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From the Bard, to Hair, to modern-day performance, New York City is synonymous with public outdoor theater. Find out the latest on local and citywide performances that are held outdoors and in our public facilities.

Theater Events

Friday, June 1, 2018

Jun 1

Bryant Park Shakespeare - A Midsummer Night's Dream

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

7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Join us on the lawn for a full production of Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream, produced by The Drilling Company.
Free!

Saturday, June 2, 2018

Jun 2

Bryant Park Shakespeare - A Midsummer Night's Dream

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

7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Join us on the lawn for a full production of Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream, produced by The Drilling Company.
Free!

Tuesday, June 5, 2018

Jun 5

Arts, Culture & Fun: Ailey Extension - Revelations Workshop with Lisa Johnson

at Parade Ground (in Prospect Park) , Brooklyn

7:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Join a free dance class with Ailey Instructor Lisa Johnson!
Free!

Friday, June 8, 2018

Jun 8

Arts, Culture & Fun: Ailey Extension - New York-Style Mambo with Katherine Jimenez

at Sunset Park Recreation Center (in Sunset Park) , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Join us for a New York-style mambo workshop with Ailey instructor Katherine Jimenez.
Free!

Saturday, June 9, 2018

Jun 9

A Chinese Opera Showcase with Chinese Theatre Works

at H.H. Biddle House (in Conference House Park) , Staten Island  This is an Accessible location

2:30 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Chinese Theatre Works will perform excerpts from traditional Chinese opera in a special outdoor performance complete with singing, dancing, and music.
Free!

Jun 9

Arts, Culture & Fun: Ailey Extension - House Dance with Kim Holmes

at South Oxford Park , Brooklyn

6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Join us for a house dance workshop with Ailey instructor Kim Holmes. Stay after the workshop for the Silent Disco!
Free!

Thursday, June 14, 2018

Jun 14

Summer in the Square

at North Plaza (in Union Square Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location , South Plaza (in Union Square Park) , Manhattan , West Side Seating Area (in Union Square Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

7:00 a.m.8:30 p.m.
Come out to Union Square Park every Thursday this summer for an unforgettable lineup of fitness classes, family-friendly activities, live music + dance performances, and movie nights.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Friday, June 15, 2018

Jun 15

Drive-In Movie: Grease

at Parking Lot (in Astoria Park) , Queens  This is an Accessible location

8:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Good girl Sandy and greaser Danny fell in love over the summer. When they unexpectedly discover they're now in the same high school, will they be able to rekindle their romance?
Free!

Tuesday, June 19, 2018

Jun 19

Arts, Culture & Fun: Ailey Extension - Revelations Workshop with Lisa Johnson

at West 19th Street and Boardwalk (in Coney Island Beach & Boardwalk) , Brooklyn

4:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Join us for a special Revelations Workshop with Ailey Instructor Lisa Johnson. This is part of a Juneteenth event at the Coney Island Boardwalk.
Free!

Thursday, June 21, 2018

Jun 21

Summer in the Square

at North Plaza (in Union Square Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location , South Plaza (in Union Square Park) , Manhattan , West Side Seating Area (in Union Square Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

7:00 a.m.8:30 p.m.
Come out to Union Square Park every Thursday this summer for an unforgettable lineup of fitness classes, family-friendly activities, live music + dance performances, and movie nights.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun 21

Plaza Theatrical Presents The Wizard of Oz

at Sobelsohn Playground (in Forest Park) , Queens  This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Join Dorothy, the Scarecrow, the Tin Man, and the Cowardly Lion as they come to life in this theatrical performance of the classic movie, The Wizard of Oz.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun 21

Rescheduled: Arts, Culture & Fun: Ailey Extension - Samba Workshop with Quenia Ribeiro

at Cuyler Gore (in Cuyler Gore Park) , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

7:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Join us for a Samba (with live drums) workshop with Ailey instructor Quenia Ribeiro.
Free!

Jun 21

School of Rock

at Astoria Park Lawn (in Astoria Park) , Queens  This is an Accessible location

8:30 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Dewey Finn becomes a substitute teacher of a strict elementary private school, only to try and turn it into a rock band.
Free!

Saturday, June 23, 2018

Jun 23

Arts, Culture & Fun: Ailey Extension - West African Dance with Maguette Camara

at Marcy Ave and Greene Ave (in Herbert Von King Park) , Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join us for a West African Dance workshop (live drum) with Maguette Camara outdoors in the park.
Free!

