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Free Summer Theater

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Broadway isn't the only place to experience great theater this summer! Throughout the season, free plays ranging from Shakespearian classics to new works by emerging playwrights are being staged in parks throughout the city. Get your dose of culture on a budget and let nature set the scene.

Free Summer Theater Events

Thursday, August 21, 2014

Aug 21

Hudson Warehouse presents The Winter's Tale

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

6:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.
eontes, the King of Sicily, believes his pregnant wife is carrying his best friend’s love child.
Free!

Aug 21

Bryant Park Shakespeare: Love's Labor's Lost

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

7:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
A king and friends swear an oath to renounce women, but a princess and companions put that plan to the test.
Free!

Must See
Event

Friday, August 22, 2014

Aug 22

Hudson Warehouse presents The Winter's Tale

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

6:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.
eontes, the King of Sicily, believes his pregnant wife is carrying his best friend’s love child.
Free!

Aug 22

Bryant Park Shakespeare: Love's Labor's Lost

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

7:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
A king and friends swear an oath to renounce women, but a princess and companions put that plan to the test.
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug 22

A Midsummer Night's Dream

at Holley Plaza (in Washington Square Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Come enjoy this fantastical Shakespeare comedy, presented by Gorilla Repertory Theater.
Free!

Saturday, August 23, 2014

Aug 23

Theater for the New City Presents Street Theater's 'Emergency!!!'

at 44th Street and 6th Avenue (in Sunset Park) , Brooklyn

2:00 p.m.
"Emergency!!!" is a rip-roaring musical about a heroic EMT worker in a boiling, broiling city.
Free!

Aug 23

Hudson Warehouse presents The Winter's Tale

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

6:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.
eontes, the King of Sicily, believes his pregnant wife is carrying his best friend’s love child.
Free!

Aug 23

Bryant Park Shakespeare: Love's Labor's Lost

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

7:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
A king and friends swear an oath to renounce women, but a princess and companions put that plan to the test.
Free!

Must See
Event

Sunday, August 24, 2014

Aug 24

Theater for the New City Presents Street Theater's 'Emergency!!!'

at 34th Avenue between 77th and 78th Streets (in Travers Park) , Queens

2:00 p.m.
"Emergency!!!" is a rip-roaring musical about a heroic EMT worker in a boiling, broiling city.
Free!

Aug 24

Hudson Warehouse presents The Winter's Tale

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

6:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.
eontes, the King of Sicily, believes his pregnant wife is carrying his best friend’s love child.
Free!

Monday, August 25, 2014

Aug 25

New Theater Readings: Fundamental Theater Project Presents Sanctuary Park

at Mathews-Palmer Playground (in Matthews - Palmer Playground) , Manhattan

7:00 p.m.
At this event, the Fundamental Theater Project will present a reading of Sanctuary Park, a new play by Ben Holbrook.
Free!

Thursday, August 28, 2014

Aug 28

Bryant Park Shakespeare: Love's Labor's Lost

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

7:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
A king and friends swear an oath to renounce women, but a princess and companions put that plan to the test.
Free!

Must See
Event

Friday, August 29, 2014

Aug 29

Bryant Park Shakespeare: Love's Labor's Lost

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

7:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
A king and friends swear an oath to renounce women, but a princess and companions put that plan to the test.
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug 29

A Midsummer Night's Dream at Washington Square Park

at Holley Plaza (in Washington Square Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Come enjoy this fantastical Shakespeare comedy, presented by Gorilla Repertory Theater.
Free!

Saturday, August 30, 2014

Aug 30

Bryant Park Shakespeare: Love's Labor's Lost

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

7:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
A king and friends swear an oath to renounce women, but a princess and companions put that plan to the test.
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug 30

A Midsummer Night's Dream

at Holley Plaza (in Washington Square Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Come enjoy this fantastical Shakespeare comedy, presented by Gorilla Repertory Theater.
Free!

Thursday, September 4, 2014

Sep 4

A Midsummer Night's Dream

at Holley Plaza (in Washington Square Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Come enjoy this fantastical Shakespeare comedy, presented by Gorilla Repertory Theater.
Free!

Friday, September 5, 2014

Sep 5

A Midsummer Night's Dream

at Holley Plaza (in Washington Square Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Come enjoy this fantastical Shakespeare comedy, presented by Gorilla Repertory Theater.
Free!

Saturday, September 6, 2014

Sep 6

Theater for the New City Presents Street Theater's 'Emergency!!!'

at Broadway and Wayne Street (in CPL. Thompson Park) , Staten Island

2:00 p.m.
"Emergency!!!" is a rip-roaring musical about a heroic EMT worker in a boiling, broiling city.
Free!

Sep 6

A Midsummer Night's Dream

at Holley Plaza (in Washington Square Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Come enjoy this fantastical Shakespeare comedy, presented by Gorilla Repertory Theater.
Free!

Sunday, September 7, 2014

Sep 7

Theater for the New City Presents Street Theater's 'Emergency!!!'

at Washington Square Park , Manhattan

2:00 p.m.
"Emergency!!!" is a rip-roaring musical about a heroic EMT worker in a boiling, broiling city.
Free!

Sep 7

A Midsummer Night's Dream

at Holley Plaza (in Washington Square Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Come enjoy this fantastical Shakespeare comedy, presented by Gorilla Repertory Theater.
Free!

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