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Viewing 1–10 out of 27 events
from August 25, 2016 to September 17, 2016
in Theater (x) category

Thursday, August 25, 2016

Aug25

Arts, Culture & Fun Presents: Dance Away the Night - Salsa!

at Thomas Jefferson Park, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

5:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Join the Dance Away the Night series for the DJ sounds of Salsa, Merengue, Bachata, & More!
Category: Accessible, Concerts, Dance, Art, Festivals, Theater, Waterfront, Seniors
Free!

Aug25

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.
Category: Theater, Free Summer Theater, Shakespeare in the Parks
Free!

Aug25

Arts, Culture & Fun: Dance Away the Night - Square Dancing!

at Midland Beach Splash Plaza (in Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

6:30 p.m.8:00 p.m.
The folks at City Stompers invite you to get on your feet and move to the sounds of live American fiddle music. Swing your corner and do-si-do!
Category: Accessible, Concerts, Dance, Art, Festivals, Theater, Free Summer Concerts, Talks, Waterfront, Seniors
Free!

Saturday, August 27, 2016

Aug27

Skats the Clown at Fantasy Shore Amusement Park

at Fantasy Shore Amusement Park (in Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach), Staten Island 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.
Category: Accessible, Best for Kids, Theater, Waterfront
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug27

Arts, Culture & Fun: The Public Theater Presents Hamlet

at Al Oerter Recreation Center (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
This season, the Public Theater's Mobile Unit presents a new, world-class production of Shakespeare’s Hamlet to audiences and community venues across New York City. Olivier Award w…
Category: Accessible, Arts & Crafts, Education, Concerts, Dance, Art, Festivals, Theater, Tours, Free Summer Theater, Seniors
Free!

Aug27

Communal Spaces: A Garden Play Festival

at First Quincy Street Community Garden (in ), Brooklyn

2:30 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Now in it's sixth year, Communal Spaces is a series of site-responsive, free plays written for and performed in specific community gardens.
Category: Theater
Free!

Aug27

Skats the Clown at Fantasy Shore Amusement Park

at Fantasy Shore Amusement Park (in Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

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.
Category: Accessible, Best for Kids, Theater, Waterfront
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug27

Movie Nights in the Rockaways: Star Wars: The Force Awakens

at Beach 59th Street (in Rockaway Beach and Boardwalk), Queens

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Ex-stormtrooper Finn, desert dweller Rey, and droid companion BB-8 get caught up in a galactic war when they come across a map containing the whereabouts of Luke Skywalker.
Category: Film, Best for Kids, Theater, Free Summer Movies, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

Best For
Kids

Sunday, August 28, 2016

Aug28

Communal Spaces: A Garden Play Festival

at First Quincy Street Community Garden (in ), Brooklyn

2:30 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Now in it's sixth year, Communal Spaces is a series of site-responsive, free plays written for and performed in specific community gardens.
Category: Theater
Free!

Aug28

Shakespeare in the Park: Julius Caesar

at West 246th Street and Broadway (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx

5:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
This play is the tale of the political uprising that occurred in Rome after the great statesman Julius Caesar was brutally assassinated.
Category: Theater, Shakespeare in the Parks
Free!

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