Theatre: what does the Bard have to do with the pandemic?

Ivan Gabriel plays Will Shakespeare in new theatre show 'A Plague Upon Your House' in George Town, Penang. Photo: Penang Players Music and Drama Society

A Plague Upon Your House, written and directed by Penangite Jayaram Menon, is a period piece set in a pandemic world similar to our own.

The theatre play will be shown live at Loft 29 in George Town, Penang from March 4-6, and none other than William Shakespeare himself serves as the protagonist.

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