The Taming of the Shrew and Twelfth Night, acted out by Hall's all-male troupe Propeller, are making their U.S. premieres at BAM's Harvey Theater, running through April 1.
The Taming of the Shrew will run March 17, 18, 24, 25 and 31 and April 1 at 2:30 PM and March 20, 22, 27 and 29 at 7:30 PM. Twelfth Night will be presented March 17, 18, 21, 23, 24, 25, 28, 30 and 31 and April 1 at 7:30 PM.
Design for the Shakespeare plays is by Michael Pavelka, and lighting design is by Ben Ormerod and Mark Howland. The plays are Watermill Theatre and Old Vic Productions.
Hall and his troupe have previously brought to BAM A Midsummer Night's Dream and The Winter's Tale. According to press notes, "Unabashedly playful and physical, Hall's popular and critically acclaimed Shakespearean productions are performances of great clarity, speed, and imaginative staging."
The BAM Hillman Attic Studio is located at 30 Lafayette Avenue in Brooklyn. The plays are at BAM's Harvey Theater at 651 Fulton Street. For tickets or more information call (718) 636-4100 or visit www.bam.org.