Sherman's Magic Time

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Sherman’s production, Magic Time, is a seamless play for those who can handle contemporary comedy and Shakespeare. Magic Time is set in a crude dressing room in the basement of a church. The actors of this play are preparing for their final night as performers in the Shakespearean Play Hamlet. The play deals with tension among the actors before the performance as well as the passion theater evokes in its performers. Sherman’s play also focuses mainly on the stress that a demanding career as an actor puts on the romantic relationships of the individuals.
David, the man who plays Hamlet, is dating a woman Laurie, who plays Ophelia. Laurie only wants for David to confess his love for her, but David never stops acting. The marriage of Scott and
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