New York City Events, Shakespeare in the Park

New York City Events | Shakespeare in the Park

Shakespeare in the Park is a popular New York City Event that is loved by both locals and guests at our NY Hotel.

Date: 
May 24, 2016 to June 26, 2016
Address: 
Central Park’s Delacorte Theater

Shakespeare in the Park is a hugely popular New York City Event that gives locals and visitors the chance to enjoy free performances at an outdoor theatre.

About Shakespeare in the Park:
New York City is a fabulous place to visit if you love live theatre. Broadway boasts dozens of theatres, and there is no place else in the world quite like it. While seeing a Broadway show is a must, there is something to be said for enjoying a show outdoors during a New York City summer.

This year, some of the plays on offer are The Taming of the Shrew and Troilus and Cressida. In addition to being able to enjoy these classic plays, you’ll also be treated to watching some of the best current actors perform. Past participants in this New York City Event include Meryl Streep, Al Pacino, Natalie Portman, Kevin Kline, Anne Hathaway, and many others.

Tickets to all performances are free, but there is often some competition for them. Tickets are available at the Delacorte Theater, Downtown at Astor Place, through a Mobile Ticket Lottery, and via Borough distributions. For more information about how to get tickets to Shakespeare in the Park, visit the Event’s website.

Another way to get tickets is by becoming a supporter. While the goal is to make sure that everyone has access by offering free tickets, these productions do come at a cost. Supporters help make sure that the New York City Event remains available. When you donate $200 you get a reserved seat to enjoy one of these memorable performances.

Our NY Hotel is located near this and other top Events in NYC. DoubleTree by Hilton Metropolitan sits in Midtown Manhattan, so our guests are close to all the best the City has to offer. Dining, Shopping, Attractions – it’s all within easy reach. Because our NY Hotel is within a short walk of a train station, our guests can also travel throughout the City with ease.

If you’re planning a summer visit to the City then consider attending Shakespeare in the Park. Whether you’re coming for this or another New York City Event, consider our well-appointed Manhattan Accommodations.  View our current Special Offers as you plan your stay. 

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