Much Ado About Nothing (The Drilling Company)
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Much Ado About Nothing (The Drilling Company)

Much Ado About Nothing (The Drilling Company) NYC Reviews and Tickets

(3 Ratings)
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Delightful, Funny, Great staging, Tv actors jimmy smits (benedick), kristen johnson (beatrice), & sam waterston (leonato), Clever

About the Show

The Drilling Company presents a free outdoor mounting of Shakespeare's romantic comedy, set during the women's suffrage movement.

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228 Reviews | 62 Followers
(2004 revival) shakespeare in central park, Tv actors jimmy smits (benedick), kristen johnson (beatrice), & sam waterston (leonato), Also of note: off-bdwy fave brian murray as dogberry, Delightful

See it if Shakespeare in the Park always makes for a perfect fit for the Bard, especially his comedies and this production was no exception. GO !!

Don't see it if If you don't like sitting outside, have a fear of bugs, or don't like watching actors fending off raccoons, etc. Find free tickets offensive

17 Reviews | 5 Followers
Great staging, Funny, Quirky

See it if you like outdoor theater

Don't see it if you want a period piece

6 Reviews | 2 Followers
Clever, Delightful, Funny, Great acting, Great staging

See it if I adore Shakespeare's comedies. This performance was one of the best I've seen of this play.

Don't see it if You don't get Shakespeare's sense of humor. His comedies can be quite quirky and sometimes a bit dry.

Critic Reviews (1)

The New York Times
May 29th, 2016

"Leave it to the Drilling Company’s brave ensemble to surmount the myriad distractions of Bryant Park with its robust and romantic staging...The players exuded an energy eclipsing the ambient sounds of the city...Under Hamilton Clancy’s direction, the production lags in more slapstick moments, largely in the first half, but not for want of vigor...The brightest moments involve the lovebirds."
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