Shakespeare in the Park 2018 – Othello

Tony winner Ruben Santiago-Hudson (Jitney, The Piano Lesson) returns to Shakespeare in the Park to direct a sumptuous new production of OTHELLO. Set amid war and palace intrigue in the 17th-century Mediterranean, this classic drama about a noble Black Venetian general...

Patti Smith at SummerStage in Central Park

Amazing night with Patti Smith and her band Jackson Smith and Jesse Paris Smith honoring Fred Sonic Smith on September 14, 2017. Patti Smith and their two children, Jackson and Jesse Paris, rocked the house with her band (Lenny Kaye, Tony Shanahan and Jesse’s friend...

Patti Smith at SummerStage in Central Park

Patti Smith and her band Jackson Smith and Jesse Paris Smith honoring Fred Sonic Smith Thursday, September 14, 2017 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm (Doors open 6:00 pm) Central Park Rumsey Playfield, Manhattan 10021 PATTI SMITH Patti Smith, born in Chicago and raised in...

Valerie June at SummerStage in Central Park

VALERIE JUNE / ALOYSIUS 3 / JALEN N’GONDA / DJ BOOGIE BLIND Sunday, August 27, 2017 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm (Doors open 5:00 pm) Central Park Rumsey Playfield, Manhattan 10021 Singularly unique voice that blurs the lines between genres and eras, resulting in an...

2017 Central Park Film Festival

Join us at the 2017 Central Park Film Festival to celebrate our City with a lineup of movies filmed in New York. The Film Festival is a beloved summer tradition that showcases great films in a great urban park. The Film Festival is free. Tickets are not required....

Things To Do

From The Philharmonic on the Great Lawn to Shakespeare in the Park to SummerStage, Central Park offers an endless array of things to do, see, hear - and, with two full service restaurants and several cafes, taste.  You can visit The Shakespeare Garden, take in a performance at the Swedish Cottage Marionette Theater, take a ride on the Carousel - or just sit and people watch at Bethesda Terrace!

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