Thursday, June 28, 2018

Jun 28

Summer in the Square

at North Plaza (in Union Square Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location , South Plaza (in Union Square Park) , Manhattan , West Side Seating Area (in Union Square Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

7:00 a.m.8:30 p.m.
Come out to Union Square Park every Thursday this summer for an unforgettable lineup of fitness classes, family-friendly activities, live music + dance performances, and movie nights.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun 28

Movie Nights in Rockaway - Star Wars: The Last Jedi

at Beach 17th Street and Seagirt Boulevard (in Rockaway Beach and Boardwalk) , Queens  This is an Accessible location

8:00 p.m.11:00 p.m.
Join us for a free movie at the beach! Now playing--Star Wars: The Last Jedi!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Thursday, July 5, 2018

Jul 5

Summer in the Square

at North Plaza (in Union Square Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location , South Plaza (in Union Square Park) , Manhattan , West Side Seating Area (in Union Square Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

7:00 a.m.8:30 p.m.
Come out to Union Square Park every Thursday this summer for an unforgettable lineup of fitness classes, family-friendly activities, live music + dance performances, and movie nights.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Sunday, July 8, 2018

Jul 8

Arts, Culture & Fun: Ailey Extension - House Dance with Kim Holmes

at Central Lawn (in Fort Greene Park) , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Join us for a house dance workshop with Ailey instructor Kim Holmes. This is part of the yearly Soul Summit event!
Free!

Tuesday, July 10, 2018

Jul 10

Arts, Culture & Fun: Taikoza Japanese Drummers

at 76th Avenue and Springfield Boulevard (in Alley Pond Park) , Queens

10:30 a.m.11:30 p.m.
Join NYC Parks for special concerts featuring the thunderous rhythms of the ancestral Taiko drums and the magical sounds of the bamboo flutes.
Free!

Thursday, July 12, 2018

Jul 12

Summer in the Square

at North Plaza (in Union Square Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location , South Plaza (in Union Square Park) , Manhattan , West Side Seating Area (in Union Square Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

7:00 a.m.8:30 p.m.
Come out to Union Square Park every Thursday this summer for an unforgettable lineup of fitness classes, family-friendly activities, live music + dance performances, and movie nights.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, July 14, 2018

Jul 14

Arts, Culture & Fun: Samba Workshop wth Quenia Ribeiro

at St. Mary's Park , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join us for a Samba workshop (with live drums) with Ailey instructor Quenia Ribeiro.
Free!

Thursday, July 19, 2018

Jul 19

Summer in the Square

at North Plaza (in Union Square Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location , South Plaza (in Union Square Park) , Manhattan , West Side Seating Area (in Union Square Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

7:00 a.m.8:30 p.m.
Come out to Union Square Park every Thursday this summer for an unforgettable lineup of fitness classes, family-friendly activities, live music + dance performances, and movie nights.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Monday, July 23, 2018

Jul 23

Movies Under the Stars: Grease

at George Seuffert Bandshell (in Forest Park) , Queens

7:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Celebrate the 40th Anniversary of this popular classic!
Free!

Thursday, July 26, 2018

Jul 26

Summer in the Square

at North Plaza (in Union Square Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location , South Plaza (in Union Square Park) , Manhattan , West Side Seating Area (in Union Square Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

7:00 a.m.8:30 p.m.
Come out to Union Square Park every Thursday this summer for an unforgettable lineup of fitness classes, family-friendly activities, live music + dance performances, and movie nights.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Friday, July 27, 2018

Jul 27

Bryant Park Shakespeare - Twelfth Night

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

7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Join us on the lawn for a full production of Shakespeare's Twelfth Night, produced by the Drilling Company.
Free!

Saturday, July 28, 2018

Jul 28

Bryant Park Shakespeare - Twelfth Night

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

7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Join us on the lawn for a full production of Shakespeare's Twelfth Night, produced by the Drilling Company.
Free!

Sunday, July 29, 2018

Jul 29

Bryant Park Shakespeare - Twelfth Night

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

3:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Join us on the lawn for a full production of Shakespeare's Twelfth Night, produced by the Drilling Company.
Free!

Monday, July 30, 2018

Jul 30

Movies Under the Stars: Big

at Lower Highland Playground (in Highland Park) , Queens  This is an Accessible location

7:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Celebrate the 40th Anniversary of this popular classic starring Tom Hanks.
Free!

Thursday, August 2, 2018

Aug 2

Summer in the Square

at North Plaza (in Union Square Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location , South Plaza (in Union Square Park) , Manhattan , West Side Seating Area (in Union Square Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

7:00 a.m.8:30 p.m.
Come out to Union Square Park every Thursday this summer for an unforgettable lineup of fitness classes, family-friendly activities, live music + dance performances, and movie nights.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 2

Summer in the Square Movie Nights

at North Plaza (in Union Square Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

6:30 p.m.10:00 p.m.
This August 2nd & 9th, join us for our Summer in the Square Movie Nights!
Free!

Must See
Event

Thursday, August 9, 2018

Aug 9

Summer in the Square

at North Plaza (in Union Square Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location , South Plaza (in Union Square Park) , Manhattan , West Side Seating Area (in Union Square Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

7:00 a.m.8:30 p.m.
Come out to Union Square Park every Thursday this summer for an unforgettable lineup of fitness classes, family-friendly activities, live music + dance performances, and movie nights.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 9

Summer in the Square Movie Nights

at North Plaza (in Union Square Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

6:30 p.m.10:00 p.m.
This August 2nd & 9th, join us for our Summer in the Square Movie Nights!
Free!

Must See
Event

Friday, August 10, 2018

Aug 10

Movie Nights in Rockaway: Black Panther

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

8:00 p.m.11:00 p.m.
Join us for a free movie night at the beach for the whole family to enjoy! The Marvel hit movie Black Panther comes to our shores.
Free!

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