What is summary for Chapters 23 and 24 in The Shakespeare Stealer? I would just like to know the very important events that happened in the chapters. Thank you in advance!

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In Chapter 23, witht the kind help of Julia, Widge works feverishly to learn the lines of the character Ophelia. The Company goes before the queen's master of revels to rehearse, and the rehearsal goes terribly. Widge is horrified, but no one else seems to be worried. The day of the Company's scheduled performance before the Queen herself arrives, and despite Widge's nervousness, he does very well. Widge meets the Queen after the performance, and is shocked to see that, despite the fact that she always appears to be regal and beautiful in pictures, she is very old, and her beauty is a facade. The queen compliments Widge on his...

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