Opened: August 31, 2019
Closing: September 08, 2019

Hercules - 2019 - Off-Broadway History , Info & More

Delacorte Theatre
81st and Central Park New York, NY 10024

The Public Theater's initiative that invites communities across New York to create ambitious works of participatory theater is closing out the summer in truly epic fashion. Public Works will present the glorious story of HERCULES, brought to vibrant life by professional actors and community groups from across the city. Directed by Public Works founder and Resident Director Lear deBessonet, this summer's production, based on the Disney animated film, will feature the film's beloved score, plus additional original songs by the film's composer Alan Menken and lyricist David Zippel, with a new book by Kristoffer Diaz and choreography by Chase Brock. Journey with Hercules in this new stage adaptation that invites New Yorkers from all five boroughs to participate in a joyous musical that celebrates the heroes found in all of us.

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VIDEO: On This Day, August 31- HERCULES Starring Jelani Alladin, Opens in Central Park! by Stage Tube - August 31, 2020

On this day in 2019, The Public Theater's Public Works put the 'glad' in 'gladiator' with its glorious story of Hercules!

VIDEO: First Look At HERCULES Starring Jelani Alladin, Krysta Rodriguez, James Monroe Iglehart And More! by Stage Tube - September 6, 2019

The Public Theater's Public Works is putting the 'glad' in 'gladiator' with its glorious story of HERCULES! See footage from the show!

Bless My Soul! Public Works' HERCULES Adds Performance On September 4 at 8pm by Alan Henry - September 3, 2019

The Public Theatre announced today an additional performance of HERCULES will be added on September 4th, 2019 at 8 PM. Tickets will be made available via three different methods.

BWW Review: Public Works' Adaptation of Disney's HERCULES Celebrates New Yorkers Via Greek Mythology by Michael Dale - September 3, 2019

While the name Walt Disney will certainly be familiar to all those arriving at the Delacorte for Public Works' stage adaptation of the 1997 animated musical feature Hercules, hopefully a good deal of them will leave Central Park remembering the name Lear deBessonet.

Everything You Need to Know About The Public Theater's HERCULES by Linnae Medeiros - August 28, 2019

Bless our souls! The beloved Disney classic Hercules is getting a stage adaptation courtesy of The Public Theater! The production runs from August 31st to September 8th at the Delacorte Theater in Central Park. To prepare you to go the distance with Hercules, Meg, Hades, and more, we're giving you our guide to Hercules, from the movie's history to a look at the cast including Jelani Alladin, Krysta Rodriguez, and more. Check it all out!

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with the Company of HERCULES by Julie Musbach - August 19, 2019

The company of Public Works' HERCULES is hard at work in rehearsal and we've got an inside peek!

How Can You Score Tickets to HERCULES in Central Park? Public Theater Announces New Lottery by Nicole Rosky - August 8, 2019

The Public Theater will soon present the Public Works' musical adaptation of HERCULES with music by Alan Menken, lyrics by David Zippel, book by Kristoffer Diaz, and directed by Lear deBessonet, running for seven nights for free, August 31-September 8 at The Delacorte Theater. The Public has just announced how you can score tickets to the show. 


Hercules has had 1 productions including Off-Broadway which opened in 2019.



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