The Bride
76

The Bride NYC Reviews and Tickets

76%
(34 Reviews)
Positive
76%
Mixed
21%
Negative
3%
Members say
Entertaining, Ambitious, Great acting, Clever, Delightful

About the Show

Bottoms Dream presents the NY premiere of this Shakespearean show, which weaves together themes, characters, and plots from 'Much Ado About Nothing' and 'Love's Labour's Lost' to create an original story.

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80
Great staging, great energy,, Funny, Clever, Ambitious

See it if You like mash ups of old favorites. You want to hear Shakespeare's verse manhandled- often successfully- in a variety of ways.

Don't see it if you want lush production. Cant follow parallel stories with overlapping and echoed dialogue. Read more

79
Absorbing, Delightful, Entertaining, Great acting, Fast moving

See it if You like Shakespeare with a twist. You like fast moving, energetic theater. You like simple yet effective staging.

Don't see it if You don't like Shakespeare. You prefer elaborate productions. Read more

Critic Reviews (1)

Theater In The Now
February 23rd, 2017

"'The Bride' is a play for Shakespeare aficionados. In the grand scope of the canon, these two are probably somewhere in the lower middle tier of popularity. That being said, the clarity is not here...As the story unfolds, 'The Bride' is not quite a weaving, it's more like patchwork...Even if you have difficulty following along, where 'The Bride' succeeds is in the consistent physical vocabulary in direction and utilization of instruments and integration of music."
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