‘git face’ Shakespeare. Kempe died alone and poverty stricken, not far from the original Globe Theatre, of which he was an original shareholder. He faded into obscurity, having supposedly originated some of literature’s best-known characters, including Bottom, Dogberry, and Falstaff. Join Cavaliero Kempe as he gives his final performance to an audience of a mouse and a marrote, and tells us what really happened between him and William Shakespeare. A bittersweet tale, told by an idiot.

Show Details

Running Time: 1hr 15min (0 intermissions)
Dates: One Night Only: 08 May 2022

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