El Barrio Shakespeare Festival 2019

Othello[s]

Shows at 7:30pm

Thursday, May 30      Friday, May 31

Tuesday, June 4        Wednesday, June 5

Friday, June 7            Saturday, June 8

Monday, June 10       Tuesday, June 11

Friday, June 14          Saturday, June 15

Shows at 2pm

Sunday, June 2          Saturday, June 15

Talk backs June 5th and June 10th

Join us!

All events at 215 E 99th Street, Manhattan

Other Events Happening

Thursday, May 30th

6:00pm 

The Complete Works of William Shakespeare Abridged (Revised)

A middle school adaptation of all of Shakespeare – all in one hour!

Middle School drama program from PS 108

Free Admission

 

Friday, May 31st

1:00pm – 4:00pm

Masterclass: Tracie Morris Voice Workshop

Voice Workshop for Acting and Speech

$20

 

6:00pm 

The Complete Works of William Shakespeare Abridged (Revised)

A middle school adaptation of all of Shakespeare – all in one hour!

Middle School drama program from PS 108

Free Admission

 

Saturday, June 1st

12:30pm

Measured

An on book workshop and educational talkback for this newly conceptualized version of Shakespeare’s “Measure for Measure.”

Shrunken Shakespeare Company

$10

 

7:00pm

Beyond the Ingenue

New scenes and soliloquies for, by, and with 30+ womxn.

Turn to Flesh Productions

$20

 

Sunday, June 2nd

8:00pm

Masc4Mask: A Solo Commedia Show!

1 Man – 4 Masks! A Solo Queer Commedia Extravaganza

Nick Mayfield

$12

 

Monday, June 3rd

12:00pm to 2:00pm

Clown Workshop with Tyler Moss

Exploring truth from the outside in.

The Shakespeare Forum

Free admission

 

8:00pm

Masc4Mask: A Solo Commedia Show!

1 Man – 4 Masks! A Solo Queer Commedia Extravaganza

Nick Mayfield

$12

 

Tuesday, June 4th

1:00pm to 3:30pm

Stage Combat as Storytelling Workshop

An introduction to the powerful, unique ways stage combat can serve as a flexible storytelling device

Combative Theatre Co.

Free admission

 

Wednesday, June 5th

12:30pm to 3:00pm

Introduction to Theater of the Oppressed

Learn the fundamentals of Augusto Boal's revolutionary technique for this exciting form of theater.

Workshop presented by Nicholas Linnehan

Free admission

6:00pm

Scenes and Monologues from Hamlet

The Shakespeare Forum’s After School Program

Free admission

 

Thursday, June 6th

1:00pm to 3:30pm

Stage Combat as Storytelling Workshop

An introduction to the powerful, unique ways stage combat can serve as a flexible storytelling device

Combative Theatre Co.

Free admission

 

6:00pm

Talking Theatre

An education panel in conjunction with The Public Theatre

 

8:00pm

Richard III

The Shakespeare Forum Residency at Manhattan Center for Science & Mathematics

Free admission

 

Friday, June 7th

12:00pm to 2:30pm

Singing Technique

Workshop on vocal technique, therapeutic vocal exercises, and healthy habits for performers, musicianship, and song delivery.

Taught by Ellen O'Brien

Free admission

3:00pm to 6:00pm

Creating Character through Physicality

Workshop using characters from Romeo & Juliet to explore movement

Turn to Flesh Productions

Free admission

 

Saturday, June 8th

12:30pm

Richard III

The Shakespeare Forum Residency at Manhattan Center for Science & Mathematics

Free admission

 

2:00pm

Isle Full of Noises! An Interactive Tempest for Young Audiences

An interactive experience where audiences become part of the story.  Created for young audiences ages 5-10.

EMIT

$10

 

3:30pm to 5:30pm

Improvised Iambic: Spontaneously Speaking in Verse

Learn how to improvise sonnets and scenes in iambic pentameter

As You Will

Free admission

 

6:00pm

Richard III

The Shakespeare Forum Residency at Manhattan Center for Science & Mathematics

Free admission

 

Sunday, June 9th

1:00pm to 4:00pm

Masterclass: Auditions – The Shakespeare Monologue

With: American Shakespeare Center’s Nathan Winkelstein

$20

Testing out a new piece? Have an old favorite that could use a fresh perspective? This class is perfect for audition prep or simply as a reinvigoration of your classical chops! Red Bull Associate Producer and American Shakespeare Center NY Casting Director Nathan Winkelstein will give you the inspiration you need to take your work to the next level in those high-pressure situations and equip yourself with textual and acting tools to show yourself in the best possible light at your next classical audition.

 

4:30pm to 6:30pm 

Improvised Iambic: Spontaneously Speaking in Verse

Learn how to improvise sonnets and scenes in iambic pentameter

As You Will

Free admission

 

7:00pm

Ensemble Building Workshop with Hedgepig

Hedgepig Ensemble Theatre 

 

Wednesday, June 12th

7:00pm

The Table Round – Sneak Peak!

Experience this feminist take on Arthurian myth.

Turn to Flesh Productions

$20

 

Thursday, June 13th

7:30pm

Hamlet (Still) Isn’t Dead: Six Years Strong

A celebration of Hamlet Isn't Dead’s 6th season with scenes and Improv

Free admission

 

Friday, June 14th

6:00pm

Richard II

The Shakespeare Youth Forum

$10

 

Saturday, June 15th

12:30pm

Richard II

The Shakespeare Youth Forum

$10

 

6:00pm

Richard II

The Shakespeare Youth Forum

$10