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Shakespeare in the Parks

The Cloisters, Fort Tryon Park

Every year New York City transforms into one giant free Shakespeare festival, with the Bard’s plays being performed and work-shopped in parks across the city. Find your favorite Elizabethean comedy, tragedy, or history, or join a tour that highlights tributes to Shakespeare in our parks.

Shakespeare in the Parks Events

Thursday, July 28, 2016

Jul 28

Shakespeare in the Park: Julius Ceasar

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

6:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Shakespeare’s sensational political thriller explores the tension between private loyalties and the public good, and unflinchingly questions the price of freedom.
Free!

Jul 28

Classical Theatre of Harlem Presents Macbeth

at Richard Rodgers Amphitheater (in Marcus Garvey Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

8:00 p.m.9:30 p.m.
See a free performance of this classic Shakespeare play in Marcus Garvey Park.
Free!

Friday, July 29, 2016

Jul 29

Classical Theatre of Harlem Presents Macbeth

at Richard Rodgers Amphitheater (in Marcus Garvey Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

8:00 p.m.9:30 p.m.
See a free performance of this classic Shakespeare play in Marcus Garvey Park.
Free!

Saturday, July 30, 2016

Jul 30

Classical Theatre of Harlem Presents Macbeth

at Richard Rodgers Amphitheater (in Marcus Garvey Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

8:00 p.m.9:30 p.m.
See a free performance of this classic Shakespeare play in Marcus Garvey Park.
Free!

Sunday, July 31, 2016

Jul 31

Shakespeare in the Park

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

5:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Hip to Hip Theater Company presents a performance of Shakespeare's As You Like It on the lawn east of Memorial Grove.
Free!

Jul 31

Classical Theatre of Harlem Presents Macbeth

at Richard Rodgers Amphitheater (in Marcus Garvey Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

8:00 p.m.9:30 p.m.
See a free performance of this classic Shakespeare play in Marcus Garvey Park.
Free!

Thursday, August 4, 2016

Aug 4

Shakespeare in the Park: As You Like It

at Main Park House (in Cunningham Park) , Queens

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Join the Friends of Cunningham Park for a free performance of this classic Shakespeare play.
Free!

Sunday, August 7, 2016

Aug 7

Hip to Hip Theatre Company Presents Shakespeare in the Park

at Socrates Sculpture Park , Queens

4:00 p.m.6:30 p.m.
Bring a blanket or low chair and picnic fare, and enjoy Shakespeare in the open air.
Free!

Tuesday, August 9, 2016

Aug 9

All the Park's A Stage: The Winter's Tale

at Bridge View Lawn (in Brooklyn Bridge Park) , Brooklyn

7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
See free performances of Shakespeare's romantic comedy The Winter’s Tale by the New York Classical Theatre.
Free!

Wednesday, August 10, 2016

Aug 10

Shakespeare in the Park Presents: Julius Caesar

at Unisphere (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park) , Queens

6:30 p.m.10:00 p.m.
This sensational political thriller explores the tension between private loyalties and the public good, and unflinchingly questions the price of freedom.
Free!

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Aug 10

All the Park's A Stage: The Winter's Tale

at Bridge View Lawn (in Brooklyn Bridge Park) , Brooklyn

7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
See free performances of Shakespeare's romantic comedy The Winter’s Tale by the New York Classical Theatre.
Free!

Thursday, August 11, 2016

Aug 11

Julius Caesar at Fort Greene Park

at Myrtle Avenue Lawn (in Fort Greene Park) , Brooklyn

7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
In this sensational political thriller, Shakespeare explores the tension between private loyalties and the public good, and unflinchingly questions the price of freedom.
Free!

Friday, August 12, 2016

Aug 12

All the Park's A Stage: The Winter's Tale

at Bridge View Lawn (in Brooklyn Bridge Park) , Brooklyn

7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
See free performances of Shakespeare's romantic comedy The Winter’s Tale by the New York Classical Theatre.
Free!

Saturday, August 13, 2016

Aug 13

All the Park's A Stage: The Winter's Tale

at Bridge View Lawn (in Brooklyn Bridge Park) , Brooklyn

7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
See free performances of Shakespeare's romantic comedy The Winter’s Tale by the New York Classical Theatre.
Free!

Sunday, August 14, 2016

Aug 14

Hip to Hip Theatre Company Presents Shakespeare in the Park

at Socrates Sculpture Park , Queens

4:00 p.m.6:30 p.m.
Bring a blanket or low chair and picnic fare, and enjoy Shakespeare in the open air.
Free!

Aug 14

All the Park's A Stage: The Winter's Tale

at Bridge View Lawn (in Brooklyn Bridge Park) , Brooklyn

7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
See free performances of Shakespeare's romantic comedy The Winter’s Tale by the New York Classical Theatre.
Free!

Saturday, August 20, 2016

Aug 20

Hudson Warehouse Shakespeare Workout

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

3:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
This series of workshops cover elements of voice production, acting, and stage combat.
Free!

Thursday, August 25, 2016

Aug 25

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.
Free!

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