The Winter's Tale Revival 2017

Opened: November 26, 2017
Closing: December 17, 2017

The Winter's Tale - 2017 - Off-Broadway History , Info & More

Insulted by the regent of France, England’s King Henry V decides to wage war and claim the throne across the Channel. But Henry’s charm only distracts his soldiers for so long before the dire stakes of their task calls into question the King’s true motives and direction. Resonating from across the centuries—wherever there may be a kingdom for a stage, and princes to act--Shakespeare’s drama about invasion, ego and leadership, delves into history’s thorniest questions: What makes a man worthy of wearing the crown, and what does he owe the people he leads?

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BWW Review: The Public Theater's Mobile Unit Offers A Free THE WINTER'S TALE
by Michael Dale - December 8, 2017

Before every performance by The Public Theater's Mobile Unit, the audience is reminded of Joseph Papp's credo that the plays of William Shakespeare belong to everyone. The theatre pioneer created the world-famous Shakespeare In The Park based on that simple philosophy, and it's the driving force behind this unique outreach branch helping to fulfill the historic company's mission.

Photo Flash: The Public's Mobile Unit 'WINTER'S TALE' Celebrates Opening Night
by BWW News Desk - December 1, 2017

The Public Theater opened the MOBILE UNIT's production of THE WINTER'S TALE last night, November 30, and BroadwayWorld has photos from the festivities below!

Photo Flash: First Look at The Public's Free Mobile Unit WINTER'S TALE
by BWW News Desk - November 16, 2017

The Public Theater begins previews for the MOBILE UNIT's production of THE WINTER'S TALE on Sunday, November 26. Directed by Lee Sunday Evans, the free run of THE WINTER'S TALE at The Public follows a three-week tour to the five boroughs bringing Shakespeare to audiences who have limited or no access to the arts. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below!

The Public Theater's Free MOBILE UNIT Tour Returns Today with THE WINTER'S TALE
by BWW News Desk - November 1, 2017

Continuing its commitment to bringing free Shakespeare to the community and strengthening audience engagement with the arts, The Public Theater is mounting its MOBILE UNIT again this fall with a free three-week tour to the five boroughs of Shakespeare's THE WINTER'S TALE, directed by Lee Sunday Evans.


The Winter's Tale has had 10 productions including Broadway which opened in 1904, Broadway which opened in 1910, Broadway which opened in 1946, Off-Broadway which opened in 1989, Off-Broadway which opened in 2000, Off-Broadway which opened in 2003, Off-Broadway which opened in 2010, Off-Broadway which opened in 2014, West End which opened in 2017 and Off-Broadway which opened in 2017.