Much Ado About Nothing is a delicious cocktail of wit, delight, and heart that poses challenging questions about why we choose to forgive those who have hurt us most intimately. This free, 90-minute, family-friendly production explores how the play’s depictions of gender roles illuminate our current struggle for equality and celebrates coming together as community to laugh, love, and mend. Featuring live acoustic music, professional classical actors with experience from the Old Globe in San Diego to Shakespeare’s Globe in London, and visits a variety of venues in Queens and Manhattan to bring this timeless frolic into our communities.
The Production is led by actor-manager Laura Piccoli (Unhealthy at Battalion Theatre Co. and is produced in partnership with Long Island City Artists at the Plaxall Gallery and the Astoria Park Alliance. The production will play shows in Queens at the Plaxall Gallery, Astoria Park, Queensbridge Park, and Rainey Park as well as in Manhattan at the West End Theatre. Reservations are strongly encouraged and can be made online at rudegrooms.com.