Summertime in New York means only one thing to avid theatergoers, Shakespeare in The Park. The Joseph Papp Public Theater/New York Shakespeare Festival, George C. Wolfe, Producer, kicks off its 45th season of free theater in Central Park with The Winter's Tale. Shakespeare's romantic, magical play, deals with loss and recovery. Combining tragedy, comedy, and adventure, this magnificent work celebrates forgiveness and the transcendent, redemptive power of love. The cast is led by Randy Danson, Keith David, Aunjanue Ellis, and Bronson Pinchot.
Free tickets to Shakespeare in Central Park are available on the day of the performance beginning at 1 pm at the Delacorte Theater in Central Park, or from 1-3 pm at The Public Theater at 425 Lafayette Street. Each person may receive up to two tickets.