Date: 07/19/2018 - 07/28/2018

Time: All Day

Location: The Clemente (107 Suffolk St., Manhattan)

Price: Free

July 19 - 21 and July 26 - 28 Shakespeare in the Parking Lot, a popular New York summer institution, is now in its 24th year. Its concept--presenting Shakespeare plays with a "poor theater" aesthetic in a working parking lot--is now widely imitated around the US and around the world, with productions as far away as New Zealand. To the company's knowledge and research, it will be the first major New York outdoor stage company to offer a production with a female Hamlet. Unlike the well-known cross-gender castings of the masterpiece (from Sarah Siddons to Sarah Bernhardt to Maxine Peake), this one is not a woman playing a man: the title character is a feminine Princess of Denmark, whose tragedy is meant to explore when happens when you inject female power into a chaotic and confused world.

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