The Brooklyn Academy of Music is currently presenting productions of Chekhov's The Cherry Orchard and Shakespeare's The Winter's Tale, part of the inaugural Bridge Project season.
Academy Award winner Sam Mendes directs the productions, presented as a collaboration between BAM, The Old Vic and director Sam Mendes' Neal Street Productions. Following the BAM engagement, the Bridge Project company will play the Singapore Repertory Theatre, Auckland New Zealand's EDGE Performing Arts Centre, Madrid's Teatro Español, and Germany's Ruhrfestspiele Recklinghausen, before arriving at The Old Vic in London for a May–August 2009 run.
Here is a look at the two productions, which continue at BAM through March 8:
For tickets and further information phone (718) 636-4100 or visit www.BAM.org.
The Cherry Orchard and The Winter's Tale, Directed by Mendes, at BAM