New York Shakespeare Exchange presents a contemporary take on the Bard's classic comedy filled with fake news, social media rumors, unlikely lovers, and secret enemies. More…
Shakespeare's comedy features mistaken identities, ironic deceptions, mask wearing, spying, and acts of infidelity. Director Ross Williams takes it a step further by setting the play in a Silicon Valley playground in which the more nefarious tricks of deceit and conceit are bolstered by social media and the Internet.
See it if you feel like you would enjoy a quirky fresh take on one of Shakespeare's most popular comedies.
Don't see it if you do not enjoy quirky takes on classical plays.
See it if You enjoy great acting, singing, laughing out loud as well as a fun rendition of a Shakespearean play in a magical setting of the Delacorte.
Don't see it if You like only traditional Shakespearean plays and don’t enjoy sitting outside watching good theater
See it if you want to see a fun, well acted version of Much Ado, adapted to the current day; you enjoy actors interacting with the audience.
Don't see it if you want to see period costuming and elaborate sets; you have issues with strobe and fluorescent lighting.
See it if You like great, innovative theater that pulls you in and keeps you involved. A brilliant modern take on the Shakespeare play, original text.
Don't see it if You refuse to try Shakespeare, even with rave reviews. But try it! You'll like it.