Live Kill Shakespeare Theatre Event in NYC This Weekend

Part radio play, part live comic book, Kill Shakespeare sends Shakespeare's greatest heroes-led by Hamlet, Juliet, Othello, Falstaff, Romeo, and Puck-on an epic journey to find a reclusive wizard named William Shakespeare who just might turn the tide in their battle against the infamous villains Richard III, Lady MacBeth and Iago.

The production debuted in 2011 with Toronto's Soulpepper Theatre and has played in numerous cities, from New York to Dubai. The production, presented by Gideon Productions will play a limited engagement at the here theatre at 145 Sixth Avenue in NYC on March 1-5 at 7pm. Tickets are $15 and may be purchased online or by calling 212-352-3101. The show will run 75 minutes and is without intermission.

There is live music and sound effects accompanied by larger-than-life projections of Andy Belanger's stunning comic book panels. Kill Shakespeare combines action, romance, comedy, drama, and bloody violence. It's a thrilling epic adventure that will change the way you look at Shakespeare for sure!

SHOW TIMES (tickets)

  • Today from 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM
  • Sunday from 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM
  • Monday, March 3 from 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM
  • Tuesday, March 4 from 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM
  • Wednesday, March 5 from 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM

Kill Shakespeare is the acclaimed IDW Publishing comic book series from 2010. The series has been nominated for a Harvey Award for Best New Series and Joe Shuster Awards for Outstanding Comic Book Writing.


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