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Shakespeare Productions in New York - April 2016

Our carefully curated selection of the Best Shakespeare Productions in New York for the month of April 2016

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The Bard of Avon's plays and sonnets have enriched the world for the last 500 years. He created terrible tragedies, farcical comedies, and changed the English language forever! But enough about that poser, there's a new crack duo in town and they're here to shake up Shakespeare! Behold the brothers Bottom, the creators of THE MUSICAL! Stars Brian d'Arcy James as Nick Bottom and Christian Borle, winner of the 2015 Tony for Best Featured Actor in a Musical for his take on the rock star wordsmith! More info

: Closes 1st May 2016

The final play in the monumental Kings and Country tetralogy presented by BAM, The Royal Shakespeare Company and The Ohio State University, Gregory Doran directs Alex Hassell as the newly crowned King Henry V. Premiering at London's Barbican Theatre last year, this acclaimed production follows Richard II and Henry VI parts one and two, all presented as part of the 600th anniversary of Henry's victorious defeat of the Dauphin of France at the Battle of Agincourt. Once more into the breach dear friends! More info

: Closes 30th April 2016

The highly acclaimed Henry IV plays reach BAM as part of the Kings and Country Cycle, first performed at the esteemed Royal Shakespeare Company in Stratford-Upon-Avon. As with the other plays in this tetralogy, director Gregory Doran continues to explore Shakespeare's "history" with this story in two parts. Reprising their roles are Antony Sher as Sir John Falstaff, Jasper Britton as King Henry and Alex Hassell as wayward Prince Hal. More info

: Closes 30th April 2016

Henry VI Part II carries on where we left off in Henry VI, with Hal facing the imminent death of his father and the prospect of choosing between his royal duty and loyalty to a corrupt Falstaff. Once again, direction comes from Gregory Doran as Antony Sher as Sir John Falstaff, Jasper Britton as King Henry, Alex Hassell as wayward Prince Hal star. Presented in cooperation with BAM, The Royal Shakespeare Company and The Ohio State University. More info

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