You cannot enter Shakespeare in the Park at the Delacorte Theater? Here is a comprehensive guide for the free theater can be found outdoors in New York City.
Every summer the city parks and other public spaces come alive with open-air theater, and especially with the works of William Shakespeare comedies, sparkling devastating tragedies, works of history and lovely sweeping romances. Of course, the biggest producer of free outdoor theater is the Public at the Delacorte Theater, where Shakespeare in the Park productions presents first class.
But maybe you do not have all day to wait in line for a ticket to Shakespeare in the Park. Do not worry! With less of a time commitment, you can enjoy outdoor theater outdoor-most work by the Bard, but also in the city a few others elsewhere: in Washington Square Park on Roosevelt Island, even in a city park on the Lower East Side. So find a game you want to see, pack snacks and juice (or something stronger) and give it a shot. The productions are not as polished as the public, but you may be surprised by the magic that can come from wonderful words, a company of enthusiastic actors and a gentle summer breeze.