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Delacorte Theater

81 Central Park West, New York City, NY 10023
+1 212-539-8500
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81 Central Park West, New York City, NY 10023
+1 212-539-8500
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Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

Waiting on line for tickets to see free Shakespeare in the park is oddly satisfying. At first, if you decide to schlep up to the entrance of the park at the crack of dawn, you may mumble to yourself and question your sanity. Once there...More

Thank Mary M
Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

The Central Park theater that Shakespeare plays are out on as well as others. It seats about 1800. And is a delightful get. Shows are free but you need to get tux early. A real ny happening

Thank Allan S
Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

First Julius Caesar and now midsummer night. Both fun. Public theater does a great job in producing Shakespeare and bringing a 21st century view to a 16th play. The sets in both were also excellent

Thank Marilyn A
Reviewed 25 July 2017 via mobile

This theater is inside Central Park. Nearest subway is 81st Natural Museum Train B &C. I watch "Midnight Summer Dream". Have to wait for the ticket in the afternoon, i arrived there at 11 am, and line wasnt that long (maybe because a bit rain...More

1  Thank Anggie P
Reviewed 6 June 2017

We saw Julius Caesar at the Delacorte Theater recently, and really enjoyed the performance. We've been seated in several different locations during our various visits, and all seats have had very good lines of sight and very good acoustics. There is something very special about...More

Thank robcurtross
Reviewed 30 May 2017

I got tickets from TodayTix over the weekend and the play was wonderful. A bit of a modern twist but the play is timeless. First time at Shakespeare in the park and a great experience.

Thank Cassysj
Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

I used the TodayTix app and scored two tickets in the lottery so I didn't have to wait in line to get seats! Highly recommend you check this out. Such an amazing night!

Thank Cyrus S
Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

Shakespeare in the Park is really very well done. Spectacles are interestingly arranged and actors' play is great. If you add to it the fact that it all takes place in the Park's amphitheatre, you obtain a perfect combination.

Thank kaytheckl
Reviewed 9 August 2016

Love the theater in the park. Great performance. Show has lots of stage fighting (very complex), also guns. Just a wonderful evening. Many food and beverage options at the concession stand.

Thank b d
Reviewed 25 February 2016

One of the best features of this wonderful theater -- great when there is a show or a play with not a bad seat in the joint -- are the men's and women's restrooms nearby. The poster in the men's room shows a real sense...More

Thank robcurtross
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