In anticipation of the upcoming Reduced Shakespeare Co.: The Complete Works of William Shakespeare performances -- Oct. 27-Nov. 1 at Booth Playhouse -- The Blumenthal Center's Education Institute is teaming up with Q.C. sketch comedy troupe, Robot Johnson and Central Piedmont Community College's Theatre Department for a special Get to Know the Show: Reduced Shakespeare Workshop at CPCC's Pease Auditorium on Oct. 14. Those attending the workshops will discover how to create a sketch scene of their own ... and it better be good, because they'll act it out too. You'll have a chance to win two tickets to Reduced Shakespeare Co.: The Complete Works of William Shakespeare and vouchers for discounted tickets will be available. Free appetizers and light beverages provided. Must register at www.blumenthalcenter.org/workshops in order to attend workshop. Free. 6 p.m. CPCC's Pease Auditorium, 1201 Elizabeth Ave. 704-348-5784. www.blumenthalcenter.org/workshops.