Wherefore Teach Thy Children Shakespeare?
Tuesday, July 08, 2014
Ken Ludwig, playwright ("Lend Me a Tenor," "Crazy for You") and the author of How to Teach Your Children Shakespeare (Broadway Books, 2014), offers tips for parents on some of the Shakespeare performances around town this summer.
Productions of Shakespeare plays in and around the city this summer include:
- As You Like It, currently playing until July 27 (New York Classical Theatre)
- Othello; The Two Gentlemen of Verona, currently playing until August 31 (Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival)
- Romeo n Juliet, July 5 - July 27 (CTHNYC)
- Twelfth Night, July 10 - 26 (Shakespeare in the Parking Lot)
- Taming of the Shrew, July 18 - 20 (Shakespeare at Sunset)
- A Midsummer Night’s Dream, July 18 - 20, 25- 27 (Quirky Productions)
- King Lear, July 22 - August 17 (The Public Theater)
- Two Gentlemen of Verona; Cymbeline, July 23 - August 17 (Hip to Hip Theatre Company)
- Much Ado About Nothing, July 23 - August 10 (Smith Street Stage)
- Romeo and Juliet, July 24 - August 17 (Pulse Ensemble Theatre)
- A Winter’s Tale, July 31 - August 24 (Hudson Warehouse)