Bryant Park Shakespeare

Thursday, April 23, 2015

Celebrate William Shakespeare's 451st birthday with performances, activities, and more.

Presented by The Drilling Company.

12:30 - 1:00pm
Wonderful Words
Throughout Bryant Park
Some of Shakespeare's greatest speeches, scenes, sonnets, lines, and more are performed by Drilling Company actors.

1:00 - 1:30pm
Thicket & Thistle
Fountain Terrace
Original music interweaving the sonnets of Shakespeare from this NYC-based folk band.

1:30 - 2:00pm
Shakespeare Speech
Fountain Terrace
Read a favorite speech from a Shakespeare play and win a Birthday Bash T-shirt.

2:00 - 2:30pm
Boosting the Banner
Fountain Terrace
Shakespeare Birthday Bash Banners are raised for all to enjoy.

Add a favorite Shakespeare quotation to the Birthday Banner at any time during the event on the Fountain Terrace.

Shakespeare is for everyone!

 
Friday, May 15, 2015

Bryant Park Shakespeare returns with three productions presented by The Drilling Company: The Two Gentlemen of Verona in May, Romeo and Juliet in July, and The Taming of the Shrew in September.

 
Saturday, May 16, 2015

Bryant Park Shakespeare returns with three productions presented by The Drilling Company: The Two Gentlemen of Verona in May, Romeo and Juliet in July, and The Taming of the Shrew in September.

 
Sunday, May 17, 2015

Bryant Park Shakespeare returns with three productions presented by The Drilling Company: The Two Gentlemen of Verona in May, Romeo and Juliet in July, and The Taming of the Shrew in September.

 
Friday, May 22, 2015

Bryant Park Shakespeare returns with three productions presented by The Drilling Company: The Two Gentlemen of Verona in May, Romeo and Juliet in July, and The Taming of the Shrew in September.

 
Saturday, May 23, 2015

Bryant Park Shakespeare returns with three productions presented by The Drilling Company: The Two Gentlemen of Verona in May, Romeo and Juliet in July, and The Taming of the Shrew in September.

 
Sunday, May 24, 2015

Bryant Park Shakespeare returns with three productions presented by The Drilling Company: The Two Gentlemen of Verona in May, Romeo and Juliet in July, and The Taming of the Shrew in September.

 
Friday, May 29, 2015

Bryant Park Shakespeare returns with three productions presented by The Drilling Company: The Two Gentlemen of Verona in May, Romeo and Juliet in July, and The Taming of the Shrew in September.

 
Saturday, May 30, 2015

Bryant Park Shakespeare returns with three productions presented by The Drilling Company: The Two Gentlemen of Verona in May, Romeo and Juliet in July, and The Taming of the Shrew in September.

 
Sunday, May 31, 2015

Bryant Park Shakespeare returns with three productions presented by The Drilling Company: The Two Gentlemen of Verona in May, Romeo and Juliet in July, and The Taming of the Shrew in September.

 
Friday, July 17, 2015

Bryant Park Shakespeare returns with three productions presented by The Drilling Company: The Two Gentlemen of Verona in May, Romeo and Juliet in July, and The Taming of the Shrew in September.

 
Saturday, July 18, 2015

Bryant Park Shakespeare returns with three productions presented by The Drilling Company: The Two Gentlemen of Verona in May, Romeo and Juliet in July, and The Taming of the Shrew in September.

 
Sunday, July 19, 2015

Bryant Park Shakespeare returns with three productions presented by The Drilling Company: The Two Gentlemen of Verona in May, Romeo and Juliet in July, and The Taming of the Shrew in September.

 
Friday, July 24, 2015

Bryant Park Shakespeare returns with three productions presented by The Drilling Company: The Two Gentlemen of Verona in May, Romeo and Juliet in July, and The Taming of the Shrew in September.

 
Saturday, July 25, 2015

Bryant Park Shakespeare returns with three productions presented by The Drilling Company: The Two Gentlemen of Verona in May, Romeo and Juliet in July, and The Taming of the Shrew in September.

