Bryant Park Shakespeare

Irreverent and critically acclaimed The Drilling Company presents three plays by William Shakespeare for the park's 2nd annual series of theater under the stars.

May 15 - 31 | July 17 - August 2 | Sept 4 - 20
6:30pm on Fridays and Saturdays, and 2pm on Sundays

All Bryant Park Shakespeare events are free and open to the public. No tickets are required. Seats are first-come, first-served.

The Two Gentlemen of Verona

Presented by The Drilling Company, directed by Hamilton Clancy

May 15 - May 31
Upper Terrace
The delightful classic comedy about being in love with love, a rivalry between 2 friends set in NYC Little Italy restaurants.

Romeo and Juliet

Presented by The Drilling Company, directed by Dave Marantz

July 17 - August 2
Bryant Park Stage
Will star-crossed lovers' plans for happiness be destroyed by renewed violence between their powerful families?

The Taming of the Shrew

Presented by The Drilling Company, directed by Alessandro Colla

September 4 - September 20
Upper Terrace
A strong-willed, wild and perverse couple is hell-bent on confusing and outwitting each other in this screwball comedy.

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