Boomerang's Free Much Ado Will Play Central Park on Weekends Starting June 18

News   Boomerang's Free Much Ado Will Play Central Park on Weekends Starting June 18
Sara Thigpen and Nate Miller will be Beatrice and Benedick, respectively, in The Boomerang Theatre Company's al fresco production of Much Ado About Nothing, presented free in Central Park on Saturday and Sunday afternoons June 18-July 17.

Director Daniel Talbott
Director Daniel Talbott

According to Boomerang, audiences should enter the park at 69th Street and Central Park West, following signs to the left. Audience seating is on the ground; patrons are encouraged to bring a blanket or small folding chair.

Daniel Talbott, a busy director and playwright who is the artistic director of Rising Phoenix Rep, will direct.

The cast for Much Ado About Nothing includes Edward Carnevale, Colby Chambers, Jon Dykstra, John Egan, Alex Engquist, Brad Lewandowski, Ralph Petrarca, Maria Peyramaure, Laura Ramadei, Erik Sherr, Sid Solomon, Mark Souza and Jelena Stupljanin.

The creative team includes Carolyn Pallister (costumes), Carrie Brewer (fight direction), Becky Byers (choreography) and Jessica Pecharsky (production stage management).

Performances are June 18-19 (previews), June 25-26 (opening weekend), July 9-10 and July 16-17. All performances are at 2 PM, and the show runs approximately two hours.

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The Boomerang Theatre Company is an award-winning Off-Off-Broadway theatre company based in New York City. Boomerang annually produces a season composed of three programs: free outdoor Shakespeare productions in parks throughout New York City; an indoor repertory series of new, classic and neglected plays; and First Flight, a new play development festival of workshops and readings.

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