 
Sunday, July 26, 2015

Bryant Park Shakespeare returns with three productions presented by The Drilling Company: The Two Gentlemen of Verona in May, Romeo and Juliet in July, and The Taming of the Shrew in September.

 
Friday, July 31, 2015

Bryant Park Shakespeare returns with three productions presented by The Drilling Company: The Two Gentlemen of Verona in May, Romeo and Juliet in July, and The Taming of the Shrew in September.

 
Saturday, August 1, 2015

Bryant Park Shakespeare returns with three productions presented by The Drilling Company: The Two Gentlemen of Verona in May, Romeo and Juliet in July, and The Taming of the Shrew in September.

 
Sunday, August 2, 2015

Bryant Park Shakespeare returns with three productions presented by The Drilling Company: The Two Gentlemen of Verona in May, Romeo and Juliet in July, and The Taming of the Shrew in September.

 
Friday, September 4, 2015

Bryant Park Shakespeare returns with three productions presented by The Drilling Company: The Two Gentlemen of Verona in May, Romeo and Juliet in July, and The Taming of the Shrew in September.

 
Saturday, September 5, 2015

Bryant Park Shakespeare returns with three productions presented by The Drilling Company: The Two Gentlemen of Verona in May, Romeo and Juliet in July, and The Taming of the Shrew in September.

 
Sunday, September 6, 2015

Bryant Park Shakespeare returns with three productions presented by The Drilling Company: The Two Gentlemen of Verona in May, Romeo and Juliet in July, and The Taming of the Shrew in September.

 
Friday, September 11, 2015

Bryant Park Shakespeare returns with three productions presented by The Drilling Company: The Two Gentlemen of Verona in May, Romeo and Juliet in July, and The Taming of the Shrew in September.

 
Saturday, September 12, 2015

Bryant Park Shakespeare returns with three productions presented by The Drilling Company: The Two Gentlemen of Verona in May, Romeo and Juliet in July, and The Taming of the Shrew in September.

 
Sunday, September 13, 2015

Bryant Park Shakespeare returns with three productions presented by The Drilling Company: The Two Gentlemen of Verona in May, Romeo and Juliet in July, and The Taming of the Shrew in September.

 
Friday, September 18, 2015

Bryant Park Shakespeare returns with three productions presented by The Drilling Company: The Two Gentlemen of Verona in May, Romeo and Juliet in July, and The Taming of the Shrew in September.

 
Saturday, September 19, 2015

Bryant Park Shakespeare returns with three productions presented by The Drilling Company: The Two Gentlemen of Verona in May, Romeo and Juliet in July, and The Taming of the Shrew in September.

 
Sunday, September 20, 2015

Bryant Park Shakespeare returns with three productions presented by The Drilling Company: The Two Gentlemen of Verona in May, Romeo and Juliet in July, and The Taming of the Shrew in September.

 

Irreverent and critically acclaimed The Drilling Company presents three plays by William Shakespeare for the park's 2nd annual series of theater under the stars.

May 15 - 31 | July 10 - 26 | Sept 4 - 20
6:30pm on Fridays and Saturdays, and 2pm on Sundays

The Two Gentlemen of Verona

Presented by The Drilling Company, directed by Hamilton Clancy

May 15 - May 31
Upper Terrace
The delightful classic comedy about being in love with love, a rivalry between 2 friends set in NYC Little Italy restaurants.

Romeo and Juliet

Presented by The Drilling Company, directed by Dave Marantz

July 10 - July 26
Bryant Park Stage
Will star-crossed lovers' plans for happiness be destroyed by renewed violence between their powerful families?

The Taming of the Shrew

Presented by The Drilling Company, directed by Alessandro Colla

September 4 - September 20
Upper Terrace
A strong-willed, wild and perverse couple is hell-bent on confusing and outwitting each other in this screwball comedy.

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