Theatre Under the Stars, Part Two: A Guide to Outdoor Productions in New York

By Carey Purcell
07 Aug 2013

 Shakespeare in the Park

Founded by Joe Papp in 1962, Shakespeare in the Park has long been a tradition of theatregoers, with more than five million people attending the performances. The original musical adaptation of Love’s Labour’s Lost, with music and lyrics by Michael Friedman and a book by Alex Timbers, will be performed through Aug. 18.

Performances are held at the Delacorte Theater (accessible by entering at 81st Street and Central Park West, or 79th Street and Fifth Avenue). Tickets are distributed two per person at noon every day. Additionally, a virtual lottery can be entered online at

Click here to read our survival guide to waiting in line for Shakespeare in the Park.