From “Hair” to “Enchanted” the park has always been portrayed seen as either a place of populist energy or quiet romance. 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 has always been one of the most popular cinematic settings in NYC – check out some of our favorites here.
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.
Apple+ TV’s Animated Central Park series is back – with the continued saga of the Tillerman Family along with an amazing cast, guest stars and an incredible array of original music. Season Two takes off from season one with streamlined story telling and continues with the astonishing attention to detail that will wow the park’s millions of fans.
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.
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...
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.