A 'Midsummer' for today’s New York City that imagines our fellow New Yorkers - the buskers, the lovers, the neighbors, the leaders - as the wild and magical Spirits of Shakespeare's classic comedy. More…
It is a celebration of the energy, danger, uniqueness, and soul of the place that we call home, and its potential to evoke in all of us a wondrous transformation. This play dares to show us the extraordinary magic and everyday miracles that are hidden in plain sight.
See it if you would like to see a clear, sometimes slapstick rendering of Shakespeare's (perhaps) best-loved play, a totally brilliant confection.
Don't see it if you find outdoor theater too challenging with its bugs, air traffic, road traffic, foot traffic, threat of rain, hard seats...
See it if You love Shakespeare done well and you like to learn new things about a play you think you already know. This company always surprises me.
Don't see it if You don't like being outside.
See it if free Shakespeare in an outdoor urban setting, young actors out to prove their abilities, are reasons 2 spend a Brooklyn evening in the park
Don't see it if city noise, need 2 pay 2 enjoy, outdoors setting, some difficulties hearing everything, folding chairs are obstacles to your enjoyment