Teenage Dick

Teenage Dick

Ma-Yi Theater Company and The Public Theater present the world premiere of Teenage Dick, written by Mike Lew and directed by two-time Tony Award-nominee Moritz von Stuelpnagel.

Teenage Dick was originally developed by The Public Theater as part of its 2016 Public Studio Series.

Performances are staged at The Public's Shiva Theater.

(Photos by Carol Rosegg)

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Running time: 
1hr 45mins (no intermission)
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About Teenage Dick:

Teenage DIck is a brilliantly hilarious take on Richard III, Shakespeare’s classic tale of power and lust. The play reimagines the most famous disabled character of all time as a 16-year-old outsider in the deepest winter of his discontent: his junior year at Roseland High. Picked on because of his cerebral palsy (as well as his sometimes creepy Shakespearean way of speaking), Richard is determined to have his revenge and make his name by becoming president of the senior class. But as he manipulates and crushes the obstacles to his electoral success, Richard finds himself faced with a decision he never expected would be his to make: is it better to be loved or feared?

Mike Lew
Ma-Yi Theater Company in association with The Public Theater
Moritz von Stuelpnagel
Miriam Crowe
Fabian Obispo
Wilson Chin
Jennifer Weber
Junghyun Georgia Lee
Cast list:
Gregg Mozgala (as Richard), Marinda Anderson (as Elizabeth), Alex Breaux (as Eddie), Shannon DeVido (as Buck), Sasha Diamond (as Anne), and Tiffany Villarin (as Anne)
Other info:
Movement Coordination by Robert Westley
Teenage Dick Performance Dates & Times
Previews from: 
June 12, 2018
Opening date: 
June 20, 2018
July 29, 2018

Performance schedules for all shows are subject to change.

Public Theater

425 Lafayette Street, New York, NY 10003
Nearest subway station:
Astor Place Station

Our Teenage Dick Review

Teenage Dick deserves a better title. The Ma-Yi Theater Company’s robust production of Mike Lew’s tragi-comedy is far more ambitious than its punny title suggests, which is not to say that it doesn’t have its share of penis jokes. And while the titular character, Richard “Dick” Gloucester, is indeed a teenager, he has an old soul. A 425-year-old soul to be precise, for within his twisted frame... Read more