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 It makes Shakespeare accessible! It's fully entertaining and the food bits are yummy. A great way to spend a night in NYC and a fun show.
Don't see it if This is not really the show for kids under 14. Make sure you have a snack before the show & plan on grabbing one after. Overall wonderful!
See it if you're sick of MSND...because you'll love the play again. Mostly strg actors, charming songs/dances (a bit long?), gr staging. Wine served.
Don't see it if you don't know the play; you may be confused by triple casting. Or you dislike music/dance added to WS. Gd A/C. Fun! 2 1/2 hrs w/intermissn.
See it if u want to spend a mid or late summer night with a plucky group of actors who serve up a refreshing meal & a lively Shakespeare romance.
Don't see it if u don't know the play [Triple casting, musical interludes & serving breaks may confuse neophytes]; u expect a radical event from Third Rail.
See it if You want a charming, fun take on Midsummer w/a likable cast & themed small plate food served. You enjoy non-traditional stagings.
Don't see it if You prefer fast-pacing. The food service, while fun, added extra time, since the actors double as servers.You prefer traditional Shakespeare
See it if you like to see a clever staging of this Shakespeare play. There are snacks and drinks before and during show. Good acting.
Don't see it if you like a traditional staging of plays.
See it if Light show and a meal. Great ambiance with the mood lighting, sound design, and decor. Good for a date or seatings in twos (not groups).
Don't see it if Less dancing than expected (barely any) from Third Rail. Uneven acting but overall entertaining. Not quite a full meal, more picnic food.
See it if the "cafe", created for the show, is lovely; the food is plentiful (picnic style); the actors lively and hardworking; we laughed a lot
Don't see it if the show itself offers nothing new to Midsummer fans despite talented 3rd Rail crew; no deeply immersive twists/turns like Then She Fell
See it if You like Midsummer Night’s Dream and want to see a version where the action is all around you.
Don't see it if The seating is a bit problematic - tight quarters, sharing tables with people. Since it’s chairs and not theater seats you can get crushed
See it if You like Shakespeare. Dining in a play maybe refreshing if it's well executed. Having the spot lights on me.. is just hard to enjoy the show
Don't see it if You can't get good seats. The flow is ok, too many objects were blocking my views, definitely some seating arrangement & lightings issues
See it if You like Shakespeare, and you like immersive experiences, if you don't mind eating during the show. Worth seeing even if tired of the play!
Don't see it if You like productions that are more proscenium-based. If you hate Shakespeare.
See it if you would like to see an excellent company performing one of Shakespeare's greatest comedies, with inventive staging and food & drink!
Don't see it if you are not a fan of Shakespeare, would prefer to see a Broadway musical.
See it if You’re looking for a lighthearted approach to Shakespeare w wine & snacks. Super fun production & talented cast that make you feel at home.
Don't see it if You only like stiff, humorless interpretations of Shakespeare. You can tell these actors are having fun w this comedy, and you should too!
See it if You want to see Shakespeare come alive in a unique and well conceived production. This is live theater up close. And fun to boot!
Don't see it if You don’t like classics or you are not an adventurous theater goer.
See it if A lovely version of a midsummer night’s dream, accompanied by yummy food and wine. Great staging and a little bit of interaction.
Don't see it if I really can’t think of a reason not to see this one, unless you really don’t like Shakespeare. But even then try it, it’s light and fun.
See it if you want to see an delighted and delightful group of talented actors, dancers, and waiters use all three of their skill sets at once.
Don't see it if you are so traditional as to want your Shakespeare delivered as written, or so modern as to be hurt be a text full of consent issues.
See it if you want to see a very well executed new take on one of Shakespeare's masterpieces... with great food to go along with the performance
Don't see it if you really know that you don't like the play; that's the only good excuse not to see this one.