RICHARD II

Genre: Classical, Drama, Other
written by William Shakespeare
directed by Steven Cole Hughes

Sonnet Repertory Theatre and Matchbook Productions proudly present Richard II at The Tank this May, bringing an uncommon aspect to this classic: flight. Re-imagined as a tale told by Nineteenth Century artists railing against Imperialism, eight actors, four low-flying trapezes and live music combine to raise the language of Shakespeare to new heights.


About Matchbook Productions:

Matchbook Productions innovates through the marriage of traditional theatre with the aerial arts. By taking to the air, Matchbook utilizes dimensions typically neglected by conventional stage performances, thus opening a new realm of possibilities for performers and audiences.


About the Company: Sonnet Repertory Theatre, Inc.

Sonnet Repertory Theatre, Inc., is dedicated to classic theatre for the modern planet. SRT promotes classic plays and adaptations, providing forums for collaboration between emerging artists and established professionals. With Classics in the Classroom, SRT aims not only to entertain, but also to educate young people by engaging them with timeless literature through expressive theatre.

Open:   05/07/10
Close:   05/24/10

Schedule:
Fri 5/7, Sat 5/8 at 7pm
Sun 5/9 at 3pm
Mon 5/10, Wed 5/19, Fri 5/21 at 7pm
Sun 5/23 and Mon 5/24 at 7pm
Theater:   The Tank
Address:   354 West 45th street
New York, NY 10036
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The Tank is located at 354 West 45th Street (between 8th and 9th Avenues). To get to The Tank by subway: Take the A,C,E to 42nd Street/Time Square. Walk West.

Cost:$15.00
Buy Tickets Online or Call: Brown Paper Tickets at 1-800-838-3006
Company: Sonnet Repertory Theatre, Inc.         Official Web Site: www.sonnetrepertorytheatre.org