This bold interpretation of Shakespeare’s comedic masterpiece features Danielle Brooks (“Orange is the New Black,” Broadway’s “The Color Purple”) and Grantham Coleman (“Buzzer,” “The Americans”) as the sparring lovers Beatrice and Benedick. Tony Award winner Kenny Leon (“American Son,” “A Raisin in the Sun”) directs with choreography by Tony Award nominee Camille A. Brown (“Choir Boy”).
availablepublic101943034751922cove10194Much Ado About NothingThe Public Theater's critically acclaimed production featuring Danielle Brooks as BeatriceFor the first time in over four decades, Great Performances presents a Public Theater production recorded live at Free Shakespeare in the Park. After a highly successful, critically acclaimed run at the outdoor Delacorte Theater in New York City’s Central Park, "Much Ado About Nothing" is a bold interpretation of Shakespeare’s comedic masterpiece featuring Danielle Brooks as Beatrice.2019-11-22 21:00publish2019-12-20 23:59:59December 20, 2019disabledshowfalse10247Signor Benedick, "The Prince's Jester"Signor Benedick refuses to reveal his true identity to Beatrice at the masquerade.2019-11-22 21:00http://www.pbs.org/wnet/gperf/files/2019/11/Much_Ado_BB_19_Clip_2_Signior_Benedick_thumb_MM-480x270.jpg3035299921cove10274Mark Rothko and Adolph Gottlieb on Creating Abstract ArtHow Mark Rothko and Adoph Gottlieb responded to The New York Times.2019-10-25 21:00http://www.pbs.org/wnet/gperf/files/2019/11/5Points-Thumbnail-480x270.png3035414842cove