By Actors' Theatre at the Commons

Enjoy free performances of Actors' Theatre's All the Great Books Abridged this Friday through Sunday, Sept. 11-13, and again the following weekend, Sept. 18-20, at the Columbus Commons.

These 7 p.m. shows are a hilarious crash course in the great literary works of the Western world, as performed by the Actors' Theatre of Columbus. Over the course of 98 minutes, this troupe of comedy actors will unpack books by authors like Jonathan Swift, Charles Dickens and Marcel Proust.

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