Free Shows!

All the no-cost productions playing in NYC right now.

There may be no such thing as a free lunch, but there are definitely free shows! Every summer, New York City's parks, plazas, and even parking lots host alfresco mountings of classics by Shakespeare and his ilk, as well as puppet shows and other fare for families. To see these productions, all you have to spend is your time.

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Celebrate Broadway’s biggest night with Broadway’s best fan community. We’re gathering at the SVA Theatre in Chelsea to watch the Tony Awards on their HUGE screen (in fact, it’s the biggest screen in NYC that’s not an IMAX).

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We’ll have a red carpet (so you can feel like a star yourself), a photo booth, free coloring pages (brought to you by Coloring Broadway), and more! Food and soda will also be available for cash purchase. Best of all, the event is FREE! The party starts at 6:30pm (the awards show starts at 8pm).


Also, SVA Theatre will be presenting movie musicals on their huge silver screen all day that Show-Score members are invited to attend for free! Here is the lineup:


10:30AM - A 50th Anniversary Screening of “Oliver!” (Rated G)

1:30PM - A 40th Anniversary Screening of “The Wiz” (Rated G) 

4:30PM - A 50th Anniversary Screening of “Funny Girl” (Rated G) ← shown on 35mm film!


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Tony winner Ruben Santiago-Hudson returns to Shakespeare in the Park to direct a new production of 'Othello.'

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Set amid war and palace intrigue in the 17th-century Mediterranean, this classic drama about a noble Black Venetian general whose marriage is sabotaged by theater’s most infamous villain, Iago, remains one of Shakespeare’s most relevant tragedies today.


The Drilling Company returns for their fifth summer season of free summer Shakespeare in Bryant Park with one of Shakespeare's best known comedies.

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A familiar sight – a romantic Bryant Park wedding – develops into a modern-day twist on Shakespeare’s classic comedy, full of madcap revelry and literary fantasy.


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