Shakespeare in the Park – 5 Ways to Get Free Tickets

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This post is about the 5 ways you can get a FREE ticket to see a Shakespeare play in Central Park, including practical information like directions to the theater and how to prepare for this most memorable evening! 

 

 


OVERVIEW

For over 50 years, every summer, on several nights a week, Shakespeare plays are performed for the public for free at the charming Delacorte Theater in Central Park. The Shakespeare in the Park program makes it possible for people to see top-notch performances of Shakespeare plays with some of the best actors and actresses of the day. 

Just a few of the superb actors who have appeared are James Earl Jones, Meryl Streep, Kevin Kline, Denzel Washington, Patrick Stewart, and Al Pacino. 

The 2018 season features Othello (May 29-June 24), followed by Twelfth Night (July 17–August 19). Click on the links to see the exact performance dates. 

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Where to Find Free Wi-Fi in New York

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This post tells you where you can find free Wi-Fi all over New York City. You may be surprised at just how many locations you can easily find free Wi-Fi that is set up by New York City for the public to use. We will also tell you where to charge your devices for free!


PARKS AND PUBLIC SPACES

You can see the entire list of NYC Parks with access to Wi-Fi by looking at the NYC Parks Wi-Fi page. Here are the better-known parks and public spaces with access to free Wi-Fi.

Lower Manhattan 

These locations are sponsored by the Downtown Alliance, an excellent resource for getting around Lower Manhattan.  These are places you may have planned to visit. The network is #DwtwnAllianceFreeWiFi 

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Bronx Zoo Discounts, Coupons and Promo Codes

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This post is about the Bronx Zoo, including what you can see there, how to get there and the cost of admission. We also list many ways you can save on ticket prices or even go for free!

 

 

Bronx Zoo Free Day

Visit on Wednesdays when admission is “Suggested Donation Day” or pay what you wish. We have many other suggestions for free or pay-what-you-wish days at other popular NYC museums and attractions (click here).

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Which New York Helicopter Tour is Best?

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This post provides an overview of the various helicopter tours in New York City, including reviews and tips for the best rides as well as tips for finding discounts and analyzed which New York helicopter tour is best, cheapest and best value. 

 

 

Is a New York helicopter tour worth the cost?

There’s no denying that helicopter rides are costly. Even the most basic tour packages run well over $200 per person and usually only last 12-15 minutes (occasionally there are really great deals). Thus, for many, the price alone might mean that a helicopter tour just isn’t a feasible option. Read more »

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New York City Attraction Passes | Which One Is the Best to Buy

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This post reviews and explains the various options for NYC tourist discount passes that are available to you and to help you decide which (if any) are right for you. There is no reason to pay full price admission at NYC’s most iconic attractions, which can really start to add up!  (en español) (auf Deutsch)

 

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Best New York Skyline Views

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In this post, we list where to go for the best views of New York City, from on land and water as well as from the sky. If you want to enjoy a stunning view with a nice cocktail or beer, there are many rooftop bars with stunning views.  

 

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What to Do in April in NYC

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This post is about things to do in NYC in April, including a top 10 list as well as sections on free, family-friendly and nighttime things to do.  Our tour schedule goes into full swing in April with more than 8 tours offered every day. See our full listings of pay-what-you-wish walking tours by clicking here, and check our definitive Things to Do in NYC  guide. 

 

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One World Observatory Tickets and Tours

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This post is about the Freedom Tower observatory in NYC, how to plan your visit, get tickets, discounts as well as tours.  You can purchase your skip-the-line tickets now.

 

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The Ferry to the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island

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This post will show you how to get to the Statue of Liberty, how to choose a ticket type, how to get pedestal and crown access as well as guided tours of Liberty and Ellis Island.  Tickets are included for free with the purchase of most tourist discount passes.

 

 

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Tours of the United Nations Building in New York

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This post has all the information needed to take a tour of the United Nations Headquarters, including tips on how to get there, tickets and on nearby sights.

 

 

GUIDED TOURS OF THE U.N.

Their guided tours are a great way to learn more about the organization and its contributions to the world order.

Tours are offered Monday-Friday, between 9:30 am and 4:45 pm and last between 45 minutes and an hour. There are NO WEEKEND TOURS. The Visitors Center is open on the weekends, but you will not be able to see any other areas of the building.
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