The Merry Wives of Windsor

The 2021 Shakespeare in the Park season will feature a new adaptation of The Merry Wives of Windsor. The adaptation is written by Jocelyn Bioh, whose playwriting credits include Nollywood Dreams, with direction by Saheem Ali. 

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About The Merry Wives of Windsor:

Set in South Harlem amidst a vibrant and eclectic community of West African immigrants, The Merry Wives of Windsor will be a celebration of Black joy, laughter, and vitality. A New York story about the tricks of the heart, performed in the heart of the City.

William Shakespeare, adapted by Jocelyn Bioh
Saheem Ali
The Merry Wives of Windsor Performance Dates & Times
Previews from: 
July 6, 2021
Opening date: 
July 6, 2021
August 29, 2021

Delacorte Theater

81 Central Park West, New York, NY 10023
Nearest subway station:
81st Street - Museum of Natural History Station

Latest The Merry Wives of Windsor News & Features

Photo credit: Jocelyn Bioh (IBDB) and Public Theater (courtesy of Public Theater)
Public Theater announces Shakespeare in the Park to return for 2021
March 16, 2021

This year, audiences can enjoy a new adaptation of The Merry Wives of Windsor, playing from July 5 - August 29.