The Public Theater's Free Shakespeare in the Park presents a re-imagining of Public Works’ 2016 musical adaptation of 'Twelfth Night.' More…
Professional artists and two rotating ensembles of community members from all five boroughs will perform together on the Delacorte stage in this enchanting comedy about Viola, a young heroine who washes up on the shores of Illyria, disguises herself as a man, is sent to court a countess, and falls in love with a Duke.
See it if You like your Shakespeare on the nose, with the message spelled out.
Don't see it if You like the original songs in Twelfth Night. They are all cut, and replaced with songs that are not as good.
See it if you are interested in what can be done with Twelfth night, to see Shakespeare in the Park.
Don't see it if you aren't into musical adaptations of Shakespeare's work. The show felt juvenile and made choices that were not consistent throughout.
See it if Blending Shakespeare with original music has been a hit/miss endeavour in years past, but this version is more hit than miss. Bway vets help
Don't see it if IF U like your Shakespeare PURE then this may not be 1 for you. But if U are willing to listen to the Bard's words musicalized then play on!
See it if you like community theater and party-like atmospheres for your shows. Nikki James is excellent and it's a bright colorful production...
Don't see it if it's also a mess. It was so busy and inconsistent that I often didn't know where to look and the acting ranged from great to amateurish
See it if You’re a fan of Shakespeare in the Park. If you haven’t seen one of the dozen productions of this in the last few years.
Don't see it if You want to actually see Shakespeare or something reasonably close.