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July 06 2018

If Music Be The Food of Love, Play On!

In 1954 legendary theater director and producer Joseph Papp decided the greatest city in the world deserved a summer series devoted to the work of the world’s greatest playwright. What began as a collection of workshops has now grown into Shakespeare in the Park, a massive seasonal production that stages two shows each summer at the Delacorte Theater, an open-air performance venue in Central Park that seats up to 1800. The first play to go up at the Delacorte was … Read More

June 05 2018

From the Street to the Stage New York Celebrates Pride

As one of the cultural capitals of the world, New York City often finds itself at the forefront of historic global change. In June of 1969, the Stonewall Riots of Greenwich Village marked one such pivotal moment, from which the modern LGBT rights movement was born. On June 24, our great city will welcome hundreds of thousands of revelers to its 49th annual Pride Parade, which promises to be the most spectacular yet. If you’ll be joining us for the … Read More

May 11 2018

The Washington Square Park Outdoor Art Exhibit

Spring flourishes all across the city, and there’s no shortage of outdoor activities and festivals to fill your warm, sunny days. From Saturday, May 26, through Monday, May 28, folks from around the city and the world will venture down to Washington Square Park to enjoy the annual Outdoor Art Exhibit. Hundred of artists, some fresh-faced NYU undergrads, others seasoned men and women who are old enough to recall when a young Willem de Kooning set up his easel beneath … Read More