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Shakespeare in the Park 2013

Outdoor Event Musical Family Play - Comedy — 

Shakespeare in the Park is one of one of New York City's most beloved summer traditions. New York natives and visitors alike have been enjoying free Shakespeare in Central Park since performances began in 1954. Now 59 years after Joseph Papp first conceived the project, The Public Theater will present two of Shakespeare's plays in Central Park during the summer of 2013.

The sparkling new production of THE COMEDY OF ERRORS concerns two sets of identical twins who were separated as children and now live as master-servant pairs in rival neighboring cities. When one pair crosses the border to find the other, so begins an exquisitely enjoyable mess of mistaken identity, wrongful imprisonment, questionable flirting and general mayhem! The stage is set for a wildly fun evening of physical comedy and brilliant wordplay as this irresistible Shakespearean confection returns to Central Park for the first time in 20 years! Featuring Jesse Tyler Ferguson and Hamish Linklater

A love letter to Shakespeare in the Park
from the creators of Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson.

Romance, revelry and enchanting music ignite in this contemporary yet lovingly faithful musical adaptation of Shakespeare's comedy. The King and his best buds decide at their five-year college reunion to swear off the joys of women. But when four cute, clever girls from their past show up, they’re forced to reconsider all of that nonsense! Smart, sexy, outrageous, and irreverent, LOVE'S LABOUR'S LOST is a madcap celebration of true love and coming of age.

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Opening date
May 28, 2013

Closing date
August 18, 2013

Running Time
Approximately 1 hours and 40 minutes, including intermission.

Audience advisory
Ticket distribution for Shakespeare in the Park begins at 1PM on the day of the performance at The Delacorte Theater in Central Park. All performances begin at 8PM. The closest entrances to the Delacorte Theater are at 81st Street and Central Park West or 79th Street and Fifth Avenue. There is a limit of 2 tickets per person. Please note that there are separate ticket lines to accommodate people with disabilities and senior citizens aged 65 or older (proof of age or disability is required).

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Show Notes
All Performances FREE. In the event of rain the start of the performance may be delayed. However, the production will be performed if and when it is possible to do so. If a performance is canceled due to rain or any other reason, tickets are not valid for re-issue or exchange.
Delacorte Theater
Central Park (Bottom end of the Great Lawn & the foot of Belvedere Castle)
New York, NY 10003

  August 18, 2013 —  August 31, 2013

By subway
6 to 77th Street; B or C to 81st Street; 1 to 59th Street, switch to B or C, to 81st Street.