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Pericles opens Saturday, September 9th!

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Pericles opens Saturday, September 9th! We are thrilled to be bringing such a wonderful, zany production to you, so please check out all of our performance dates and times.

All performances are free and open to the public, so grab a friend (or five!), grab some snacks and beverages, and come enjoy this explosive comedy.

We hope to see you there!

 

 

 

cast announcement: pericles

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We are thrilled to announce the cast of our Fall Production, "Pericles"!

The cast will feature Joel Austin, Keith Boratko, Kate Hopkins, Tucker Dally Johnston, Stephen Kime, Lauren Lay, Julie McNamara, Tristan Miller, Zoey Rutherford, Dustin Sutliff, and Liz Tancredi.

More information about all of these wonderful people, along with performance dates and locations, is available here.

Can't wait to see what's happening?  Check us out on InstagramTwitter, & Facebook for rehearsal photos and fun tidbits!

 

 

auditions announced for pericles

 

 

 

It's that time again!  

We are now accepting submissions for our appointment auditions for our upcoming production of "Pericles!"  Headshots and resumes are only being accepted through Wednesday, July 19th, so get them in soon.  

You can find all of the submission details (including creative team and casting breakdown) can be found on our Get Involved page.  We look forward to hearing from you!

 

 

 

 

Much Ado opens Saturday, may 6th



Much Ado opens Saturday, May 6th! We are thrilled to be bringing such a wonderful production to you, so please check out all of our performance dates and times.

All performances are free and open to the public, so grab a friend (or five!), grab some snacks and beverages, and come enjoy this explosive comedy.

We hope to see you there!
 

 

 

THE NEW YORK INNOVATIVE THEATRE AWARDS

New York IT Awards

We are proud to announce that Much Ado About Nothing has been registered with the New York Innovative Theater Awards! Audience vote is a large part of these awards, so please check out their website and vote!

 

 

Cast announcement: Much Ado About Nothing

 

We are thrilled to announce the cast of our Spring Production, "Much Ado About Nothing"!

The cast will feature Cameron Clarke, Jonathan Dauermann, Tucker Dally Johnston, Tristan Miller, Clinton Powell, Tyler Riley, Zoey Rutherford, Stephen Shore, Donnell E. Smith, Mary St. Angelo, Dustin Sutliff, Molly Thomas, Vanessa Wendt, and Sarah Corbyn Woolf.

More information about all of these wonderful people, along with performance dates and locations, is available here.

Can't wait to see what's happening?  Check us out on InstagramTwitter, & Facebook for rehearsal photos and fun tidbits!

 

 

 

 

AUDITIONS announced FOR MUCH ADO

 

 

It's that time again!  

We are now accepting submissions for our appointment auditions for our upcoming production of "Much Ado about Nothing!"  Headshots and resumes are only being accepted through Friday, March 17th, so get them in soon.  

You can find all of the submission details (including creative team and casting breakdown) can be found on our Get Involved page.  We look forward to hearing from you!

 

 

 

 

much ado welcomes its fight director

 

We are thrilled to announce that returning for our spring show, "Much Ado About Nothing" will be Fight Director Ian Hetizman.

Ian previously did the fights for (and appeared in) our 2014 "Romeo & Juliet" as well as appearing in our premiere production, "A Midsummer Night's Dream"!

 

 

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Can't get enough? Check out our latest article on BroadwayWorld about our upcoming season!

 

 

 

 

ANNOUNCING OUR 2017 SEASON

The Fools & Kings Project is proud to announce our 4th Season of outdoor Shakespeare!

Our spring show, "Much Ado About Nothing", performing in May, will be helmed by F&K Alum Kenny Wade Marshall, who has previously directed "Comedy of Errors" with us.

Our fall show, "Pericles", performing in September, will be directed by Rob Sniffin of Barefoot Shakespeare. Joining his adventures as Assistant Director will be F&K Alum Cameron Clarke!

We cannot wait for you to see what these incredible artists have in store this season.

Stay tuned in the coming weeks for audition information and even more exciting announcements!

 

 

THANK YOU for a wonderful 2016 season

As the season of outdoor Shakespeare draws to a close, and we look forward to next year, we just want to extend a big THANK YOU to everyone who was involved in our shows this year.

Not pictured:
Kenny Wade Marshall - Director of "Comedy of Errors"; Dan Renkin - Fight Director of "Comedy of Errors";
Derek Bado - Stage Manager of "Comedy of Errors"; Callan Suozzi-Rearic - Co-Fight Director of "The Tempest";
Conor Mullen - Co-Fight Director of "The Tempest"; Lisa LaGrande - Movement Director of "The Tempest"

 

THE TEMPEST OPENS SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 10TH!

Our beautiful production of The Tempest opens this Saturday, September 10th
to complete our Summer 2016 season of Confusion & Illusion!

All performances are free and open to the public!  

Grab some friends, grab a blanket, grab some food, grab some beverages, and come enjoy this magical, funny show with our incredibly talented cast.

