Shakespeare In The Park Starts Next Week

Shakespeare In The Park

Twelfth Night, the first show of the annual New York tradition, Shakespeare In The Park, begins previews this Wednesday, June 10 at the Delacorte Theater in Central Park. Hollywood actor Anne Hathaway brings the star power to this Daniel Sullivan production, so better start lining up now folks (well, on second thought, I think you’ve still got some time).

TWELFTH NIGHT
JUNE 10 – JULY 12
By WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE
Directed by DANIEL SULLIVAN

With Charles Borland, Andrew Crowe, Michael Cumpsty, Steve Curtis, Clifton Duncan, Raúl Esparza, Herb Foster, Leslie Harrison, Anne Hathaway, Slate Holmgren, Kevin Kelly, David Kenner, Christopher Layer, Robin LeMon, Hamish Linklater, Dorien Makhloghi, Audra McDonald, David Pittu, Ray Rizzo, Jay O. Sanders, Julie Sharbutt, Stark Sands, Baylen Thomas, Zach Villa, Jon Patrick Walker, Julie White

Performances of Twelfth Night will be Tuesday through Sunday at 8pm

Details of the second show in the 2009 Shakespeare In The Park season after the jump.

Euripides‘ tragedy, The Bacchae, featuring the original music of Philip Glass, will begin previews at the Delacorte Theater on August 11, 2009.

THE BACCHAE
AUGUST 11 – AUGUST 30
By EURIPIDES
Directed by JOANNE AKALAITIS
Original Music by PHILIP GLASS
Translated by NICHOLAS RUDALL

With George Bartenieff, André De Shields, Marisa Echeverría, Colleen Fitzpatrick, Jonathan Groff, Jennifer Ikeda, Karen Kandel, Jennifer Nikki Kidwell, Alexa Kryzaniwsky, Vella Lovell, Joan MacIntosh, Nana Mensah, Steven Rishard, Ereni Sevasti, Elena Shaddow, Rocco Sisto, Han Tang

Performances of The Bacchae will be Tuesday through Sunday at 8pm

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