From Central Park to a Downtown Parking Lot: Summer Shows to See Outdoors
10 Jul 2014
New York is heating up — the summer theatre scene as well as the city itself. Playbill.com offers a collection of outdoor productions for theatregoers ready to brave the heat and enjoy seeing a show under the stars.
It seemed like summer would never come, and now that it has, who wants to spend the warm days and nights inside? Never fear; you can enjoy the warm weather and a show by seeing some — or all — of the many outdoor theatre productions that are offered in New York this summer.
Click through to find out where to watch theatre under the stars.
Holed up in a seedy motel on the edge of the Mojave Desert, two former lovers unpack the deep secrets and dark desires of their tangled relationship, passionately tearing each other apart. Led by director Daniel Aukin (Back Back Back at MTC, 4,000 Miles), Tony winner Nina Arianda (Venus in Fur at MTC, Born Yesterday) and Sam Rockwell (A Behanding in Spokane, The Way Way Back) bring an explosive intensity to Sam Shepard’s (Buried Child, True West) landmark myth of the new Wild West.