Tina Packer’s Women of Will, which brings focus to Shakespeare’s leading ladies, will receive its New York debut beginning Jan. 27, 2013, at the Gym at Judson.
Eric Tucker directs the two-actor piece, written by and starring Packer, the founding artistic director of Massachusetts’ Shakespeare & Company. It will also feature Nigel Gore.
“This 74-year-old dynamo is bringing her expertise to life in Women of Will, a tour-de-force six-part exploration of Shakespeare’s female characters. Broadway.com asked Packer to expound on three heroines—all of them half of a celebrated couple—that she wishes audiences understood better.”
The New York premiere of Tina Packer’s Women of Will – a groundbreaking exploration of Shakespeare’s canon – written by Ms. Packer and directed by Eric Tucker (“Saint Joan”) will begin preview performances on January 27 prior to an official press opening of February 3 and running through June 2 Off-Broadway at The Gym at Judson (243 Thompson Street), it has been announced by the show’s producer Sarah Hancock and its creator/star Tina Packer.
Bard aficionado Tina Packer will star off-Broadway in her play Women of Will, a constantly evolving piece that explores the female characters of William Shakespeare’s plays. Directed by Eric Tucker, Women of Will is scheduled to begin previews January 27, 2013 at the Gym at Judson, and will play a limited engagement through June 2. In addition to Packer, Women of Will is set to star Nigel Gore.