Waterston and Naughton Join Bard's 443rd Birthday Celebration

News   Waterston and Naughton Join Bard's 443rd Birthday Celebration Sam Waterston and James Naughton have been added to the list of performers at The Shakespeare Society's second annual free Shakespeare Birthday Marathon on April 9 at 6:30 PM at the Kaye Playhouse.

The performers join the previously announced Debra Messing, Rainn Wilson, Richard Kind, Michael Cerveris and Philip Bosco Michael Cumpsty, Norm Lewis, Jeremy Shamos, Peter Ackerman, Oscar Isaac, David Costabile, John Cariani and Kristine Nielsen. The actors will perform scenes, speeches and songs from the Bard's comedies and romances such as A Winter's Tale, The Tempest and Much Ado About Nothing.

The event will also include an excerpt of Kenneth Branagh's upcoming film version of As You Like It starring Kevin Kline, Bryce Dallas Howard and Alfred Molina.

The Kaye Playhouse is located at Hunter College on 69th Street between Park and Lexington Avenues. The event is free and open to the public. For more information visit www.shakespearesociety.org or call (212) 327-3399.