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Bryant Park Presents
Shakespeare

"Bryant Park Shakespeare's summertime 'Romeo and Juliet' is hot stuff" - The Village Voice, on the 2015 production

"It's an exquisite evening in the park" - The New York Times, reviewing last summer's 'Hamlet'

Three of William Shakespeare's most beloved comedies are produced by the irreverent, surprising and critically acclaimed The Drilling Company: Much Ado About Nothing, As You Like It with music by Natalie Smith, and Measure for Measure. In addition, the anniversaries of William Shakespeare's birth (452nd) and death (400th) are honored with a daylong celebration on Friday, April 22.

Much Ado About Nothing
May 19 - June 4

Upper Terrace (10 performances)
Thursday, 9pm; Friday and Saturday, 7pm; Sunday, May 29, 3pm

As You Like It
July 21 - 23

Bryant Park Stage (3 performances)
Thursday, 9pm; Friday and Saturday, 7pm
music by Natalie Smith

Measure for Measure
September 1 - September 17

Upper Terrace (10 performances)
Thursday, 9pm; Friday and Saturday, 7pm; Sunday, Sept 4, 3pm

Friday, April 22, 2016

Shakespeare Birthday Bash
April 22, 12:30-2pm

Celebrate the 452nd birthday of William Shakespeare with Shakespeare Words, Shakespeare Songs, Speak the Speech, and the Word Wall.

 

Deaths of Shakespeare
April 22, 6:30-8:30pm

In honor of the 400thAnniversary of Shakespeare’s death, a jazz funeral march is led by the Jambalaya Brass Band, followed by some of the greatest Shakespeare death scenes performed in succession.

 
Thursday, May 19, 2016

Bryant Park Presents
Shakespeare

Much Ado About Nothing
May 19 - June 4
Upper Terrace (10 performances)
Thursday, 9pm; Friday and Saturday, 7pm; Sunday, May 29, 3pm

Three of William Shakespeare’s most beloved comedies are produced by the irreverent, surprising and critically acclaimed The Drilling Company: Much Ado About Nothing, As You Like It with music by Natalie Smith, and Measure for Measure. The plays feature the greatest, funniest and noblest women of the canon—Beatrice, Rosalind and Isabella—remarkable characters who, with close connections to other women, master true love and overcome misogyny and sexual harassment. In addition, the anniversaries of William Shakespeare’s birth (452nd) and death (400th) are honored with a daylong celebration.

 
Friday, May 20, 2016

Bryant Park Presents
Shakespeare

Much Ado About Nothing
May 19 - June 4
Upper Terrace (10 performances)
Thursday, 9pm; Friday and Saturday, 7pm; Sunday, May 29, 3pm

Three of William Shakespeare’s most beloved comedies are produced by the irreverent, surprising and critically acclaimed The Drilling Company: Much Ado About Nothing, As You Like It with music by Natalie Smith, and Measure for Measure. The plays feature the greatest, funniest and noblest women of the canon—Beatrice, Rosalind and Isabella—remarkable characters who, with close connections to other women, master true love and overcome misogyny and sexual harassment. In addition, the anniversaries of William Shakespeare’s birth (452nd) and death (400th) are honored with a daylong celebration.

 
Saturday, May 21, 2016

Bryant Park Presents
Shakespeare

Much Ado About Nothing
May 19 - June 4
Upper Terrace (10 performances)
Thursday, 9pm; Friday and Saturday, 7pm; Sunday, May 29, 3pm

Three of William Shakespeare’s most beloved comedies are produced by the irreverent, surprising and critically acclaimed The Drilling Company: Much Ado About Nothing, As You Like It with music by Natalie Smith, and Measure for Measure. The plays feature the greatest, funniest and noblest women of the canon—Beatrice, Rosalind and Isabella—remarkable characters who, with close connections to other women, master true love and overcome misogyny and sexual harassment. In addition, the anniversaries of William Shakespeare’s birth (452nd) and death (400th) are honored with a daylong celebration.

