Delacorte Theater

Local nameDelacorte Theater
LocationManhattan, New York City, United States

The Delacorte Theater is a 1,800-seat open-air theater in Central Park, in the New York City borough of Manhattan. It is home to the Public Theater's free Shakespeare in the Park productions. As of September 2023, it has been closed for renovations that are expected to complete in spring 2025.

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.

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Opening hours

Box Office:
Daily: 2 pm - 6 pm


Free tickets are distributed at noon every day when there is a public performance.

More information and contact


Official Website

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Phone +1 212 539 8500

Address 81 Central Park West, New York City, New York 10024, USA

Coordinates 40°46'48.98" N -73°58'7.729" E

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