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Viewing 41–50 out of 90 events
from July 28, 2017 to September 20, 2017
in Theater (x) category

Wednesday, August 9, 2017

Aug 9

Outdoor Cinema: The Silence Before Bach (Spain)

at Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens

7:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
This fascinating, charming hybrid of documentary and drama from Spain’s legendary Surrealist circles the theme of the transformational power of great music.
Category: Nature, Festivals, Theater, Free Summer Movies, Waterfront
Free!

Aug 9

Movies Under the Stars: Hairspray (2007)

at Harlem Art Park, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

8:00 p.m.11:00 p.m.
In this musical adaptation of the 1988 John Waters' cult hit, a dance-loving teen shakes things up on a TV dance show in 1962 Baltimore.
Category: Film, History, Theater, Free Summer Movies, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

Thursday, August 10, 2017

Aug10

CityParks PuppetMobile presents Cinderella Samba at Ben Abrams Playground

at Ben Abrams Playground (in Bronx Park), Bronx

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Cinderella Samba is a contemporary twist on the classic “Cinderella” fairy tale. The CityParks PuppetMobile production sets the timeless tale in the lush landscape of…
Category: Best for Kids, Theater, Free Summer Theater
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug10

Broadway in Bryant Park

at Bryant Park, Manhattan

12:30 p.m.1:30 p.m.
The best of musicals on and off Broadway showcase their hits, plus lots of surprises from other Broadway shows.
Category: Concerts, Art, Festivals, Theater, Free Summer Concerts, Free Summer Theater
Free!

Aug10

Hudson Warehouse Presents: Henry V

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

6:30 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Led by a war time correspondent, we follow King Henry as he politically positions himself and his military campaign across France in his quest to take what he believes is rightfully his.
Category: Theater, Free Summer Theater
Free!

Aug10

Shakespeare in the Park: Measure for Measure

at Main Park House (in Cunningham Park), Queens

7:30 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Performance of "Measure for Measure". Shakespeare's dark comedy examines the corrupting nature of power.
Category: Theater, Free Summer Theater, Shakespeare in the Parks
Free!

Friday, August 11, 2017

Aug11

CityParks PuppetMobile presents Cinderella Samba at Walker Park Summer Camp

at Walker Park, Staten Island This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Cinderella Samba is a contemporary twist on the classic “Cinderella” fairy tale. The CityParks PuppetMobile production sets the timeless tale in the lush landscape of…
Category: Best for Kids, Theater, Free Summer Theater
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug11

Bryant Park Friday Picnics

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

5:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Every Friday on the lawn, Bryant Park has a free picnic, featuring over 100 free blankets to borrow, and live food and entertainment.
Category: Accessible, Concerts, Dance, Art, Festivals, Games, Theater, Free Summer Concerts, Free Summer Theater, Food
Free!

Aug11

Hudson Warehouse Presents: Henry V

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

6:30 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Led by a war time correspondent, we follow King Henry as he politically positions himself and his military campaign across France in his quest to take what he believes is rightfully his.
Category: Theater, Free Summer Theater
Free!

Saturday, August 12, 2017

Aug12

CityParks PuppetMobile presents Cinderella Samba at SummerStage in Central Park as a part of Family Day

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

3:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Cinderella Samba is a contemporary twist on the classic “Cinderella” fairy tale. The CityParks PuppetMobile production sets the timeless tale in the lush landscape of…
Category: Best for Kids, Theater, Free Summer Theater
Free!

Best For
Kids

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