“If music be the food of love, play on!”

When her ship is wrecked, Viola washes ashore in the unfamiliar land of Illyria and embarks on a journey to find her lost brother, and herself. Brimming with music, love and longing, William Shakespeare’s enchanting play will transport audiences to a world of comedic mayhem, mistaken identity and unrequited passion, where nothing is as it seems and anything is possible. Tony nominee Maria Aitken (The 39 Steps) leads alumni of The Acting Company and ensemble members of Delaware's Resident Ensemble Players (REP) in Shakespeare’s perfect comedy.

Featuring Michael Stewart Allen (War Horse national tour), Hassan El-Amin (REP Company, Dallas Theater Center), Lee E. Ernst (REP Company, Milwaukee Rep), Kate Forbes (School for Scandal on Broadway, Theatre World Award), Michael Gotch (Svejk at TFANA), Matthew Greer (Cabaret on Broadway), Elizabeth Heflin (The Government Inspector on Broadway), Mic Matarrese (REP Company, Alley Theatre), Stephen Pelinski (Macbeth at TFANA), Antoinette Robinson (REP Company, Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival), Joshua David Robinson (Acting Company's X: Or, Betty Shabazz v. The Nation), John Skelley (Acting Company's Desire), Susanna Stahlmann (Sound House at New Georges), and Mickey Theis (Six Degrees of Separation on Broadway). LEARN MORE


Late seating is at the discretion of the house staff. 

Patrons purchasing New Deal Student/Under 30 tickets will be required to provide a valid ID showing proof of age at time of ticket pickup for EACH disocunted ticket purchased. Full policy details may be found here

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Polonsky Shakespeare Center is located in the heart of the Brooklyn Cultural District, with easy access via public transportation. Complete directions may be found here

Matinees for student groups will be held at 10 AM on May 10 and 16. For information and availability, email jparks@theactingcompany.org or call 212.258.3111.