Performances

Knighthorse specializes in creating original adaptions of Shakespeare: one or two actors on a bare stage with simple costumes and few props – playing ALL the parts. We take Shakespeare’s 400 year-old text and massage it to create something new. While his words and characters remain essentially unchanged, in our very capable and respectful hands, his plays get a mini-makeover in order to facilitate this minimalistic and highly imaginative delivery.

Check out our stable of interactive and engaging productions below.

  • What Fools These Mortals Be
    What Fools These Mortals Be

    What Fools These Mortals Be

    A two-person adaptation of A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM Sue Harrison - Provincetown BannerDazzling, big fun that will keep your eyes glued to stage. Magical!
  • Beatrice and Benedick
    Beatrice and Benedick

    Beatrice and Benedick

    A two-person adaptation of Much Ado About Nothing Susan Rand Brown - Provincetown BannerA bravura performance, a tour de force of ensemble acting.
  • Such Stuff as Dreams are Made On
    Such Stuff as Dreams are Made On

    Such Stuff as Dreams are Made On

    A two-person adaptation of The Tempest Don Talley - Asheville FringeTwo actors, constantly switching between multiple roles ... not only pulled off, but done so with flair ... Simply breathtaking.
  • Something Wicked This Way Comes
    Something Wicked This Way Comes

    Something Wicked This Way Comes

    A one-man adaptation of Macbeth Amy Gordon - The Bement School, Deerfield, MAMakes Shakespeare's language immediate, vital and accessible.
  • Quintessence of Dust
    Quintessence of Dust

    Quintessence of Dust

    A one-man adaptation of Hamlet Matt Pasca - Bay Shore High SchoolPowerfully compelling ... reaches out and pulls you into the heart of Shakespeare's universe.
  • A Little Touch of Harry in the Night
    A Little Touch of Harry in the Night

    A Little Touch of Harry in the Night

    A one-man adaptation of Henry V Zoe Green - The ScotsmanA moving visceral adaptation with the best fight scene I've witnessed ... you can see heads rolling, you can smell the carnage ... a phenomenal performance.
  • Shakespeare ON DEMAND
    Shakespeare ON DEMAND

    Shakespeare ON DEMAND

    Reva Blau - Provincetown BannerTy and Amy deliver the plays with unrivaled joy, passion and bravura.
  • Shakespeare’s Lovers
    Shakespeare’s Lovers

    Shakespeare’s Lovers

    Graham Davies - Edinburgh FringeShakespeare's words delivered with joy, passion and conviction ... totally captivating.
  • Bound by Love
    Bound by Love

    Bound by Love

    Rob Hubbard - Pioneer Press A reminder of the magic that theatre can offer with only magnificent words and outstanding acting.
  • Touched by War
    Touched by War

    Touched by War

    Matthew Everett - Minnesota FringeAn ideal company to bring Shakespeare into schools. They know how to make the audience part of the play ... and thus more actively and deeply invest them in the understanding and outcome of the story. Highly recommended!
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