Brooklyn has hipsters. Queens has Hip-to-Hip. This theater company, which specializes in family-friendly productions, performs Shakespeare classics for free in various public spaces throughout the borough each summer. This year, Hip-to-Hip will put on the Bard of Avon’s Two Gentlemen of Verona, an early slapstick comedy about love, friendship, betrayal, forgiveness…and a dog, and Cymbeline, a late romance/fairy tale about a king, his only daughter, an evil stepmother, and a forbidden love. The professional actors will perform in repertory, and 30 minutes before each performance, they will host “Kids & The Classics,” an interactive workshop for children of all ages.
Details after the jump.
Details: Free Shakespeare in the Park, 19 shows in Bayside, Flushing, Flushing Meadows Corona Park, Fresh Meadows, Long Island City, Rego Park, St. Albans, Sunnyside and two New Jersey sites — from July 23rd through August 17th at varying times, click here for schedule and venues, free.
Photos: Hip to Hip