Food of Love invites you to this environmental staging of one of Shakespeare's most beloved comedies, replete with besotted lovers and mischievous fairies, which features a multi-course tasting menu. More…
From Third Rail Projects (creators of "Then She Fell") and the producers of the Drama Desk nominated "Shake and Bake: Love's Labour's Lost," comes this 360-degree environmental staging of Shakespeare's "A Midsummer Night’s Dream." This sumptuous theatrical experience features an elegantly designed tasting menu and is housed in a historic building, just steps from New York City's Union Square.
See it if you want a charming evening in a unique environment. The performers sing dance act and serve food in Willem de Kooning"s former studio.
Don't see it if you dislike performances with multiple points of focus. While something's happening wherever you look, the plot doesn't get lost.
See it if you want to watch a scripted relay race where actors are obligated to divert focus from the play at hand to a lot of unrelated tasks
Don't see it if you need the performances/direction/aesthetic immersion to be strong & original enough to balance out a preponderance of gimmicky diversions
See it if You want to enjoy a fun night of Shakespeare. The atmosphere is charming, the lighting is perfect, and the food was delicious.
Don't see it if You prefer traditional performance of Shakespeare, or you are expecting a banquet. It was more of a lighter fare, but very tasty.
See it if you want a wonderful bare bones production of Midsummer. I laughed so hard. This 8 person ensemble Is fully committed and utterly delightful
Don't see it if you're expecting a banquet *or* a truly immersive Third Rail production. This is site specific *not* immersive. And banquet is overselling.
See it if If you like Shakespeare, or if you want to see an enjoyable show that includes a glass of wine, champagne and lite food. It was loads of fun
Don't see it if If you dont like Shakespeare or don't want to have fun. Set in a beautiful old cafe, awesome
See it if you want to live a lovely Shakespeare version. If you want to experience the Third Rail Projects vibe.
Don't see it if you don't like Shakespeare. If you are expecting an ultra immersive play.
See it if you like to nibble in between laughing; you are a Wm Shakespeare completist; you enjoy immersive staging & actors performing at table-side
Don't see it if you prefer a Public Theatre straight-up Shakespeare production; you're picky about food & serving sizes; The Bard's tragedies are your thing
See it if you love Midsummer Night's Dream, a good laugh & tasty food. Acting is good, staging well choreographed & blocked. Small troupe excels.
Don't see it if you dislike Shakespeare or want only serious theater in a theater setting. But eating & drinking during this play is highly appropriate.
See it if You’re a Shakespeare fan and looking for a great new take with a great experience.
Don't see it if ...um... maybe just go see it
See it if you like atmosphere. The smells and sights and sounds of this production were great. Pyramus and Thisbe is hilarious, actors were having fun
Don't see it if lacking some sight lines will bother you; there are columns throughout the center of the area being used as a stage.
See it if you'd relish some snacks while watching a wondrously sprightly interpretation of this Shakespeare comedy. Pure pleasure awaits!
Don't see it if you can only get tickets to the late show, you live in the outer-boroughs, and you're dependent on MTA. The ride home will be brutal.
See it if you’re yearning for a fun, delightful & exceptionally performed familiar Shakespearean love/comedy immersive dinner experience.
Don't see it if you’re not hungry for laughs & joy.
See it if You like MDND and like seeing great actors have a great time with the material. A very unique and funny night out!
Don't see it if You don’t like when multiple actors play various roles or don’t like the idea of eating during a show.
See it if You like Shakespeare, laughing, eating, wine, theater that happens all around you
Don't see it if You prefer your Shakespeare conventionally staged, you don't like food
See it if Shakespeare appeals when not treated as TOO precious. Big cuts are replaced by pleasant song and dance. Terrific foods included. Unique!
Don't see it if you can't appreciate many small non meat foods rather than big entrees. You seek somber recitation or veteran actors. (Youth is king here.)
See it if It's summer and this fun, energetic dinner/theater of Shakespeare's comedy is perfect entertainment! Acting is quite good with an agile cast
Don't see it if You dislike Shakespearean plays in any form. Can't stand a tight spaced dinner theater event. Prefer traditional dining & theater uptown.
See it if You enjoy Shakespeare and semi-immersive shows. The music, singing, acting, staging, and food were all great.
Don't see it if You don't like or can't understand Shakespeare. Don't want to eat or drink while watching a play and want to see everything on a stage.
See it if If you want to experience Shakespeare in a new fun way with food and drink and inventive stagings.
Don't see it if You like the same old same old
See it if you enjoy unconventional productions of Shakespeare and appreciate good food (although do no t come hungry!)
Don't see it if you want your Shakespeare by the book and in proscenium setting and your food meat-heavy.
See it if you like watching a Shakespeare comedy while having a light dinner; actors performing around you; multi-sensory experiences
Don't see it if you prefer Shakespeare plays performed in a more traditional setting, or you expect a very luxurious meal
See it if Immersive, non traditionally staged, double cast, heavily integrated with song and dance production of a Shakespeare classic appeals to you.
Don't see it if You expect a traditional production of Shakespeare, and don’t want to have your view blocked, or have to turn to see the actors around you.
See it if You enjoy well done Shakespeare and eating while you watch a show
Don't see it if You aren't comfortable with tight spaces. The tables are very tight.