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Photo Coverage: CORIOLANUS Takes Opening Night Bows in Central Park!Photo Coverage: CORIOLANUS Takes Opening Night Bows in Central Park!
by Jennifer Broski - August 6, 2019

 The Public Theater's Free Shakespeare in the Park production of CORIOLANUS, directed by Daniel Sullivan, opened just last night at the Delacorte Theater in Central Park. We're taking you inside the big night below! (more...)
Review Roundup: What Do the Critics Think of Shakespeare in the Park's CORIOLANUS?Review Roundup: What Do the Critics Think of Shakespeare in the Park's CORIOLANUS?
by Review Roundups - August 6, 2019

Shakespeare in the Park's Coriolanus officially opened last night, August 5! Let's see what the critics are saying... (more...)
BWW Review: Jonathan Cake and Kate Burton Shine in Shakespeare's Political Drama CORIOLANUSBWW Review: Jonathan Cake and Kate Burton Shine in Shakespeare's Political Drama CORIOLANUS
by Michael Dale - August 6, 2019

It was forty years ago when Shakespeare in the Park's Delacorte Theater was last invaded by The Bard's CORIOLANUS, but perhaps The Public's politically-minded artistic director Oskar Eustis thought this would be a good time to present a drama about an inexperienced politician who initially gains favor on a wave of populism, only to suffer downfall when his disdain for those outside of his privileged class is exposed. (more...)
VIDEO: Danielle Brooks Wants to Bring MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING to BroadwayVIDEO: Danielle Brooks Wants to Bring MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING to Broadway
by Stage Tube - July 25, 2019

Danielle Brooks was a guest on Wednesday night's episode of Late Night With Seth Meyers to talk about performing in the Shakespeare in the Park production of Much Ado About Nothing and the final season of Orange Is the New Black. (more...)
PBS Great Performances Will Film MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING in the ParkPBS Great Performances Will Film MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING in the Park
by BWW News Desk - June 21, 2019

BroadwayWorld has just learned that PBS Great Performances will film tonight's performance of The Public Theater's Free Shakespeare in the Park production of Much Ado About Nothing, to be broadcast at a later date.  (more...)
Photo Coverage: Danielle Brooks and MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING Cast Takes Opening Night Bows in the Park!Photo Coverage: Danielle Brooks and MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING Cast Takes Opening Night Bows in the Park!
by Jennifer Broski - June 13, 2019

The Public Theater's Free Shakespeare in the Park production of Much Ado About Nothing, directed by Kenny Leon, opened on Monday night at the Delacorte Theater in Central Park, running through Sunday, June 23. (more...)
Photo Coverage: On the Opening Night Red Carpet of MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING in the Park!Photo Coverage: On the Opening Night Red Carpet of MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING in the Park!
by Jennifer Broski - June 12, 2019

The Public Theater's Free Shakespeare in the Park production of MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING, directed by Kenny Leon, opened just last night at the Delacorte Theater in Central Park, running through Sunday, June 23. (more...)
BWW TV: Danielle Brooks Stars In MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING At Shakespeare In The ParkBWW TV: Danielle Brooks Stars In MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING At Shakespeare In The Park
by BroadwayWorld TV - June 11, 2019

See the all-black cast of the Public Theater Shakespeare in the Park production of much Ado About Nothing in action! (more...)
BWW Review: Kenny Leon Directs MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING With Georgia Politics On His MindBWW Review: Kenny Leon Directs MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING With Georgia Politics On His Mind
by Michael Dale - June 12, 2019

If, when the smoke clears on the Democratic Party's selection process, their next nominee for President of the United States turns out to be recent Georgia gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams, history might point to director Kenny Leon's fun and stylish Shakespeare In The Park production of Much Ado About Nothing as the event that truly kick-started interest. (more...)
Photo Flash: Danielle Brooks Stars In MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING At Shakespeare In the ParkPhoto Flash: Danielle Brooks Stars In MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING At Shakespeare In the Park
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2019

