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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

Thursday, May 15, 2014

May15

Bryant Park Shakespeare: Hamlet

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

7:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
There's something rotten in the park and it's definitley not the trash cans. Celebrate Shakespeare's 450th birthday with his greatest play, produced by the irreverent and…
Free!

Must See
Event

Friday, May 16, 2014

May16

Bryant Park Shakespeare: Hamlet

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

7:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
There's something rotten in the park and it's definitley not the trash cans. Celebrate Shakespeare's 450th birthday with his greatest play, produced by the irreverent and…
Free!

Must See
Event

Saturday, May 17, 2014

May17

Bryant Park Shakespeare: Hamlet

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

7:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
There's something rotten in the park and it's definitley not the trash cans. Celebrate Shakespeare's 450th birthday with his greatest play, produced by the irreverent and…
Free!

Must See
Event

Sunday, May 18, 2014

May18

World's Fair Anniversary Festival

at Unisphere (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park), Queens

1:00 p.m.8:30 p.m.
We're celebrating the 75th and 50th anniversaries of the NYC World's Fair with a full day of free activities for all.  Interested in revisiting the 1939 and 1964 Fairs?…
Free!

Must See
Event
May18

Wildlife Puppet Show

at Blue Heron Nature Center (in Blue Heron Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.
We connect children with nature to encourage active exploration of the natural world.  We aren't pulling your strings! Bring the whole family to a fun-filled nature themed puppet…
Free!

Must See
Event

Thursday, May 22, 2014

May22

Bryant Park Shakespeare: Hamlet

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

7:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
There's something rotten in the park and it's definitley not the trash cans. Celebrate Shakespeare's 450th birthday with his greatest play, produced by the irreverent and…
Free!

Must See
Event

Friday, May 23, 2014

May23

Bryant Park Shakespeare: Hamlet

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

7:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
There's something rotten in the park and it's definitley not the trash cans. Celebrate Shakespeare's 450th birthday with his greatest play, produced by the irreverent and…
Free!

Must See
Event

Saturday, May 24, 2014

May24

Bryant Park Shakespeare: Hamlet

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

7:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
There's something rotten in the park and it's definitley not the trash cans. Celebrate Shakespeare's 450th birthday with his greatest play, produced by the irreverent and…
Free!

Must See
Event

Thursday, May 29, 2014

May29

Bryant Park Shakespeare: Hamlet

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

7:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
There's something rotten in the park and it's definitley not the trash cans. Celebrate Shakespeare's 450th birthday with his greatest play, produced by the irreverent and…
Free!

Must See
Event

Friday, May 30, 2014

May30

Bryant Park Shakespeare: Hamlet

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

7:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
There's something rotten in the park and it's definitley not the trash cans. Celebrate Shakespeare's 450th birthday with his greatest play, produced by the irreverent and…
Free!

Must See
Event

Saturday, May 31, 2014

May31

Bryant Park Shakespeare: Hamlet

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

7:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
There's something rotten in the park and it's definitley not the trash cans. Celebrate Shakespeare's 450th birthday with his greatest play, produced by the irreverent and…
Free!

Must See
Event

Thursday, June 12, 2014

Jun12

Little Red's Hood

at Dry Harbor Playground (in Forest Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Enjoy this enchanting classic fairytale with a modern twist. Sponsored by City Parks Foundation.  
Free!

Best For
Kids

Thursday, June 19, 2014

Jun19

The Lions Whiskers

at Jackson Pond Playground (in Forest Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Enjoy this musical adaptation of a traditional folktale.  Presented by Catskill Puppet Theatre. Sponsored by Council Member Eric Ulrich. 
Free!

Best For
Kids

Sunday, June 22, 2014

Jun22

Puppet Show

at Crotona Nature Center (in Crotona Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.
We connect children with nature to encourage active exploration of the natural world.   Urban Park Rangers are role models who encourage children to let their imaginations run wild in a…
Free!

Best For
Kids

Thursday, June 26, 2014

Jun26

101 Dalmatians

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

6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Enjoy a live action version of this Disney favorite.   Presented by Broadhallow Theatre.  Sponsored by Council Member Eric Ulrich.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Tuesday, July 1, 2014

Jul 1

Puppet Mobile "Little Red's Hood"

at Westerleigh Park, Staten Island This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.12:30 p.m.
Bring the kids for a free puppet show at Westerleigh Park. It is about a 30 minute show. Come out and enjoy the show.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Jul16

Beauty and The Beast

at George Seuffert Bandshell (in Forest Park), Queens

6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Enjoy a live version of this popular Disney classic.  Presented by Plaza Theatre Productions.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Jul23

Sister Rain And Brother Sun

at Elton Street and Jamaica Avenue (in Highland Park), Queens

6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
When Sister Rain becomes jealous of Brother Sun and stops watering the Earth, Mother Nature and the audience must join forces to save the day.  Presented by Catskill Puppet…
Free!

