New York City plans a Central Park mega-concert to celebrate reopening on Aug. 21st. Mayor Bill de Blasio is planning a large-scale performance by multiple acts and has called on Clive Davis, the 89-year-old producer and music-industry eminence, to pull it together.
The City Parks Foundation SummerStage has announced its return to live, in-person performances in Central Park this summer. The First benefit show of the SummerStage season is scheduled for Friday, September 16 with folk-rock band, Dawes, as part of their 2021 tour.
This week The Public Theater announced the complete casting for this summer’s all-black production of Merry Wives, a comedy adaptation of Shakespeare’s Merry Wives of Windsor, written Jocelyn Bioh.
The Public Theater eill return to the stage at Central Park’s Delacorte Theater with a performance of Shakespeare’s MERRY WIVES OF WINDSOR.
In anticipation of the triumphant return of spring to Central Park we went on our annual search for early signs of the change of season in Conservatory Garden. Here are a few examples of some early adopters.
Starting at the amazing view from Belvedere Castle overlooking northeast over the Great Lawn take a snowy, winters walk around Turtle Pond.
Central Park Zoo Snow Monkeys (or Japanese Macaques) enjoy their "Hot Tub", much as they do the volcanic baths that keep them warm in their native Japan. Fun Macaque Facts The Japanese...
The earliest cinematic portrayals of Central Park were almost always romantic in nature. Whether it was the backdrop for joyous singing and dancing, as in “On the Town”, or the setting for sentimental love stories, such as “Portrait of Jennie”, the park was seen as either a place of populist energy or quiet romance.
Take a virtual 360° walk around the Shakespeare Garden – one of the many hidden gems of Central Park, it’s the perfect lovely spot to “stop and smell the roses”. The only plants you’ll find there are ones mentioned in the Bard’s plays..
On August 26th, celebrating the 100th anniversary of the ratification of the 19th amendment, Meredith Bergmann’s Monumental Women sculpture took its place on Literary Walk as the first sculpture in Central Park honoring historical women.