Delacorte Theater

Row 1

Central Park (at 79th St)
New York, NY 10028
(212) 539-8750

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  • If you've waited in line and not hated Saxophone Guy, you've not waited in line.
  • go and see a free show. go to and get in "virtual Line"
  • The summertime home of the Public Theater and a glorious outdoor stage for all their Shakespeare in the Park productions. Tickets are free, if youre lucky enough to get em.
  • Mid-week, try walking up a few minutes before performance time to see Shakespeare in the Park. In this case, you get an insane amount more than what you pay for.
  • FREE Shakespeare in the Park! If you are in the standby line by 5pm you will have no trouble getting a ticket! Bring a picnic and enjoy the park while you wait!
  • Got there at 7 am this morning and got great seats
  • Pizza places deliver to the line.
  • During the summer, hit the ticket line early to score free tickets for Shakespeare in the Park. Or hangout w/ the hungry locals. -
  • Follow the line of people and you will find a Mobile Phone Charger! Email me if you want more info
  • "No photography allowed" so snap a quick, no flash photo before you settle in. Hit the bathroom before the show as its looked down upon to get up during.
  • Operators on Craigslist will wait in line for your tickets. Going rate seems to be $100/pair.
  • Fun fact: You can't take photos because the set is copyrighted.
  • Visit Public Fare for the chocolate gelato.
  • Score free tickets to Shakespeare in the Park via online lottery, in-person at the park, or at various locations throughout NYC.
  • Bring lawn chairs-arrive early for tix. Sneak in a bottle of wine.
  • Skip the line and guarantee your seats: get a 3-show pass to The Public, then buy tax-deductible tickets for the nights you want
  • Sleep in the park, get free tickets, and enjoy Shakespeare in the Park!
  • The last date of "A Midsummer Night's Dream" is Sunday, August 13, 2017.
  • JULIUS CAESAR was brilliant!
  • If you want to line up for free tickets for #shakespeareinthepark , arrive as early as you can. Central Park opens at 6AM, and the line gets VERY LONG.