Get a first look at The Public Theater's Free Shakespeare in the Park production of MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING, directed by Kenny Leon. MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING is running at the Delacorte Theater in Central Park through Sunday, June 23 with an official press opening on Tuesday, June 11. (more...)
VIDEO: How Can You Get Free SHAKESPEARE IN THE PARK Tickets This Summer? Find Out!VIDEO: How Can You Get Free SHAKESPEARE IN THE PARK Tickets This Summer? Find Out!
by Stage Tube - May 17, 2019

Since 1962, over five million people have enjoyed more than 150 free productions of Shakespeare and other classical works and musicals at the Delacorte Theater. Conceived by founder Joseph Papp as a way to make great theater accessible to all, The Public's Free Shakespeare in the Park continues to be the bedrock of the Company's mission to increase access and engage the community. (more...)
Public Theater's 2019 Shakespeare in the Park Season Will Include MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING, CORIOLANUS and HERCULES!Public Theater's 2019 Shakespeare in the Park Season Will Include MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING, CORIOLANUS and HERCULES!
by BWW News Desk - February 6, 2019

The Public Theater (Artistic Director, Oskar Eustis; Executive Director, Patrick Willingham) announced the line-up today for the 2019 Free Shakespeare in the Park season, continuing a 57-year tradition of free theater in Central Park. Since 1962, over five million people have enjoyed more than 150 free productions of Shakespeare and other classical works and musicals at the Delacorte Theater. Conceived by founder Joseph Papp as a way to make great theater accessible to all, The Public's Free Shakespeare in the Park continues to be the bedrock of the Company's mission to increase access and engage the community. (more...)
BWW Review: Public Works' Joyous Musical TWELFTH NIGHT Returns To The DelacorteBWW Review: Public Works' Joyous Musical TWELFTH NIGHT Returns To The Delacorte
by Michael Dale - August 2, 2018

The late afternoon and early evening rain that had been steadily falling last Friday didn't stop the faithful from arriving at Central Park's Delacorte Theater for Shakespeare In The Park's return of the Public Works' 2016 musical version of TWELFTH NIGHT. (more...)
BWW TV: First Look at the Red Cast of Public Works' Production of TWELFTH NIGHT at the Delacorte TheatreBWW TV: First Look at the Red Cast of Public Works' Production of TWELFTH NIGHT at the Delacorte Theatre
by BroadwayWorld TV - August 1, 2018

Check out the first footage of the multi-cast Public Works production of Shakespeare's Twelfth Night, currently running at the Delacorte Theatre in Central Park. See the Red Cast in action below! (more...)
Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for Opening Night of TWELFTH NIGHT in the Park!Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for Opening Night of TWELFTH NIGHT in the Park!
by Jennifer Broski - August 1, 2018

The Public Theater's production of Public Works' TWELFTH NIGHT, conceived by Kwame Kwei-Armah and Shaina Taub, music and lyrics by Shaina Taub, Choreography by Lorin Latarro, and directed by Oskar Eustis and Kwame Kwei-Armah, opened just last night, July 31, running through Sunday, August 19. (more...)
Photo Coverage: Illyria Sings Out! Inside Opening Night of TWELFTH NIGHT in the ParkPhoto Coverage: Illyria Sings Out! Inside Opening Night of TWELFTH NIGHT in the Park
by Jennifer Broski - August 1, 2018

The Public Theater's production of Public Works' TWELFTH NIGHT, conceived by Kwame Kwei-Armah and Shaina Taub, music and lyrics by Shaina Taub, Choreography by Lorin Latarro, and directed by Oskar Eustis and Kwame Kwei-Armah, opened just last night, July 31, running through Sunday, August 19. (more...)
Review Roundup: Critics Weigh In On TWELFTH NIGHT in the ParkReview Roundup: Critics Weigh In On TWELFTH NIGHT in the Park
by Review Roundups - July 31, 2018

