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Blaine Swen and his troupe of improv actors will turn a suggestion from the audience into a play with recurring Shakespearean themes at 7 p.m. Jan. 18 at the Sheldon Theatre. (Photo by Alex Erde)

No holds Bard when improv troupe performs

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Shakespeare it’s not.

Or is it?

The Improvised Shakespeare Company’s past performances of “Macdeath” and “As Your Mom Likes It” were filled with “thees” and “thous,” comedy and tragedy, rhyming couplets, iambic pentameter and sundry characters that could — and perhaps should — have been created by the Immortal Bard.

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