New York Classical Theatre

Described as “a moveable feast: by the New York Times, New York Classical Theatre has won acclaim for its roving productions of classical plays by Shakespeare, Shaw, Moliere, and more in Central Park, Battery Park and the World Financial Center. Founded by Stephen Burdman in 2000, the company has performed 23 free plays for more than 85,000 spectators.

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Jun 06, 2013 1:08 AM

A Glowing NY Times Review for The Tempest

New York Classical Theatre’s roving production of The Seagull in Central Park receives a glowing review by critic Anita Gates in today’s New York Times.  Next stop: the company makes it Brooklyn debut in Prospect Park on June 25th.

Permalink | Posted on Jun 06, 2013 at 1:08 AM by Patrick Kowalczyk

Jul 15, 2011 2:07 PM

On Land and Sea, Henry V Draws Crowds

In a summer filled with Shakespeare productions in New York City, PKPR helped New York Classical Theatre’s production of Henry V stand out from the crowd. It didn’t hurt that the production, part of The River To River Festival, was performed on both land and sea, with the audience and actors alike taking a ferry to Governors Island for the play’s famous battle scenes.

Highlights included a glowing review and photo gallery in the New York Times, two segments on WNYC, and features in the Wall Street Journal, New York Observer, New York Magazine, New York Post, and the New York Daily News.

Permalink | Posted on Jul 15, 2011 at 2:07 PM by Patrick Kowalczyk