Best For
Kids

Thursday, July 24, 2014

Jul24

Shakespeare's "Two Gentleman of Verona"

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

7:30 p.m.9:00 p.m.
The Hip to Hip Theatre Company presents a slapstick comedy about love, friendship, betrayal, forgiveness and a young dog.  Young Proteus only has eyes for his hometown sweetheart…
Free!

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Jul29

SummerStage Presents: Urban Theatre Movement's Handball By Seth Zvi Rosenfeld Directed By Brenda Banda

at The Marcus Garvey Park Amphitheater (in Marcus Garvey Park), Manhattan

8:00 p.m.
Urban Theatre Movement's Handball , written by Seth Zvi Rosenfeld and directed by Brenda Banda delivers an explosive take on gentrification in New York City. The play tracks a…
Free!

Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Jul30

Little Red's Hood

at Elton Street and Jamaica Avenue (in Highland Park), Queens

6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Enjoy this enchanting classic fairy tale with a modern twist.  Presented by Puppets in the Park and sponsored by City Parks Foundation.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul30

SummerStage Presents: Urban Theatre Movement's Handball By Seth Zvi Rosenfeld Directed By Brenda Banda

at The Marcus Garvey Park Amphitheater (in Marcus Garvey Park), Manhattan

8:00 p.m.
Urban Theatre Movement's Handball , written by Seth Zvi Rosenfeld and directed by Brenda Banda delivers an explosive take on gentrification in New York City. The play tracks a…
Free!

Thursday, July 31, 2014

Jul31

SummerStage Presents: Urban Theatre Movement's Handball By Seth Zvi Rosenfeld Directed By Brenda Banda

at The Marcus Garvey Park Amphitheater (in Marcus Garvey Park), Manhattan

8:00 p.m.
Urban Theatre Movement's Handball , written by Seth Zvi Rosenfeld and directed by Brenda Banda delivers an explosive take on gentrification in New York City. The play tracks a…
Free!

Friday, August 1, 2014

Aug 1

SummerStage Presents: Urban Theatre Movement's Handball By Seth Zvi Rosenfeld Directed By Brenda Banda

at The Marcus Garvey Park Amphitheater (in Marcus Garvey Park), Manhattan

8:00 p.m.
Urban Theatre Movement's Handball , written by Seth Zvi Rosenfeld and directed by Brenda Banda delivers an explosive take on gentrification in New York City. The play tracks a…
Free!

Saturday, August 2, 2014

Aug 2

SummerStage Presents: Urban Theatre Movement's Handball By Seth Zvi Rosenfeld Directed By Brenda Banda

at The Marcus Garvey Park Amphitheater (in Marcus Garvey Park), Manhattan

8:00 p.m.
Urban Theatre Movement's Handball , written by Seth Zvi Rosenfeld and directed by Brenda Banda delivers an explosive take on gentrification in New York City. The play tracks a…
Free!

Tuesday, August 5, 2014

Aug 5

SummerStage Presents: Urban Theatre Movement's Handball By Seth Zvi Rosenfeld Directed By Brenda Banda

at The Marcus Garvey Park Amphitheater (in Marcus Garvey Park), Manhattan

8:00 p.m.
Urban Theatre Movement's Handball , written by Seth Zvi Rosenfeld and directed by Brenda Banda delivers an explosive take on gentrification in New York City. The play tracks a…
Free!

Wednesday, August 6, 2014

Aug 6

Jack & The Beanstalk

at Elton Street and Jamaica Avenue (in Highland Park), Queens

6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Jack is looking for adventure, but what he gets is more than he bargained for. Presented by Patty Cake Theatre and sponsored by Council Member Rafael Espinal.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 6

SummerStage Presents: Urban Theatre Movement's Handball By Seth Zvi Rosenfeld Directed By Brenda Banda

at The Marcus Garvey Park Amphitheater (in Marcus Garvey Park), Manhattan

8:00 p.m.
Urban Theatre Movement's Handball , written by Seth Zvi Rosenfeld and directed by Brenda Banda delivers an explosive take on gentrification in New York City. The play tracks a…
Free!

Thursday, August 7, 2014

Aug 7

SummerStage Presents: Urban Theatre Movement's Handball By Seth Zvi Rosenfeld Directed By Brenda Banda

at The Marcus Garvey Park Amphitheater (in Marcus Garvey Park), Manhattan

8:00 p.m.
Urban Theatre Movement's Handball , written by Seth Zvi Rosenfeld and directed by Brenda Banda delivers an explosive take on gentrification in New York City. The play tracks a…
Free!

Friday, August 8, 2014

Aug 8

SummerStage Presents: Urban Theatre Movement's Handball By Seth Zvi Rosenfeld Directed By Brenda Banda

at The Marcus Garvey Park Amphitheater (in Marcus Garvey Park), Manhattan

8:00 p.m.
Urban Theatre Movement's Handball , written by Seth Zvi Rosenfeld and directed by Brenda Banda delivers an explosive take on gentrification in New York City. The play tracks a…
Free!

