All’s Well That Ends Well and Measure for Measure will play in repertory on rotating nights during the Public Theater’s 2011 Shakespeare in the Park season at the Delacorte Theatre in Central Park. Daniel Sullivan will direct All’s Well That Ends Well and David Esbjornson will direct Measure for Measure. Performances begin June 6 and plays through July 31. Casting and design teams will be announced at a later date.
Sullivan directed the 2010 Shakespeare in the Park production of The Merchant of Venice, starring Al Pacino, which is currently running at Broadway’s Broadhurst Theatre. Also at the Public, he has directed Twelfth Night, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Stuff Happens and The Merry Wives of Windsor. His Broadway credits include Accent on Youth, Top Girls, Come Back Little Sheba, The Homecoming, Prelude to a Kiss, Rabbit Hole, After the Night and the Music, Julius Caesar, Brooklyn Boy, Morning’s at Seven, Proof, A Moon for the Misbegotten, Ah, Wilderness!, The Sisters Rosensweig, Conversations With My Father, The Heidi Chronicles and I’m Not Rappaport.
Esbjornson directed the 2004 production of Much Ado About Nothing in the Park. At the Public, he has directed In the Blood and a revival of The Normal Heart, and his Broadway credits include The Ride Down Mt. Morgan; The Goat, or Who is Sylvia?; Bobbi Boland and the currently running revival of Driving Miss Daisy. His numerous off-Broadway credits include Thérèse Raquin, Tuesdays With Morrie; Hamlet, Mud and Drowning and Entertaining Mr. Sloane.