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The Shrew’s Final Word: Shakespeare’s Misogyny Is Brought to Heel by a Cast of Women
Tuesday, June 14, 2016 at 7:30 a.m. by Helen Shaw
Even when you're blissing out at Shakespeare in the Park — the moon shining, the cast infectiously joyful — it's still hard to ignore the fact that The Taming of the Shrew is pretty vile. It's a Punch and Judy abuse comedy, but Bard...
‘Cymbeline’ in the Park Is a Smidge Showy, but Who’s Complaining?
Tuesday, August 11, 2015 at 1:47 p.m. by Tom Sellar
Shakespeare titled his late romance Cymbeline, and words emblazoned on the back curtain at this Shakespeare in the Park production read, "The Story of Cymbeline." But this often absurd tale of innocent love belongs more to slandered...
Shakespeare in the Park's 'Tempest' Fails to Resonate
Wednesday, June 17, 2015 at 6:17 a.m. by Tom Sellar
Like their characters clinging to the rails of a storm-tossed boat, the actors stand exposed to the elements in this open-air production of The Tempest. Rain. Heat. Moths. Helicopters that fly overhead just as Ferdinand, the prince ...
$3 Draft Beers at Central Park's Public Fare
Thursday, May 24, 2012 at 10:30 a.m. by Tejal Rao
Home to Shakespeare in the Park, Central Park's Delacorte Theater also hosts a seasonal outdoor cafe run by Danny Meyer's Union Square Hospitality Group: Public Fare. The outdoor cafe is open for the season, serving hotdogs with cru...