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Local Productions and Events

A regularly updated list of current and upcoming productions of the Bard's works in the New York City Area.

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RICHARD III
August 28
August 30
Directed by Joe Penczak
at Mindowaskin park, Westfield, Bernards, NJ
troupe-of-friends.com

A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM
August 22 – September 14
Directed by Lenny Banovez
The Beckett Theater
titantheatrecompany.com

WITTENBERG
September 10 – September 28
By David Davalos
Directed by Joseph Discher
The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey
shakespearenj.org

KING LEAR
September 30 – October 12
Directed by Bill Buckhurst
with Joseph Marcell
A Shakespeare's Globe Production
at NYU Skirball Center
nyuskirball.org

TEMPEST
October 2
November 2
Directed by Karin Coonrod
With music by Elizabeth Swados
With Reg E. Cathey and Joseph Harrington
At LaMaMa
lamama.org

DRUNK SHAKESPEARE
July 14October 17
The Drunk Shakespeare Society
Directed by David Hudson
at Quinn's Bar 
drunkshakespeare.com

HENRY VIII
October 15 – November 9
Directed by Paul Mullins
The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey
shakespearenj.org

HAMLET
October 16 – November 16
Directed by Darko Tresnjak
Hartford Stage
hartfordstage.org

THE TEMPEST
November 2023
Inspired by a true story from the Korean Chronicles of the Three Kingdoms and infuses Shakespeare’s text with elements of traditional Korean folklore.
Mokwha Repertory Company
At LaMaMa
lamama.org

MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING
December 3 – December 28
Directed by Scott Wentworth
The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey
shakespearenj.org

NELLA TEMPESTA
December 11, 2014 - December 21, 2014
Motus Theatre
At LaMaMa
lamama.org

HAMLET
January 2015
Directed by Austin Pendleton
With Peter Sarsgaard
Classic Stage Company
classicstage.org