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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, June 6, 2019

Jun 6

Shakespeare - Hamlet: Princess of Denmark

at Bryant ParkManhattan

7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Many women have played Hamlet throughout history, but rarely have they played Hamlet as a woman. What happens to this classic story when feminine power is a defining force?
Free!

Friday, June 7, 2019

Jun 7

Shakespeare - Hamlet: Princess of Denmark

at Bryant ParkManhattan

7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Many women have played Hamlet throughout history, but rarely have they played Hamlet as a woman. What happens to this classic story when feminine power is a defining force?
Free!

Saturday, June 8, 2019

Jun 8

Shakespeare - Hamlet: Princess of Denmark

at Bryant ParkManhattan

7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Many women have played Hamlet throughout history, but rarely have they played Hamlet as a woman. What happens to this classic story when feminine power is a defining force?
Free!

Wednesday, July 24, 2019

Jul24

Shakespeare in the Park Presents: A Midsummer Night's Dream

at Unisphere (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park)Queens

7:00 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Shakespeare's dazzling comedy about the rites of love is full of magic and music.
Free!

Sunday, August 4, 2019

Aug 4

Hip to Hip Theatre Co. Presents: Free Shakespeare in the Parks - The Tragedy of King Richard III

at Socrates Sculpture ParkQueens

4:30 p.m.6:30 p.m.
Hip to Hip Theatre Company believes that great plays and performances have the power to change lives...
Free!

Sunday, August 11, 2019

Aug11

Hip to Hip Theatre Co. Presents: Free Shakespeare in the Parks - A Midsummer Night's Dream

at Socrates Sculpture ParkQueens

4:30 p.m.6:30 p.m.
Hip to Hip Theatre Company believes that great plays and performances have the power to change lives...
Free!

Friday, August 30, 2019

Aug30

Shakespeare - Othello

at Bryant ParkManhattan

7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
The classic tale of betrayal, race, friendship, and loss is reinterpreted through a contemporary lens in this fresh exploration of Shakespeare's devastating tragedy.
Free!

Saturday, August 31, 2019

Aug31

Shakespeare - Othello

at Bryant ParkManhattan

7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
The classic tale of betrayal, race, friendship, and loss is reinterpreted through a contemporary lens in this fresh exploration of Shakespeare's devastating tragedy.
Free!

Sunday, September 1, 2019

Sep 1

Shakespeare - Othello

at Bryant ParkManhattan

7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
The classic tale of betrayal, race, friendship, and loss is reinterpreted through a contemporary lens in this fresh exploration of Shakespeare's devastating tragedy.
Free!

Thursday, September 5, 2019

Sep 5

Shakespeare - Othello

at Bryant ParkManhattan This is an Accessible location

7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
The classic tale of betrayal, race, friendship, and loss is reinterpreted through a contemporary lens in this fresh exploration of Shakespeare's devastating tragedy.
Free!

Friday, September 6, 2019

Sep 6

Shakespeare - Othello

at Bryant ParkManhattan This is an Accessible location

7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
The classic tale of betrayal, race, friendship, and loss is reinterpreted through a contemporary lens in this fresh exploration of Shakespeare's devastating tragedy.
Free!

Saturday, September 7, 2019

Sep 7

Shakespeare - Othello

at Bryant ParkManhattan This is an Accessible location

7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
The classic tale of betrayal, race, friendship, and loss is reinterpreted through a contemporary lens in this fresh exploration of Shakespeare's devastating tragedy.
Free!

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