The Battle of Central Park

by Andrew Massey

directed by JAMIE WATKINS

Robert Moses, played by Jon Huggins prepare to battle Joseph Papp over the right to produce free Shakespeare in Central Park. Photo Credit: Steven Pisano 

THE BATTLE OF CENTRAL PARK tells the fascinating story of two iconic and divisive men, Robert Moses and Joseph Papp’s tense legal battle regarding whether Mr. Papp would be allowed to produce Shakespeare’s plays for free admission in Central Park. Weaving primary sources with original text and music brought to life on the stage in this movement-rich production, THE BATTLE OF CENTRAL PARK explores the contradictory and captivating relationship of two public figures who shared both immense stubbornness and love of New York City.

Performances: 

 3/18/2016 at 9:30pm
 3/19/2016 at 9:30pm
 3/25/2016 at 7:00pm
 3/26/2016 at 7:00pm
 4/1/2016 at 7:00pm
 4/2/2016 at 7:00pm
 4/3/2016 at 7:00pm

Theatre/Venue The Tank 

151 West 46th Street  New York

Phone Number for Reservations 2125636269 
Website for reservations http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/2503781  
Running time 1hr. 0min. 

 

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