BSF closes their season with the Baltimore premiere of Beaumont’s under-performed gem. A sendup of courtly romance, The Knight of the Burning Pestle is the reason we stage Shakespeare’s contemporaries: Bill never wrote anything this bawdy or satirical.
A normal play about a London grocer is interrupted by the audience and rewritten on the fly to become an increasingly absurd chivalric epic that leaves no target un-pricked. Suitable for ages 13 & up.
Pre-show entertainment begins 30 minutes before showtime.
All performances end with a cast talk-back.
Opening Night is Pay-What-You-Will!
Free lecture about the play given at 7pm each Saturday.
Student tickets just $10 Nov 8 & 9 (online or at the box office).
Sunday, November 24 at 4:00pm
Baltimore Shakespeare Factory
3900 Roland Ave., Baltimore, MD 21211