Saturday, August 9, 2014

Aug 9

SummerStage Presents: Urban Theatre Movement's Handball By Seth Zvi Rosenfeld Directed By Brenda Banda

at The Marcus Garvey Park Amphitheater (in Marcus Garvey Park), Manhattan

8:00 p.m.
Urban Theatre Movement's Handball , written by Seth Zvi Rosenfeld and directed by Brenda Banda delivers an explosive take on gentrification in New York City. The play tracks a…
Free!

Monday, August 11, 2014

Aug11

SummerStage Presents: Urban Theatre Movement's Handball By Seth Zvi Rosenfeld Directed By Brenda Banda

at Rumsey Playfield (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

8:00 p.m.
Urban Theatre Movement's Handball , written by Seth Zvi Rosenfeld and directed by Brenda Banda delivers an explosive take on gentrification in New York City. The play tracks a park…
Free!

Wednesday, August 13, 2014

Aug13

The Magic and Comedy of Jim McClenahan

at Buz O' Rourke Playground (in Crocheron Park), Queens

10:30 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Come out and enjoy the zany comedy magic show that will bring giggles for both children and adults. Please bring a low chair or blanket.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug13

SummerStage Presents: The New York Neo-Futurists Present Too Much Light Makes The Baby Go Blind

at East River Park, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
The New York Neo-Futurists  are an ensemble of dynamic writer/director/performers who are best known for their critically acclaimed, energetic signature show of original short…
Free!

Thursday, August 14, 2014

Aug14

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.
Shakespeare's smart comedy about the battle of the sexes: A king and friends swear an oath to renounce women, but a princess and companions put that plan to the test. Produced by…
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug14

SummerStage Presents: The New York Neo-Futurists Present Too Much Light Makes The Baby Go Blind

at East River Park, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
The New York Neo-Futurists  are an ensemble of dynamic writer/director/performers who are best known for their critically acclaimed, energetic signature show of original short…
Free!

Friday, August 15, 2014

Aug15

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.
Shakespeare's smart comedy about the battle of the sexes: A king and friends swear an oath to renounce women, but a princess and companions put that plan to the test. Produced by…
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug15

SummerStage Presents: The New York Neo-Futurists Present Too Much Light Makes The Baby Go Blind

at East River Park, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
The New York Neo-Futurists  are an ensemble of dynamic writer/director/performers who are best known for their critically acclaimed, energetic signature show of original short…
Free!

Saturday, August 16, 2014

Aug16

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.
Shakespeare's smart comedy about the battle of the sexes: A king and friends swear an oath to renounce women, but a princess and companions put that plan to the test. Produced by…
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug16

SummerStage Presents: The New York Neo-Futurists Present Too Much Light Makes The Baby Go Blind

at East River Park, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
The New York Neo-Futurists  are an ensemble of dynamic writer/director/performers who are best known for their critically acclaimed, energetic signature show of original short…
Free!

Thursday, August 21, 2014

Aug21

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.
Shakespeare's smart comedy about the battle of the sexes: A king and friends swear an oath to renounce women, but a princess and companions put that plan to the test. Produced by…
Free!

Must See
Event

Friday, August 22, 2014

Aug22

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.
Shakespeare's smart comedy about the battle of the sexes: A king and friends swear an oath to renounce women, but a princess and companions put that plan to the test. Produced by…
Free!

Must See
Event

Saturday, August 23, 2014

Aug23

Summer on the Hudson: Hudson Warehouse Shakespeare Workout

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

3:00 p.m.5:30 p.m.
Hudson Warehouse presents a workshop covering the elements of voice production, acting and stage combat. Open to all actors, ages 13 and up. All experience levels welcome. …
Free!

Aug23

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.
Shakespeare's smart comedy about the battle of the sexes: A king and friends swear an oath to renounce women, but a princess and companions put that plan to the test. Produced by…
Free!

Must See
Event

Thursday, August 28, 2014

Aug28

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.
Shakespeare's smart comedy about the battle of the sexes: A king and friends swear an oath to renounce women, but a princess and companions put that plan to the test. Produced by…
Free!

Must See
Event

Friday, August 29, 2014

Aug29

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.
Shakespeare's smart comedy about the battle of the sexes: A king and friends swear an oath to renounce women, but a princess and companions put that plan to the test. Produced by…
Free!

Must See
Event

Saturday, August 30, 2014

Aug30

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.
Shakespeare's smart comedy about the battle of the sexes: A king and friends swear an oath to renounce women, but a princess and companions put that plan to the test. Produced by…
Free!

Must See
Event

Saturday, October 18, 2014

Oct18

Fall Harvest Festival

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

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Celebrate fall with live performances, crafts, games, pumpkins face painting and more! Sponsored by Council Member Eric Ulrich
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, December 6, 2014

Dec 6

Holiday Happening

at George Seuffert Bandshell (in Forest Park), Queens

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Celebrate the holiday season with crafts, games, music and a surprise visitor!
Free!

Best For
Kids

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