 
Thursday, May 26, 2016

Bryant Park Presents
Shakespeare

Much Ado About Nothing
May 19 - June 4
Upper Terrace (10 performances)
Thursday, 9pm; Friday and Saturday, 7pm; Sunday, May 29, 3pm

Three of William Shakespeare’s most beloved comedies are produced by the irreverent, surprising and critically acclaimed The Drilling Company: Much Ado About Nothing, As You Like It with music by Natalie Smith, and Measure for Measure. The plays feature the greatest, funniest and noblest women of the canon—Beatrice, Rosalind and Isabella—remarkable characters who, with close connections to other women, master true love and overcome misogyny and sexual harassment. In addition, the anniversaries of William Shakespeare’s birth (452nd) and death (400th) are honored with a daylong celebration.

 
Friday, May 27, 2016

Bryant Park Presents
Shakespeare

Much Ado About Nothing
May 19 - June 4
Upper Terrace (10 performances)
Thursday, 9pm; Friday and Saturday, 7pm; Sunday, May 29, 3pm

Three of William Shakespeare’s most beloved comedies are produced by the irreverent, surprising and critically acclaimed The Drilling Company: Much Ado About Nothing, As You Like It with music by Natalie Smith, and Measure for Measure. The plays feature the greatest, funniest and noblest women of the canon—Beatrice, Rosalind and Isabella—remarkable characters who, with close connections to other women, master true love and overcome misogyny and sexual harassment. In addition, the anniversaries of William Shakespeare’s birth (452nd) and death (400th) are honored with a daylong celebration.

 
Saturday, May 28, 2016

Bryant Park Presents
Shakespeare

Much Ado About Nothing
May 19 - June 4
Upper Terrace (10 performances)
Thursday, 9pm; Friday and Saturday, 7pm; Sunday, May 29, 3pm

Three of William Shakespeare’s most beloved comedies are produced by the irreverent, surprising and critically acclaimed The Drilling Company: Much Ado About Nothing, As You Like It with music by Natalie Smith, and Measure for Measure. The plays feature the greatest, funniest and noblest women of the canon—Beatrice, Rosalind and Isabella—remarkable characters who, with close connections to other women, master true love and overcome misogyny and sexual harassment. In addition, the anniversaries of William Shakespeare’s birth (452nd) and death (400th) are honored with a daylong celebration.

 
Sunday, May 29, 2016

Bryant Park Presents
Shakespeare

Much Ado About Nothing
May 19 - June 4
Upper Terrace (10 performances)
Thursday, 9pm; Friday and Saturday, 7pm; Sunday, May 29, 3pm

Three of William Shakespeare’s most beloved comedies are produced by the irreverent, surprising and critically acclaimed The Drilling Company: Much Ado About Nothing, As You Like It with music by Natalie Smith, and Measure for Measure. The plays feature the greatest, funniest and noblest women of the canon—Beatrice, Rosalind and Isabella—remarkable characters who, with close connections to other women, master true love and overcome misogyny and sexual harassment. In addition, the anniversaries of William Shakespeare’s birth (452nd) and death (400th) are honored with a daylong celebration.

 
Thursday, June 2, 2016

Bryant Park Presents
Shakespeare

Much Ado About Nothing
May 19 - June 4
Upper Terrace (10 performances)
Thursday, 9pm; Friday and Saturday, 7pm; Sunday, May 29, 3pm

Three of William Shakespeare’s most beloved comedies are produced by the irreverent, surprising and critically acclaimed The Drilling Company: Much Ado About Nothing, As You Like It with music by Natalie Smith, and Measure for Measure. The plays feature the greatest, funniest and noblest women of the canon—Beatrice, Rosalind and Isabella—remarkable characters who, with close connections to other women, master true love and overcome misogyny and sexual harassment. In addition, the anniversaries of William Shakespeare’s birth (452nd) and death (400th) are honored with a daylong celebration.

