The Winter's Tale
Insulted by the regent of France, Englandâ€™s King Henry V decides to wage war and claim the throne across the Channel. But Henryâ€™s charm only distracts his soldiers for so long before the dire stakes of their task calls into question the Kingâ€™s true motives and direction. Resonating from across the centuriesâ€”wherever there may be a kingdom for a stage, and princes to act--Shakespeareâ€™s drama about invasion, ego and leadership, delves into historyâ€™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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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.
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!
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!
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.