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Shakespeare in the Parks

The Cloisters, Fort Tryon Park

Every year New York City transforms into one giant free Shakespeare festival, with the Bard’s plays being performed and work-shopped in parks across the city. Find your favorite Elizabethean comedy, tragedy, or history, or join a tour that highlights tributes to Shakespeare in our parks.

Shakespeare in the Parks Events

Saturday, June 18, 2016

Jun 18

Hudson Warehouse Shakespeare Workout

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

3:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
This series of workshops cover elements of voice production, acting, and stage combat.
Free!

Saturday, July 16, 2016

Jul 16

Hudson Warehouse Shakespeare Workout

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

3:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
This series of workshops cover elements of voice production, acting, and stage combat.
Free!

Thursday, July 28, 2016

Jul 28

Shakespeare in the Park: Julius Ceasar

at 35th Avenue and Cross Island Parkway (in Crocheron Park) , Queens  This is an Accessible location

6:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Shakespeare’s sensational political thriller explores the tension between private loyalties and the public good, and unflinchingly questions the price of freedom.
Free!

Saturday, August 20, 2016

Aug 20

Hudson Warehouse Shakespeare Workout

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

3:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
This series of workshops cover elements of voice production, acting, and stage combat.
Free!

Thursday, August 25, 2016

Aug 25

Shakespeare in the Park: As You Like It

at 35th Avenue and Cross Island Parkway (in Crocheron Park) , Queens  This is an Accessible location

6:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
This story follows its heroine Rosalind as she flees persecution at her uncle's court to find safety and, eventually, love, in the Forest of Arden.
Free!

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