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Free Summer Theater

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Broadway isn't the only place to experience great theater this summer! Throughout the season, free plays ranging from Shakespearian classics to new works by emerging playwrights are being staged in parks throughout the city. Get your dose of culture on a budget and let nature set the scene.

Free Summer Theater Events

Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Aug 31

Arts, Culture & Fun: The Public Theater Presents Hamlet

at Brownsville Recreation Center (in Brownsville Playground) , Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.1:00 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.
Free!

Aug 31

Arts, Culture & Fun: West Side Story

at Snug Harbor , Staten Island

7:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Bring a blanket, a chair and a friend and enjoy a free movie screening of the classic musical, West Side Story (1961)
Free!

Thursday, September 1, 2016

Sep 1

Bryant Park Presents Shakespeare: Measure for Measure

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

9:00 p.m.11:00 p.m.
See The Drilling Company perform Shakespeare's "Measure for Measure" in the park!
Free!

Friday, September 2, 2016

Sep 2

Bryant Park Presents Shakespeare: Measure for Measure

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

7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
See The Drilling Company perform Shakespeare's "Measure for Measure" in the park!
Free!

Saturday, September 3, 2016

Sep 3

Bryant Park Presents Shakespeare: Measure for Measure

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

7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
See The Drilling Company perform Shakespeare's "Measure for Measure" in the park!
Free!

Sunday, September 4, 2016

Sep 4

Bryant Park Presents Shakespeare: Measure for Measure

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

3:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
See The Drilling Company perform Shakespeare's "Measure for Measure" in the park!
Free!

Thursday, September 8, 2016

Sep 8

Bryant Park Presents Shakespeare: Measure for Measure

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

9:00 p.m.11:00 p.m.
See The Drilling Company perform Shakespeare's "Measure for Measure" in the park!
Free!

Friday, September 9, 2016

Sep 9

Bryant Park Presents Shakespeare: Measure for Measure

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

7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
See The Drilling Company perform Shakespeare's "Measure for Measure" in the park!
Free!

Saturday, September 10, 2016

Sep 10

Arts, Culture & Fun: The Public Theater Presents Hamlet

at Williamsbridge Oval Recreation Center (in Williamsbridge Oval) , Bronx

1:00 p.m.3:00 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.
Free!

Sep 10

Bryant Park Presents Shakespeare: Measure for Measure

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

7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
See The Drilling Company perform Shakespeare's "Measure for Measure" in the park!
Free!

Thursday, September 15, 2016

Sep 15

Bryant Park Presents Shakespeare: Measure for Measure

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

9:00 p.m.11:00 p.m.
See The Drilling Company perform Shakespeare's "Measure for Measure" in the park!
Free!

Friday, September 16, 2016

Sep 16

Arts, Culture & Fun: The Public Theater Presents Hamlet

at Pelham Fritz Recreation Center (in Marcus Garvey Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

6:30 p.m.8:30 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…
Free!

Sep 16

Bryant Park Presents Shakespeare: Measure for Measure

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

7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
See The Drilling Company perform Shakespeare's "Measure for Measure" in the park!
Free!

Saturday, September 17, 2016

Sep 17

Arts, Culture & Fun: The Public Theater Presents Hamlet

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

1:00 p.m.3:00 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.
Free!

Sep 17

Bryant Park Presents Shakespeare: Measure for Measure

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

7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
See The Drilling Company perform Shakespeare's "Measure for Measure" in the park!
Free!

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