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From the Bard, to Hair, to modern-day performance, New York City is synonymous with public outdoor theater. Find out the latest on local and citywide performances that are held outdoors and in our public facilities.

Theater Events

Friday, September 4, 2015

Sep 4

Bryant Park Shakespeare: The Taming of the Shrew

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

6:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Bryant Park Shakespeare returns with three productions presented by The Drilling Company.
Free!

Saturday, September 5, 2015

Sep 5

Bryant Park Shakespeare: The Taming of the Shrew

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

6:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Bryant Park Shakespeare returns with three productions presented by The Drilling Company.
Free!

Sunday, September 6, 2015

Sep 6

Bryant Park Shakespeare: The Taming of the Shrew

at Upper Terrace (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. May 15 - 31: The Two Gentlemen of Verona July…
Free!

Friday, September 11, 2015

Sep 11

Bryant Park Shakespeare: The Taming of the Shrew

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

6:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Bryant Park Shakespeare returns with three productions presented by The Drilling Company.
Free!

Saturday, September 12, 2015

Sep 12

2015 Annual Summer Street Theater Tour: Teach It Right, or Right to Teach

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

2:00 p.m.3:15 p.m.
Theater for the New City's award-winning "Teach It Right, or, Right to Teach" is a rip-roaring musical which tackles the challenges and struggles facing public education in NYC.
Free!

Sep 12

Skats the Clown at Forest Park Carousel

at Forest Park Carousel (in Forest Park) , Queens

4:00 p.m.4:45 p.m.
Skats the Clown has been bringing the funny to audiences for nearly two decades. His confusing style of clown comedy is guaranteed to bring out the inner child in everyone.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 12

Bryant Park Shakespeare: The Taming of the Shrew

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

6:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Bryant Park Shakespeare returns with three productions presented by The Drilling Company.
Free!

Sunday, September 13, 2015

Sep 13

Bryant Park Shakespeare: The Taming of the Shrew

at Upper Terrace (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. May 15 - 31: The Two Gentlemen of Verona July…
Free!

Sep 13

Skats The Clown at Fantasy Forest Amusement Park

at Fantasy Forest Amusement Park (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park) , Queens  This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.2:45 p.m.
Skats the Clown has been bringing the funny to audiences for nearly two decades. His confusing style of clown comedy is guaranteed to bring out the inner child in everyone.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Friday, September 18, 2015

Sep 18

Bryant Park Shakespeare: The Taming of the Shrew

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

6:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Bryant Park Shakespeare returns with three productions presented by The Drilling Company.
Free!

Saturday, September 19, 2015

Sep 19

Poseidon's Parade

at Beach 106th Street (in Rockaway Beach and Boardwalk) , Queens

11:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
The Poseidon's Parade is a family-friendly art parade that encourages creativity and artistic expression

Must See
Event
Sep 19

The Magical Georgie Porgie at Forest Park Carousel

at Forest Park Carousel (in Forest Park) , Queens

2:00 p.m.2:45 p.m.
A master illusionist, an amazing magician, and an all-around great entertainer, the Magical Georgie Porgie is sure to amaze! Guests of all ages will leave in wonder.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 19

2015 Annual Summer Street Theater Tour: Teach It Right, or Right to Teach

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

2:00 p.m.3:15 p.m.
Theater for the New City's award-winning "Teach It Right, or, Right to Teach" is a rip-roaring musical which tackles the challenges and struggles facing public education in NYC.
Free!

Sep 19

Bryant Park Shakespeare: The Taming of the Shrew

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

6:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Bryant Park Shakespeare returns with three productions presented by The Drilling Company.
Free!

Sunday, September 20, 2015

Sep 20

Bryant Park Shakespeare: The Taming of the Shrew

at Upper Terrace (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. May 15 - 31: The Two Gentlemen of Verona July…
Free!

Friday, October 9, 2015

Oct 9

Arts, Culture & Fun: The Public Theater presents The Comedy of Errors

at Pelham Fritz Recreation Center , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

6:30 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Mistaken identity leads to delightful mayhem in the Bard’s classic play about two sets of twins separated by stormy seas. Space is limited so please RSVP to reserve your seat.
Free!

Saturday, October 10, 2015

Oct 10

Arts, Culture & Fun: The Public Theater presents The Comedy of Errors

at Highbridge Recreation Center (in Highbridge Park) , Manhattan

3:00 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Mistaken identity leads to delightful mayhem in the Bard’s classic play about two sets of twins separated by stormy seas. Space is limited so please RSVP to reserve your seat.
Free!

Wednesday, October 14, 2015

Oct 14

Arts, Culture & Fun: The Public Theater presents The Comedy of Errors

at Brownsville Recreation Center (in Brownsville Playground) , Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Mistaken identity leads to delightful mayhem in the Bard’s classic play about two sets of twins separated by stormy seas. Space is limited so please RSVP to reserve your seat.
Free!

Saturday, October 17, 2015

Oct 17

Fall Festival

at Victory Field (in Forest Park) , Queens  This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Have fun at the pumpkin patch and enjoy games, crafts, entertainment, shows, music, and more!
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct 17

Arts, Culture & Fun: The Public Theater presents The Comedy of Errors

at Faber Park Field House (in Faber Pool and Park) , Staten Island

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Mistaken identity leads to delightful mayhem in the Bard’s classic play about two sets of twins separated by stormy seas. Space is limited so please RSVP to reserve your seat.
Free!

Sunday, October 18, 2015

Oct 18

Rockaway Fall Festival

at Bay 32nd Street and Beach Channel Drive (in Bayswater Park) , Queens

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
The 9th annual festival includes a pumpkin patch, pony rides, hayrides, and entertainment.
Free!

Must See
Event

Saturday, October 24, 2015

Oct 24

Arts, Culture & Fun: The Public Theater presents The Comedy of Errors

at Highbridge Recreation Center (in Highbridge Park) , Manhattan

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
THE COMEDY OF ERRORS by William Shakespeare Directed by Kwame Kwei- Armah Mistaken identity leads to delightful mayhem in the Bard’s classic play about two sets of twins…
Free!

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