“A rich and surprising body of work has been inspired by the plays of William Shakespeare, not the least of which can be discovered in some of the greatest Broadway musicals of the last 100 years, as well as pop, rock, and classical genres,” said director Lamos in an earlier statement. “Our program celebrates a wide variety of styles in music and lyrics, and our performers will enlighten you with their performances of some of the usual suspects (Kiss Me Kate, West Side Story, The Boys From Syracuse) along with a surprising mix of jazz and pop from the worlds of Hollywood and cabaret.”
Show times are June 1 at 8 PM, June 2 at 2 PM and 7 PM and June 3 at 2 PM and 7:30 PM.
For tickets call (212) 415-5500 or visit 92Y.org/Lyrics. 92Y is located at 1395 Lexington Ave.
Holed up in a seedy motel on the edge of the Mojave Desert, two former lovers unpack the deep secrets and dark desires of their tangled relationship, passionately tearing each other apart. Led by director Daniel Aukin (Back Back Back at MTC, 4,000 Miles), Tony winner Nina Arianda (Venus in Fur at MTC, Born Yesterday) and Sam Rockwell (A Behanding in Spokane, The Way Way Back) bring an explosive intensity to Sam Shepard’s (Buried Child, True West) landmark myth of the new Wild West.