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Delacorte Theater

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Address: Mid-Park at 80th Street, New York City, NY
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Sun 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Mon - Sat 10:00 am - 7:00 pm

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Tempest in the Park

Great production and some very good acting (Sam Waterston was eh ...). Seats were awesome and it felt like you were right on stage. A must if you can get tickets

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 23, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

Great production and some very good acting (Sam Waterston was eh ...). Seats were awesome and it felt like you were right on stage. A must if you can get tickets

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

Thankfully, I was the beneficiary of my friend's kindness to get these free tickets. She was in line at 6AM, and got tickets. You can get 2 per person in line. The problem was that the row that was given to her (Row X in the H section) seems to be a row recently added to accommodate more people, but... More 

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sparta, nj
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

Wonderful venue to enjoy theater and it is outdoors in the park. Was lucky enough to win two tickets in the virtual ticket lottery. Beautiful HOT evening. Delightful staging of the play. Run time: 2 hr 45 mins with 15 minute intermission. Food and drinks for sale. There is a $12 Murray's cheese plate.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

For me Shakespeare and Delacorte are perfect for each other. A must experience during the summer months - New York City's most beloved summer traditions. Tens of thousands of New York natives and visitors come to the Delacorte to enjoy free Shakespeare. Two plays are produced each summer, at least one of which is traditionally a play by Shakespeare, worth... More 

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Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

Saw lots of long queues for Shakespeare in the park at the start of our trip to New York. My husband joined the queue at 6am and I joined him at 9, tickets were handed out at midday. The play was amazing and he said it was definitely worth the wait. If you have time to queue it is a... More 

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sparta, nj
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

WOW! Loved the performance. First time to see a show there. Bought ponchos at Ricky's beforehand since forecasters were calling for rain - nary a drop. Got tickets through the virtual ticket lottery. Pick up your tickets between 5 and 7 pm - if you don't show by 7 pm the tickets are released to the standby line (about 100... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2013

I went to The Comedy of Errors and it was fabulous. Although you can line up and get tickets for free, I had limited time in New York City and got around that. Prior to leaving home in Australia, I signed up to be a summer supporter of the Public Theatre and with that I received a ticket to the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2013

A true NYC experience if you have the morning free to wait for tickets--2 per person. Here's how it works-- lines start at 6 AM!! for Noon ticket distribution. There is a special area for seniors 65+ with benches to wait, but there are only about 50-60 or so tickets a day. You MUST have an ID with your age... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2013

I love the idea of getting free tickets to see Shakespeare in the Park. It's the jumping through multiple hoops that get my back up. Let's review the options: (a) get in line before the sun is up, hang out all day and maybe you'll get a pair, (b) become part of the lottery system on the Public Theater's website,... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2013

Since I first "Lived" in NYC as a summer school student at NYU - going to WHATEVER they are doing at the Delacorte has been on the top of my to-do list for every visit. The experience will be somewhere between two extremes, both good in their own way. If the show is getting Rave reviews, seeing the show for... More 

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Additional Information about Delacorte Theater

Address: Address: Mid-Park at 80th Street, New York City, NY
Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Manhattan
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 7:00 pm

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