The Mobile Shakespeare Unit's "Richard III"
Friday, August 10, 2012
Barry Edelstein, director of the Shakespeare Initiative for the Public Theater, talks about the Mobile Shakespeare Unit, which presents Shakespeare for free to prisons, homeless shelters, centers for the elderly, and other community venues throughout the five boroughs to audiences with limited or no access to the arts. It’s wrapping up a three-week tour of "Richard III," which made more than 15 stops across New York City and surrounding areas, including an army base in Brooklyn, Rikers Island prison, and a homeless shelter for adults with mental illness in Manhattan. “Richard III” will run at The Public Theater through Saturday, August 25.