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Lily Rabe and Hamish Linklater Open Shakespeare in the Park's Free Revival of Much Ado About Nothing

Jack O'Brien directs the romantic comedy for The Public Theater.

Lily Rabe and Hamish Linklater take their bows on the opening night of Much Ado About Nothing at the Delacorte Theater.
(© David Gordon)

Jack O'Brien's revival of William Shakespeare's Much Ado About Nothing, a production of the Public Theater's free Shakespeare in the Park at the Delacorte Theater, celebrated its opening night on June 16. The romantic comedy stars Lily Rabe and Hamish Linklater, along with Brian Stokes Mitchell, John Glover, John Pankow, Pedro Pascal, Ismenia Mendes, and Jack Cutmore-Scott. Guests for the opening night festivities included Tony winners Patti LuPone, Bryan Cranston, and John Lithgow, screen favorites America Ferrera, Amber Tamblyn, Bob Balaban, Dana Delany, and Sarah Paulson, and stage veterans Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Aaron Tveit, and Matthew Morrison, among others.

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