|Glenn Close is the voice of the giant in the park production.|
Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine’s beloved musical is the second show of The Public’s 50th Anniversary season at the Delacorte Theater in Central Park and will run for five weeks through Saturday, Aug. 25.
Timothy Sheader directs with co-direction by Liam Steel.
The production will featureAmy Adams (Baker’s Wife); Jack Broderick (Narrator); Glenn Close (The Voice of the Giant); Gideon Glick (Jack);Cooper Grodin (Rapunzel’s Prince); Ellen Harvey (Cinderella’s Stepmother);Ivan Hernandez (Cinderella’s Prince, Wolf); Tina Johnson (Red Ridinghood’s Granny);Josh Lamon (Steward); Bethany Moore (Florinda); Jessie Mueller(Cinderella); Donna Murphy (The Witch); Denis O’Hare (The Baker);Jennifer Rias (Lucinda); Laura Shoop (Cinderella’s Mother); Tess Soltau (Rapunzel); Sarah Stiles (Little Red Ridinghood);Kristine Zbornik (Jack’s Mother); and Chip Zien (Mysterious Man). The non-Equity ensemble featuresVictoria Cook, Johnny Newcomb, Noah Radcliffe, and Eric R. Williams.
Tickets to Shakespeare in the Park are FREE and are distributed, two per person, at the Delacorte Theater in Central Park the day of the show. The Public Theater will again offer free tickets through a Virtual Ticketing lottery at www.shakespeareinthepark.org on the day of the show. All performances are at 8 pm.
In addition to the ticket line at the Delacorte Theater and Virtual Ticketing online, a limited number of vouchers for specific performances will be distributed, while supplies last, at locations throughout NewYork’s five boroughs. Each person in line is allowed two vouchers and each voucher is good for one ticket for that evening’s performance. Vouchers must be exchanged for tickets at the Delacorte Theater Box Office that day from 4 to 7:30 pm. Vouchers will be distributed, while supplies last, on Wednesday, July 25 in Manhattan at El Museo del Barrio (1230 5th Avenue); Friday, July 27 in Queens at The Jamaica Center for Arts and Learning (16104 Jamaica Avenue);Saturday, July 28 in The Bronx at Lehman Stages at Lehman College (250 Bedford Park Boulevard West);Monday, July 30 in Brooklyn at Mark Morris dance Group in collaboration with 651 Arts Center (3 Lafayette Street);Tuesday, July 31 in Staten Island at the Snug Harbor Cultural Center (100 Richmond Terrace).
The Delacorte Theater in Central Park is accessible by entering at 81st Street and Central Park West or at 79th Street and Fifth Avenue.