Twelfth Night

Shakespeare's cross-dressing comedy gets yet another creative twist: this time, with the eight-inch stringed wonders of the Czechoslovak-American Marionette Theatre. The Public nailed the Bard's wit in its production this past summer, but here, adaptor and director Vit Horejs is exploring something a little more meta: the fuzziness of identity created not only from Viola's stunt of dressing up like a guy, but from the puppet-puppeteer relationship as well. For more NYC theater coverage, visit