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THE COMPLETE WORKS OF WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE

Pericles

AN UNABRIDGED STAGED READING

December 18 – 19, 2016 Hamon Hall

2403 Flora Street, Dallas, TX 75201

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“For death remembered should be like a mirror,
Who tells us life’s but breath, to trust it error.”

Pericles

Pericles, Prince of Tyre, is forced to flee his own kingdom and wander the world. Following a shipwreck, he meets Princess Thaisa and wins her for his wife. Months later, in another sea-storm, Thaisa dies in childbirth and her body is committed to the deep. The grief-stricken Pericles takes comfort in his baby daughter, Marina, but fosters her with friends. Years pass.

Can report of her death be true?

And can his dead wife return to life?

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