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Hamlet Isn't Dead's Troilus & Cressida

  • Balcony Theater 165 W 86th Street New York, NY 10024 (map)
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A pulse-pounding, heartbreaking masterpiece of art and war. This all-female exploration of one of Shakespeare’s most testosterone-fueled plays, set against the backdrop of the Trojan War, is an epic like no other. Watch the Greeks and Trojans clash as Troilus and Cressida enter into a doomed love story from which few escape unscathed.

Dive into the action with Hamlet Isn’t Dead’s signature brand of immediate, intimate staging. Experience the live musical soundscape of harmony and warlike drums, highlighting the natural rhythms and theatrical urgency of the text. Thrill at the hand-to-hand combat that arises from a decade-long crusade with ancient legends like Achilles, Ajax, and Agamemnon. Enter the stage of war, and witness the unfolding of one of Shakespeare’s most gut-wrenching tragedies, which proves that “to be wise and love exceeds all might”.

Earlier Event: August 25
Furnace Festival: RAMONA