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Viewing 1–10 out of 72 events
from August 2, 2015 to October 18, 2015
in Theater (x) category

Sunday, August 2, 2015

Aug 2

Bryant Park Shakespeare: Romeo and Juliet

at Bryant Park Lawn (in Bryant Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Bryant Park Shakespeare returns with three productions presented by The Drilling Company.
Category: Theater, Free Summer Theater, Shakespeare in the Parks
Free!

Aug 2

Hip to Hip Theatre Company: The Merry Wives of Windsor

at Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens

5:00 p.m.6:30 p.m.
Sir John Falstaff, banished to Windsor and running out of money, devises what he thinks is a fool-proof plan – seduce the wives of the two richest men in town.
Category: Accessible, Theater, Free Summer Theater, Waterfront, Shakespeare in the Parks
Free!

Aug 2

Hudson Warehouse: Titus Andronicus

at Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument (in Riverside Park), Manhattan

6:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.
This is Shakespeare's bloodiest and most violent work and traditionally was one of his least respected plays.
Category: Theater, Free Summer Theater, Shakespeare in the Parks
Free!

Aug 2

NY Classical: Shakespeare's Measure for Measure

at Castle Clinton (in The Battery), Manhattan

7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Once a free and open society, Vienna is bitterly divided between high morals and the greed of commerce. Disguised as a monk, the Duke wanders the land, prying into the daily lives of…
Category: Theater, Free Summer Theater, Shakespeare in the Parks
Free!

Monday, August 3, 2015

Aug 3

Shakespeare in the Park: Cymbeline

at Delacorte Theater (in Central Park), Manhattan

8:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Cross-dressing girls and cross-dressing boys, poisons and swordfights and dastardly villains all take the stage in this enchanting romp about the conquering power of love.
Category: Theater, Free Summer Theater, Shakespeare in the Parks
Free!

Tuesday, August 4, 2015

Aug 4

NY Classical: Shakespeare's Measure for Measure

at Castle Clinton (in The Battery), Manhattan

7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Once a free and open society, Vienna is bitterly divided between high morals and the greed of commerce. Disguised as a monk, the Duke wanders the land, prying into the daily lives of…
Category: Theater, Free Summer Theater, Shakespeare in the Parks
Free!

Aug 4

Shakespeare in the Park: Cymbeline

at Delacorte Theater (in Central Park), Manhattan

8:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Cross-dressing girls and cross-dressing boys, poisons and swordfights and dastardly villains all take the stage in this enchanting romp about the conquering power of love.
Category: Theater, Free Summer Theater, Shakespeare in the Parks
Free!

Wednesday, August 5, 2015

Aug 5

Catskill Puppet Theater presents "The Lions Whiskers"

at Beach 97th Street and Shorefront Parkway (in Rockaway Beach), Queens

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Children will love this musical tale that features a multitude of masks, puppets, and audience participation.
Category: Art, Kids, Theater, Free Summer Theater
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 5

Teatro Sea presents My Superhero, Roberto Clemente

at 111th Street Parking Lot (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park), Queens

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Enjoy this new bilingual children’s musical about the legendary Puerto Rican baseball player and humanitarian, Roberto Clemente.
Category: Kids, Theater, Free Summer Theater
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 5

Jack & the Beanstalk

at Lower Highland Playground (in Highland Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Jack is looking for adventure, but what he gets is more than he bargained for. Please bring a blanket or a low chair.
Category: Kids, Theater, Free Summer Theater
Free!

Best For
Kids

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