The Mobile Shakespeare Unit of the New York Public Theater will tour the following venues in all five boroughs of New York City with “Much Ado About Nothing” from November 4 to 22, 2013, before appearing at the Public Theater on Lafayette Street for $20 a ticket from November 25 to December 15.
Charlotte’s Place, Manhattan, part of Trinity Wall Street Church – a free and open space for the diverse communities living, working, and going to school in lower Manhattan (November 4).
Park Avenue Armory Women’s Mental Health Shelter, Manhattan, provides short-term, safe, and supportive environments to address immediate needs for mentally ill, homeless women (November 5).
St. John’s Recreation Center, Brooklyn, is a park and recreation center located in Bedford-Stuyvesant (November 6).
Eric M. Taylor Center, Rikers Island – Built in 1964, EMTC houses nearly 2,000 adult and adolescent males sentenced to one year or less (November 7).
Roy Wilkins Recreation Center, Queens, a park and recreation center, this public space is a cultural touchstone for all of New York City (November 8).
Greenbelt Recreation Center, Staten Island, a park and recreation center (November 11).
Queensboro Correctional Facility, Queens, is a minimum security prison in Long Island City, (November 12).
Brownsville Recreation Center, Brooklyn, a Public Works community partner, is a recreation center is located in the Brownsville Playground with extensive resources for youth and seniors. The center offers a vibrant space to tap into pursuits artistic and athletic alike (November 13).
Fortune Society, Queens, a Public Works community partner, is a social service and advocacy organization, supporting successful reentry from prison, and promoting alternatives to incarceration (November 14).
The Osborne Association, Bronx, offers opportunities for individuals who have been in conflict with the law to transform their lives through innovative, effective, and replicable programs that serve the community by reducing crime and its human and economic costs (November 15).
Hamilton Partnership for Paterson, Paterson, New Jersey, is a community development organization near the Great Falls National Park (November 16).
Taconic Correctional Facility, Westchester, is the largest maximum security prison for women in New York (November 18).
Rose M. Singer Center, Rikers Island – Built in 1988, RMSC houses more than 1,700 adult and adolescent females (November 19).
DreamYard Project, Bronx, a Public Works community partner, uses project-based arts learning to ignite the transformative spirit (November 20).
Al Oerter Recreation Center, Queens, a recreation center providing affordable or free athletic activities and arts events to people of all ages (November 20).
Bedford Hills Correctional Facility, Westchester, is the largest maximum security prison for women in New York (November 21).
The cast features Michael Braun (Benedick); Rosal Colón (Margaret, Borachia, Friar Francis); Ramsey Faragallah (Leonato, Watch);Marc Damon Johnson (Don Pedro, Verges); A.Z. Kelsey (Claudio, Conrade); Lucas Caleb Rooney (Dogberry, Don John); Samantha Soule (Beatrice); and Kerry Warren (Hero, Sexton).