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“Add a twist of Elizabethan England and you've got The Pauper Princess – a retelling of Mark Twain’s The Prince and the Pauper.”

It’s a classic story. Two identical-looking people from completely different backgrounds switch places. Rich swaps with poor. Poor swaps with rich. Before Queen Elizabeth ascended the throne, she was just Princess Elizabeth, fending off suitors too old and too fat. Theresa wears rags and scrounges for food. She’s so desperate she pretends to be a boy so she can be in a play. When Princess and Pauper come face-to-face, when one becomes the other, when King Henry VIII dies and everyone is vying for the Great Seal of England (and we don’t mean the sea animal) who knows what will happen? Maybe Shakespeare has a clue…

By Holly Beardsley

Friday, March 3 at 7:00pm BUY TICKETS
Saturday, March 4 at 7:00pm BUY TICKETS
Sunday, March 5 at 2:30pm BUY TICKETS
Friday, March 10 at 7:00pm BUY TICKETS
Saturday, March 11 at 7:00pm BUY TICKETS
Sunday, March 12 at 2:30pm BUY TICKETS
Friday, March 17 at 7:00pm BUY TICKETS
There is no performance on Saturday, March 18 due to Theater Works Gala event
Sunday, March 19 at 2:30pm BUY TICKETS

McMillin Theater
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