Delacorte Theater

Theater in Central Park, New York City

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Delacorte Theater
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The theater
AddressCentral Park
New York, New York
United States
Coordinates40°46′48.36″N 73°58′7.56″W / 40.7801000°N 73.9687667°W / 40.7801000; -73.9687667Coordinates: 40°46′48.36″N 73°58′7.56″W / 40.7801000°N 73.9687667°W / 40.7801000; -73.9687667
OwnerCity of New York
OperatorPublic Theater
Opened18 June 1962[1]
Shakespeare in the Park
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The Delacorte Theater is a 1,800-seat open-air theater located in Central Park, in the borough of Manhattan in New York City. It is home to the Public Theater's free Shakespeare in the Park productions.

Over five million people have attended more than 150 free productions of Shakespeare and other classical works and musicals at the Delacorte Theater since its opening in 1962.[2]

  1. ^ Gardner, Paul (19 June 1962). "Central Park's Shakespeare Amphitheatre Dedicated". The New York Times (38132). p. 28.
  2. ^ "Public Theater - Home". Retrieved 18 March 2018.

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