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Master Classes with Rudi Utter*

Match: Lit returns to Q.E.D. Astoria this Monday, October 21 at 8:00pm for the next installment of its boozy reading series with BARDcore: The Merry Wives of Windsor

Laurel Andersen, Director

FEATURING: Emily Ann Banks, Caroline Rose Leon, Theo McKenna, Andre Ozim, Maria Pigatti, Kristin Sgarro, Anna Stacy, Jasmine Aurora Thomas, Rudi Utter*, and Rachel Weekley.

Click here to learn more about BARDcore here, and to get your tickets today!

Words, words words...the bard wrote a lot of them, and now it's your job to make sense of it all - and to make sure your audience understands it too.

Whether it's understanding a play, speaking the text for the first time, or rehearsing a new audition piece or major role, Match: Lit's Director of Education Rudi Utter* (Macbeth in Macbeth; Friar Lawrence in Romeo & Juliet) is here to help you make the most of your language - no matter your skill level. 

Fall Registration is Now Open! Learn more about our Shakespeare training here.

Rudi Utter* is a New York City actor, director, and coach... 

Read Rudi's full bio

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Coming in February, Match: Lit is proud to announce its next mainstage - an ensemble-driven, musically-focused production of William Shakespeare's As You Like It.

Match: Lit presents

William Shakespeare's


Directed by Laurel Andersen

With Original Music by Kristin Sgarro

February 13-23, 2020

The Access Theater Gallery

380 Broadway, Fourth Floor

New York, New York

NOW SEEKING: Stage Manager, Costume Designer

Interested parties please send a resume and cover letter to opportunities@matchlit.org

One director, one cast, one week to rehearse, one chance to perform!

Enjoy a Shakespeare reading over refreshments, a little trivia, and overall a better alternative to your average Monday night.

This fall, three NYC Shakespeare directors take on three new works for your enjoyment, all to be presented the third Monday of each month:

October 21: The Merry Wives of Windsor (Laurel Andersen, Director)

November 18: Julius Caesar (Regina Renée Russell, Director)

December 16: The Winter's Tale (Andrew Oppmann, Director)

Learn more about BARDcore here

Tickets on sale now!

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