ABOUT BRYANT PARK SHAKESPEARE
FOR CURRENT SEASON
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ABOUT THE VENUE
Productions are staged on the upper terrace of Bryant Park, which is located behind the New York Public Library in midtown Manhattan, between 40th and 42nd Streets & Fifth and Sixth Avenues.
Subways: Take the B, D, F, or M to 42nd Street/Bryant Park; 7 to 5th Avenue. MAP
Bryant Park Corporation (BPC), a private not-for-profit company, was founded in 1980 to renovate, finance and operate Bryant Park, one of the busiest public spaces in the world, without government or philanthropic funding. In addition to providing security and sanitation services, and tending the lawn and seasonal gardens, BPC creates amenities and activities in Bryant Park for over 6 million visitors each year. BPC's website, www.bryantpark.org, has more detailed information plus a complete schedule of upcoming free events, activities, and programs. BPC invites New Yorkers and visitors to Midtown Manhattan to experience live theatrical productions of Shakespeare plays, as well as the NYC summer traditions of HBO/Bryant Park Summer Film Festival and Broadway in Bryant Park.
Patrons of Bryant Park are subject to the rules of the New York City Department of Parks and Recreation.
All productions are presented by Bryant Park Shakespeare and produced by The Drilling Company (Hamilton Clancy, Artistic Director), producer of Shakespeare in the Parking Lot.
Info on Bryant Park events: www.bryantpark.org, @bryantparknyc and #bpshakespeare.
Productions of The Drilling Company are supported in part this season by a grant from the Brad and Melissa Coolidge Foundation. Supporters also include the Department for Cultural Affairs and the the New York State Council on the Arts.
PHOTOS AND WRITEUPS OF PAST SEASONS IN BRYANT PARK