Friday, August 13, 2010

Shakespeare in the Park - Free! No lines!

Wait a minute!  I don't have to camp out on a bench in order to see  professional actors perform Shakespeare for free in a park!   And it's just in time for a respite in the summer heat. 

One Shot Productions  is presenting outdoor adaptation of Shakespeare’s A Comedy of Errors over the next several weekends in Brooklyn, Queens and Manhattan:  Saturday, August 14, Astoria Park;  Sunday, August 15, Oriental Pavilion, Prospect Park; August 21-22, La Plaza Cultural, East Village; and August 28-29, Central Park, Wild West Playground.

All performances are free and are at 2 p.m. 

Click here for directions and other information.

This is the inaugural production of this brand new company - One Shot Productions.   Commedia of Errors features Sheila Bandyopadhyay, Andrew Firda, Jordan Kaplan,Ben LaGue, Matthew Ellis Murphy, Matthew Patterson, Stephon Pettway, Gina Rivera, Melissa Vogt-Patterson, Max Waszak, and Marla Yost.  It is directed by Sarah Hankins and stage managed by Michelle Cote.  Company member Melissa Vogt-Patterson has designed the set, costumes and masks.

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