The Drilling Company presents a free, outdoor production of Shakespeare's ribald comedy, featuring the classic misadventures of Falstaff and two neighborhood wives, reset in an Upper West Side Co-op. More…
'The Merry Wives of Windsor' is part of the Drilling Company's fourth season as the company-in-residence for Bryant Park Presents Shakespeare. Performances take place in Bryant Park's Upper Terrace, located directly to the rear of the New York Public Library, between the Bryant Park Grill and the Bryant Park Cafe.
See it if you enjoy quirky productions of Shakespeare. This is set in present day upper west side. Some very good acting. You enjoy outdoor theater.
Don't see it if you are a Shakespeare purist. If it bothers you if you can't understand everything (2 actors in particular).
See it if you've always wanted to see "Merry Wives..." and you appreciate young talent.
Don't see it if you are looking for great Shakespeare.
See it if you enjoy modernized Shakespeare, free shows or outdoor theatre
Don't see it if you are looking for fancy sets and technical elements or a show you can understand well (lots of noise and accents make it challenging)