 
Friday, June 3, 2016

Bryant Park Presents
Shakespeare

Much Ado About Nothing
May 19 - June 4
Upper Terrace (10 performances)
Thursday, 9pm; Friday and Saturday, 7pm; Sunday, May 29, 3pm

Three of William Shakespeare’s most beloved comedies are produced by the irreverent, surprising and critically acclaimed The Drilling Company: Much Ado About Nothing, As You Like It with music by Natalie Smith, and Measure for Measure. The plays feature the greatest, funniest and noblest women of the canon—Beatrice, Rosalind and Isabella—remarkable characters who, with close connections to other women, master true love and overcome misogyny and sexual harassment. In addition, the anniversaries of William Shakespeare’s birth (452nd) and death (400th) are honored with a daylong celebration.

 
Saturday, June 4, 2016

Bryant Park Presents
Shakespeare

Much Ado About Nothing
May 19 - June 4
Upper Terrace (10 performances)
Thursday, 9pm; Friday and Saturday, 7pm; Sunday, May 29, 3pm

Three of William Shakespeare’s most beloved comedies are produced by the irreverent, surprising and critically acclaimed The Drilling Company: Much Ado About Nothing, As You Like It with music by Natalie Smith, and Measure for Measure. The plays feature the greatest, funniest and noblest women of the canon—Beatrice, Rosalind and Isabella—remarkable characters who, with close connections to other women, master true love and overcome misogyny and sexual harassment. In addition, the anniversaries of William Shakespeare’s birth (452nd) and death (400th) are honored with a daylong celebration.

 
Thursday, July 21, 2016

Bryant Park Presents
Shakespeare

As You Like It
July 21 - 23
Bryant Park Stage (3 performances)
Thursday, 9pm; Friday and Saturday, 7pm
with music by Natalie Smith

Three of William Shakespeare’s most beloved comedies are produced by the irreverent, surprising and critically acclaimed The Drilling Company: Much Ado About Nothing, As You Like It with music by Natalie Smith, and Measure for Measure. The plays feature the greatest, funniest and noblest women of the canon—Beatrice, Rosalind and Isabella—remarkable characters who, with close connections to other women, master true love and overcome misogyny and sexual harassment. In addition, the anniversaries of William Shakespeare’s birth (452nd) and death (400th) are honored with a daylong celebration.

 
Friday, July 22, 2016

Bryant Park Presents
Shakespeare

As You Like It
July 21 - 23
Bryant Park Stage (3 performances)
Thursday, 9pm; Friday and Saturday, 7pm
with music by Natalie Smith

Three of William Shakespeare’s most beloved comedies are produced by the irreverent, surprising and critically acclaimed The Drilling Company: Much Ado About Nothing, As You Like It with music by Natalie Smith, and Measure for Measure. The plays feature the greatest, funniest and noblest women of the canon—Beatrice, Rosalind and Isabella—remarkable characters who, with close connections to other women, master true love and overcome misogyny and sexual harassment. In addition, the anniversaries of William Shakespeare’s birth (452nd) and death (400th) are honored with a daylong celebration.

 
Saturday, July 23, 2016

Bryant Park Presents
Shakespeare

As You Like It
July 21 - 23
Bryant Park Stage (3 performances)
Thursday, 9pm; Friday and Saturday, 7pm
with music by Natalie Smith

Three of William Shakespeare’s most beloved comedies are produced by the irreverent, surprising and critically acclaimed The Drilling Company: Much Ado About Nothing, As You Like It with music by Natalie Smith, and Measure for Measure. The plays feature the greatest, funniest and noblest women of the canon—Beatrice, Rosalind and Isabella—remarkable characters who, with close connections to other women, master true love and overcome misogyny and sexual harassment. In addition, the anniversaries of William Shakespeare’s birth (452nd) and death (400th) are honored with a daylong celebration.