 

Riverbank State Park Amphitheater Performances
(Enter at 145th St & Riverside Drive - walk straight!)
Saturday, September 10th @ 4:30pm
Sunday, September 11th @ 4:30pm
Saturday, September 17th @ 4:30pm
Sunday, September 18th @ 4:30pm
Saturday, September 24th @ 4:30pm
Sunday, September 25th @ 4:30pm
 

Summit Rock Performances
(Enter at 81st St & Central Park West - stay to the left!)
FRIDAY, September 16th @ 5:00pm
Saturday, October 1st @ 4:30pm
Sunday, October 2nd @ 4:30pm

 

For more info about this phenomenal cast, please click here!

 

 

 

CAST ANNOUNCEMENT: THE TEMPEST

 

We are thrilled to announce the cast of our Fall Production, "The Tempest"!

The cast will feature Cameron Clarke, Jonathan Dauermann, Kyle Duke, Michael Hagins Jeremy Byron Kotler, Tristan Miller, Tyler Riley, Zoey Rutherford, Derek Spaldo, Rachel Weekley, and Vanessa Wendt

More information about all of these wonderful people is coming soon, along with performance dates and locations.

Can't wait to see what's happening?  Check us out on InstagramTwitter, & Facebook for rehearsal photos and fun tidbits!

 

 

 

 

Auditions Announced for The Tempest

 

 

 

It's that time again!  

We are now accepting submissions for our appointment auditions for our upcoming production of "The Tempest!"  Headshots and resumes are only being accepted through Friday, July 15th, so get them in soon.  

You can find all of the submission details (including creative team and casting breakdown) can be found on our Get Involved page.  We look forward to hearing from you!

 

 

 

 

 

 

Comedy of Errors opens April 30th!

 

Our brand new, rollicking production of Comedy of Errors opens this Saturday, April 30th to kick off our Summer 2016 season of Confusion & Illusion!

All performances are free and open to the public!  

Grab some friends, grab a blanket, grab some food, grab some beverages, and come enjoy this 90-minute, fast-paced romp with our incredibly talented cast.

 

 

Summit Rock Performances
(Enter at 81st St & Central Park West - stay to the left!)
Saturday, April 30th @ 6pm
Sunday, May 1st @ 2pm
Saturday, May 7th @ 6pm
Sunday, May 8th @ 2pm
Sunday, May 15th @ 2pm

 

Astoria Park Performances
(enter at 19th St & 23rd Ave)
Thursday, May 5th @ 6pm
Thursday, May 12th @ 6pm
Saturday, May 14th @ 6pm

 

For more info about this phenomenal cast, please click here!

 

 

 

 

sHAKESPEARE'S 400TH DEATHDAY CABARET!

 

 

This April marks the 400th Anniversary of Shakespeare's death and we are celebrating the best way we know how! Come join us for an evening of Shakespearean characters doing musical theatre (the macabre and hilarious alike) followed by drinks and merriment!

Food, drink, song - how could anything go wrong?

Tickets are $15 online or $20 (cash only) at the door.

**Please note that online ticket sales end 4 hours before showtime**

Directed by Kristen Penner
Musical Direction by Oliver Marsh
Percussion by Scott Shirk

Featuring Ryan Williams, Adam Baritot, Steven Makropoiulos, Rich Gilberto, Clare Solly, Melissa Meli, and Vanessa Wendt

MC'd by Derek Bado

 

 

 

 

CAST ANNOUNCEMENT: THE COMEDY OF ERRORS!

 

 

We are thrilled to announce the cast of our Spring Production, "The Comedy of Errors"!

The cast will feature Rosalind Cavallaro, Steven Makropoulos, Sarah Levine McClelland, Melissa Meli, Tristan Miller, Zoe Rutherford, Jeremy Sapadin, Shann Smith, and Sarah Corbyn Woolf.

More information about all of these wonderful people is coming soon, along with performance dates and locations.

Can't wait to see what's happening?  Check us out on Instagram, Twitter, & Facebook for rehearsal photos and fun tidbits!

 

 

 

 

 

 

Auditions announced for The comedy of Errors!

 

 

 

 

It's that time again!  

We are now accepting submissions for our appointment auditions for our upcoming production of "The Comedy of Errors!"  Headshots and resumes are only being accepted through Friday, February 26th, so get them in soon.  

You can find all of the submission details (including creative team and casting breakdown) can be found on our Get Involved page.  We look forward to hearing from you!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Introducing our new production intern: Josh Magid!

 

 

We are thrilled to be welcoming the talented Josh Magid to our team as the first F&K Production Intern!  Keep checking back for more on what wonderful things he is doing.  Want to know more about him?  Check him out here!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Announcing our 2016 Season!

This year, we are presenting two mainstage shows, beginning with The Comedy of Errors, directed by Conrad Cohen, who you may recognize from our 2015 production of King John.

Our second show will be The Tempest, helmed by our wonderful Artistic Director, Melissa Meli.

Please check back soon for more information about auditions and performances!

 

 

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