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Andrew Lamberson for The Wall Street Journal

Shakespeare in the Parking Lot opened its new season downtown this past weekend.  If you’ve never been, don’t miss your chance this summer: The parking lot (which has hosted the Bard’s greatest hits since 1995) is being redeveloped as part of an urban-renewal project next year.

Shakespeare in the Parking Lot:  2014 Season

TWELFTH NIGHT
July 10 – July 26
Shakespeare in the Parking Lot
A Drilling Company Production
Corner of Ludlow and Broome Streets (Lower East Side)

OTHELLO 
July 31 – August 16
Shakespeare in the Parking Lot
A Drilling Company Production
Corner of Ludlow and Broome Streets (Lower East Side)

Read more:  Shakespeare in the Parking Lot Is Losing Its Parking Lot

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Andrea Mohin/The New York Times

New Yorkers beat the heat with some indoor Shakespeare at the Metropolitan Opera House last week.  American Ballet Theatre presented Frederick Ashton’s “The Dream” (based on A Midsummer Night’s Dream) and Alexei Ratmansky’s “The Tempest.”

Read the NYT Article:  To Strut (and Leap) on a Stage

 

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Courtesy of The Public Theater

Don’t miss the first of two Shakespeare offerings from the Public Theater this summer.  But before you go, make sure to read these tips for surviving the line. Or try your luck on the virtual ticketing lottery.

MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING
Last Day:  Sunday, July 6
Shakespeare in the Park
A Public Theater Production
Directed by Jack O’Brien
Delacorte Theater (Central Park)

 

 

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