Shakes./Classical (14)

Open run Sleep No More 685 reviews
87 Overall Score

A unique award-winning theatrical event: a site-specific Macbeth-meets-Hitchcock performance piece by Britain's Punchdrunk.

Open run Drunk Shakespeare 291 reviews
82 Overall Score

An actor drinks heavily (in the vein of Comedy Central's 'Drunk History') and then tries to corral others into enacting a story by the Bard.

Opens Apr 29 Henry IV (Hamlet Isn't Dead) 2 reviews
85 Overall Score

Hamlet Isn't Dead presents a gender-bending take on Shakespeare's celebrated coming-of-age story about one of history's most incredible kings.

Ends May 14 Twelfth Night (The Public Mobi... 6 reviews
75 Overall Score

The Public Theater's Mobile Unit presents a stripped-down take on Shakespeare's gender-bending, heart-mending comedy in a new production reset in Florida in the mid-90s.

Ends May 07 Hamlet. A Version 4 reviews
65 Overall Score

Red Lab Productions and Roust Theatre Company's take on Shakespeare's tragedy shifts the focus from the title character to the intrigue, opportunism, and political scheming of a burgeoning police state.

Opens Jun 17 Measure for Measure 0 reviews
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Theatre for a New Audience presents this new production of Shakespeare’s disturbing comedy, a tale of irrepressible lust, impossible purity, and infuriating hypocrisy.

Opens May 05 Hamlet (Waterwell) 0 reviews
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Waterwell presents this new adaptation of Shakespeare’s greatest tragedy, set in pre-WWI Iran, and starring Tony-nominee Arian Moayed ('Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo,' 'The Humans.')

Previews start May 23 Julius Caesar (The Public Thea... 0 reviews
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The Public Theater’s Artistic Director Oskar Eustis directs Shakespeare’s play of politics and power, last seen in the Park 17 years ago.

Opens Jun 09 That Which Remains 0 reviews
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IRT Theater and Improbable Stage present this piece, a devised exploration of Shakespeare's bloody and divinely fraught tragedy 'Titus Andronicus.'


Previews start Jun 20 Hamlet (Public Theater) 0 reviews
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Oscar Isaac ('Star Wars: The Force Awakens,' 'Inside Llewyn Davis') returns to The Public for this intimate new production of Shakespeare’s eternal drama.

Previews start May 16 The Government Inspector 0 reviews
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Red Bull presents Nikolai Gogol’s deeply silly satire of small-town corruption. A riotous portrait of rampaging self-delusion, starring Michael Urie ('Buyer & Cellar,' 'Ugly Betty.')

Opens Jun 06 The Rivals 0 reviews
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New York Classical Theatre presents a free, outdoor, roving staging of Sheridan's 1775 comedy of manners.

Previews start May 16 Antigone (Fusion Theatre) 0 reviews
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Fusion Theater's production merges two takes on Sophocles classic: Anouilh's 1944 political and moral drama, and Honegger's 1927 opera.

Ends May 14 Cymbeline (Art for Progress) 0 reviews
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Art for Progress presents a new take on Shakespeare's romance, set in a world floating between the blurred morality and frenetic energy of a Vegas-like kingdom and the stark, colorful beauty of the American Southwest.