Theatre Under the Stars, Part Two: A Guide to Outdoor Productions in New York
07 Aug 2013
The weather is cooling off (a little), and back to school specials are already being advertised, but summer isn't over yet. A few weeks of warm weather remain, and so do some golden opportunities to see theatre while enjoying the sun or starshine.
Whether theatregoers are in the mood for some swashbuckling swordfights from the 17th centry or real-life unsolved murders from 1975, these shows can be enjoyed al fresco throughout August.
Click through to see Part Two of Playbill.com's roundup of outdoor theatre in New York.
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.