SHAKESPEAREAN EXCELLENCE: THE ROYAL SHAKEPEARE COMPANY AT THE PARK AVENUE ARMORY

Announcing the upcoming 2011 summer residency of the Royal Shakespeare Company at the newly constructed theater inside the Park Avenue Armory, as part of the Lincoln Center Festival, in New York City. One of the most famous classical theater companies in the world, the Royal Shakespeare Company will bring 44 actors, 23 musicians and about 30 other artists to New York from its Stratford-upon-Avon home for 45 performances of Shakespearian works in repertory from July 6 to Aug. 14, 2011. The five plays will be chosen from the company’s current lineup: Antony and Cleopatra, As You Like It, Julius Caesar, King Lear,  Romeo and Juliet and The Winter’s Tale. Information via The New York Times.

A computer rendering of the full-scale replica of the Royal Shakespeare Company’s new Stratford-upon-Avon auditorium, which will be constructed in the Armory’s Wade Thompson Drill Hall. Image via dbox inc., via nytimes.com.

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