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...
At the Central Park Swedish Cottage Marionette Theater – Neverland: Peter Returns

At the Central Park Swedish Cottage Marionette Theater – Neverland: Peter Returns

Opening this week – Neverland: Peter Returns The new show at the Marionette Theater is based on J.M. Barrie’s iconic Peter Pan tales and gives a delightful new spin on the beloved children’s classic. The Darling children leave home behind to follow Peter Pan to...
Giant Space Bubble Descends on Central Park

Giant Space Bubble Descends on Central Park

In celebration of the 50th anniversary of Art in the Parks, Spacebuster, in partnership with the Storefront for Art & Architecture, is bringing its pop-up exhibition, New Icon-i-Cities, to Central Park on Saturday, October 21 from 11 am to 3 pm. The...

ILLYRIA – the story of Joe Papp and Shakespeare in Central Park

It is 1958, and New York City is in the midst of a major building boom; a four-lane highway is planned for the heart of Washington Square; Carnegie Hall is designated for demolition; entire neighborhoods on the West Side are leveled to make room for a new...

Elvis Costello at SummerStage 2017

Elvis Costello & The Imposters June 15th Elvis Costello is nothing short of legendary. With one of the most prolific careers in music today, he has his sublimely talented fingers in more musical pots and genres than one can count. His breakout on to the British...
Shakespeare in the Park 2017

Shakespeare in the Park 2017

Time to start thinking about the 2017 Shakespeare in the Park season. This summer, Public Theater Artistic Director Oskar Eustis will helm a production of the Bard’s Julius Caesar; following that, Public Works founder Lear deBessonet will direct A Midsummer Night’s...