 
Thursday, September 1, 2016

Bryant Park Presents
Shakespeare

Measure for Measure
September 1 - 17
Upper Terrace (10 performances)
Thursday, 9pm; Friday and Saturday, 7pm; Sunday, September 4, 3pm

Three of William Shakespeare’s most beloved comedies are produced by the irreverent, surprising and critically acclaimed The Drilling Company: Much Ado About Nothing, As You Like It with music by Natalie Smith, and Measure for Measure. The plays feature the greatest, funniest and noblest women of the canon—Beatrice, Rosalind and Isabella—remarkable characters who, with close connections to other women, master true love and overcome misogyny and sexual harassment. In addition, the anniversaries of William Shakespeare’s birth (452nd) and death (400th) are honored with a daylong celebration.

 
Friday, September 2, 2016

Bryant Park Presents
Shakespeare

Measure for Measure
September 1 - 17
Upper Terrace (10 performances)
Thursday, 9pm; Friday and Saturday, 7pm; Sunday, September 4, 3pm

Three of William Shakespeare’s most beloved comedies are produced by the irreverent, surprising and critically acclaimed The Drilling Company: Much Ado About Nothing, As You Like It with music by Natalie Smith, and Measure for Measure. The plays feature the greatest, funniest and noblest women of the canon—Beatrice, Rosalind and Isabella—remarkable characters who, with close connections to other women, master true love and overcome misogyny and sexual harassment. In addition, the anniversaries of William Shakespeare’s birth (452nd) and death (400th) are honored with a daylong celebration.

 
Saturday, September 3, 2016

Bryant Park Presents
Shakespeare

Measure for Measure
September 1 - 17
Upper Terrace (10 performances)
Thursday, 9pm; Friday and Saturday, 7pm; Sunday, September 4, 3pm

Three of William Shakespeare’s most beloved comedies are produced by the irreverent, surprising and critically acclaimed The Drilling Company: Much Ado About Nothing, As You Like It with music by Natalie Smith, and Measure for Measure. The plays feature the greatest, funniest and noblest women of the canon—Beatrice, Rosalind and Isabella—remarkable characters who, with close connections to other women, master true love and overcome misogyny and sexual harassment. In addition, the anniversaries of William Shakespeare’s birth (452nd) and death (400th) are honored with a daylong celebration.

 
Sunday, September 4, 2016

Bryant Park Presents
Shakespeare

Measure for Measure
September 1 - 17
Upper Terrace (10 performances)
Thursday, 9pm; Friday and Saturday, 7pm; Sunday, September 4, 3pm

Three of William Shakespeare’s most beloved comedies are produced by the irreverent, surprising and critically acclaimed The Drilling Company: Much Ado About Nothing, As You Like It with music by Natalie Smith, and Measure for Measure. The plays feature the greatest, funniest and noblest women of the canon—Beatrice, Rosalind and Isabella—remarkable characters who, with close connections to other women, master true love and overcome misogyny and sexual harassment. In addition, the anniversaries of William Shakespeare’s birth (452nd) and death (400th) are honored with a daylong celebration.

 
Thursday, September 8, 2016

Bryant Park Presents
Shakespeare

Measure for Measure
September 1 - 17
Upper Terrace (10 performances)
Thursday, 9pm; Friday and Saturday, 7pm; Sunday, September 4, 3pm

Three of William Shakespeare’s most beloved comedies are produced by the irreverent, surprising and critically acclaimed The Drilling Company: Much Ado About Nothing, As You Like It with music by Natalie Smith, and Measure for Measure. The plays feature the greatest, funniest and noblest women of the canon—Beatrice, Rosalind and Isabella—remarkable characters who, with close connections to other women, master true love and overcome misogyny and sexual harassment. In addition, the anniversaries of William Shakespeare’s birth (452nd) and death (400th) are honored with a daylong celebration.