The Public Theater's production of Public Works' TWELFTH NIGHT, conceived by Kwame Kwei-Armah and Shaina Taub, music and lyrics by Shaina Taub, Choreography by Lorin Latarro, and directed by Oskar Eustis and Kwame Kwei-Armah, opened tonight and will run through Sunday, August 19. (more...)
Photo Flash: First Look at Nikki M. James, Shuler Hensley & More in Public Works' TWELFTH NIGHT in the Park!Photo Flash: First Look at Nikki M. James, Shuler Hensley & More in Public Works' TWELFTH NIGHT in the Park!
by BWW News Desk - July 25, 2018

The Public Theater's production of Public Works' TWELFTH NIGHT, conceived by Kwame Kwei-Armah and Shaina Taub, music and lyrics by Shaina Taub, Choreography by Lorin Latarro, and directed by Oskar Eustis and Kwame Kwei-Armah, is set to open on Tuesday, July 31, running through Sunday, August 19. (more...)
Shuler Hensley, Andrew Kober, and More Complete Cast of The Public's TWELFTH NIGHTShuler Hensley, Andrew Kober, and More Complete Cast of The Public's TWELFTH NIGHT
by BWW News Desk - July 10, 2018

The Public Theater has announced complete casting for the Shakespeare in the Park production of TWELFTH NIGHT. (more...)
BWW Exclusive: Exploring the Best of New York's Free, Outdoor Summer ShakespeareBWW Exclusive: Exploring the Best of New York's Free, Outdoor Summer Shakespeare
by Jose Solís - June 30, 2018

Waiting in line under the sun in hopes of landing a theatre ticket is no one's idea of fun, but for over 60 years people have been doing just that as they lounge in Central Park hoping to see performers like Anne Hathaway, Audra McDonald or Meryl Streep in one of the Public Theatre's Shakespeare in the Park productions. This year, they've recently closed Othello, directed by Ruben Santiago-Hudson, and a musical version of Twelfth Night with music and lyrics by Shaina Taub will play the Delacorte from July 17 to August 19. (more...)
Photo Coverage: On the Opening Night Red Carpet for Public Theater's OTHELLO at Shakespeare in the Park!Photo Coverage: On the Opening Night Red Carpet for Public Theater's OTHELLO at Shakespeare in the Park!
by Jennifer Broski - June 19, 2018

The Public Theater's Free Shakespeare in the Park production of Othello opened just last night at the Delacorte Theater in Central Park through Sunday, June 24.  (more...)
Review Roundup: What Did the Critics Think of Shakespeare in the Park's OTHELLO?Review Roundup: What Did the Critics Think of Shakespeare in the Park's OTHELLO?
by Review Roundups - June 19, 2018

Othello officially opened as part of the Public Theatre's free Shakespeare in the Park program, last night, June 18. Let's see what the critics are saying... (more...)
BWW Review: Chukwudi Iwuji and Corey Stoll Give Memorable Turns in Director Ruben Santiago-Hudson's OTHELLOBWW Review: Chukwudi Iwuji and Corey Stoll Give Memorable Turns in Director Ruben Santiago-Hudson's OTHELLO
by Michael Dale - June 19, 2018

From the very beginning, one of the most important tenants of Joseph Papp's vision of free Shakespeare in Central Park has been the insistence the company of actors audiences see on stage will always reflect the extraordinary and powerful cultural diversity of New York City. (more...)
BWW TV: Watch Highlights of Chukwudi Iwuji, Corey Stoll & More in OTHELLO at Shakespeare in the Park!BWW TV: Watch Highlights of Chukwudi Iwuji, Corey Stoll & More in OTHELLO at Shakespeare in the Park!
by BroadwayWorld TV - June 14, 2018

The Public Theater's Free Shakespeare in the Park production of OTHELLO is currently running at the Delacorte Theater in Central Park through Sunday, June 24. Get a first look at the production below! (more...)
OTHELLO, TWELFTH NIGHT Announced for Shakespeare in the Park 2018 SeasonOTHELLO, TWELFTH NIGHT Announced for Shakespeare in the Park 2018 Season
by BWW News Desk - January 22, 2018

The Public Theater (Artistic Director, Oskar Eustis; Executive Director, Patrick Willingham) announced the line-up today for the 2018 Free Shakespeare in the Park season, continuing a 56-year tradition of free theater in Central Park. (more...)

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