 
Friday, September 9, 2016

Bryant Park Presents
Shakespeare

Measure for Measure
September 1 - 17
Upper Terrace (10 performances)
Thursday, 9pm; Friday and Saturday, 7pm; Sunday, September 4, 3pm

Three of William Shakespeare’s most beloved comedies are produced by the irreverent, surprising and critically acclaimed The Drilling Company: Much Ado About Nothing, As You Like It with music by Natalie Smith, and Measure for Measure. The plays feature the greatest, funniest and noblest women of the canon—Beatrice, Rosalind and Isabella—remarkable characters who, with close connections to other women, master true love and overcome misogyny and sexual harassment. In addition, the anniversaries of William Shakespeare’s birth (452nd) and death (400th) are honored with a daylong celebration.

 
Saturday, September 10, 2016

Bryant Park Presents
Shakespeare

Measure for Measure
September 1 - 17
Upper Terrace (10 performances)
Thursday, 9pm; Friday and Saturday, 7pm; Sunday, September 4, 3pm

Three of William Shakespeare’s most beloved comedies are produced by the irreverent, surprising and critically acclaimed The Drilling Company: Much Ado About Nothing, As You Like It with music by Natalie Smith, and Measure for Measure. The plays feature the greatest, funniest and noblest women of the canon—Beatrice, Rosalind and Isabella—remarkable characters who, with close connections to other women, master true love and overcome misogyny and sexual harassment. In addition, the anniversaries of William Shakespeare’s birth (452nd) and death (400th) are honored with a daylong celebration.

 
Thursday, September 15, 2016

Bryant Park Presents
Shakespeare

Measure for Measure
September 1 - 17
Upper Terrace (10 performances)
Thursday, 9pm; Friday and Saturday, 7pm; Sunday, September 4, 3pm

Three of William Shakespeare’s most beloved comedies are produced by the irreverent, surprising and critically acclaimed The Drilling Company: Much Ado About Nothing, As You Like It with music by Natalie Smith, and Measure for Measure. The plays feature the greatest, funniest and noblest women of the canon—Beatrice, Rosalind and Isabella—remarkable characters who, with close connections to other women, master true love and overcome misogyny and sexual harassment. In addition, the anniversaries of William Shakespeare’s birth (452nd) and death (400th) are honored with a daylong celebration.

 
Friday, September 16, 2016

Bryant Park Presents
Shakespeare

Measure for Measure
September 1 - 17
Upper Terrace (10 performances)
Thursday, 9pm; Friday and Saturday, 7pm; Sunday, September 4, 3pm

Three of William Shakespeare’s most beloved comedies are produced by the irreverent, surprising and critically acclaimed The Drilling Company: Much Ado About Nothing, As You Like It with music by Natalie Smith, and Measure for Measure. The plays feature the greatest, funniest and noblest women of the canon—Beatrice, Rosalind and Isabella—remarkable characters who, with close connections to other women, master true love and overcome misogyny and sexual harassment. In addition, the anniversaries of William Shakespeare’s birth (452nd) and death (400th) are honored with a daylong celebration.

 
Saturday, September 17, 2016

Bryant Park Presents
Shakespeare

Measure for Measure
September 1 - 17
Upper Terrace (10 performances)
Thursday, 9pm; Friday and Saturday, 7pm; Sunday, September 4, 3pm

Three of William Shakespeare’s most beloved comedies are produced by the irreverent, surprising and critically acclaimed The Drilling Company: Much Ado About Nothing, As You Like It with music by Natalie Smith, and Measure for Measure. The plays feature the greatest, funniest and noblest women of the canon—Beatrice, Rosalind and Isabella—remarkable characters who, with close connections to other women, master true love and overcome misogyny and sexual harassment. In addition, the anniversaries of William Shakespeare’s birth (452nd) and death (400th) are honored with a daylong celebration.

 
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