LawnChair Theatre

Contemporary Shakespeare in Westchester's parks.

Jul
18
6:30 PM18:30

First Ado. Village Green, Rye

“I do love nothing in the world so much as you. Is not that strange?"  Act IV, scene I

Our preparations are finished.

It’s opening night. There’s no place the LawnChair Theatre company would rather be than right here. Please come join us.

While admission is free to all, we suggest a donation of $20 for adults and $10 for students and seniors. Additional contributions will be graciously accepted.

We're grateful to our sponsor, the Rye Free Reading Room.

Link to rain venue: Christ Church, 2 Rectory St. Rye NY 10580

 

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Jul
19
6:30 PM18:30

Second Much Ado. Recreation Field, Chappaqua.

“I was born to speak all mirth and no matter.”   Act II, Scene I.

This Friday night, you'll find us at the Recreation Field adjacent to the New Castle Town Hall in Chappaqua. Bring a chair or blanket and a picnic for a magical evening. There’s plenty of parking across the street.

(Lawnchairs not included)

This performance is graciously sponsored the Town of New Castle.  Thanks to the town, there is no suggested donation for this show, but additional contributions will not be refused.

Link to rain venue: Chappaqua Performing Arts Center, 480 Bedford Rd, Chappaqua, NY 10514

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Jul
20
6:30 PM18:30

Third Much Ado. Pine Ridge Park, Rye Brook

“For man is a giddy thing, and this is my conclusion.” .” Act V, Scene IV

LawnChair returns to Pine Brook Park in Rye Brook. Come spend Saturday night in the somewhat giddy company of our cast and crew.

Tonight's performance is sponsored by the Village of Rye Brook.

Bring Lawn Chairs, blankets, picnic goodies.  

We suggest a donation of $20 for adults and $10 for students and seniors.  Additional contributions will be graciously accepted.

Link to rain venue: Posillipo Center of Rye Brook, 32 Garibaldi Place, Rye Brook, NY


 

 

 

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Jul
21
6:30 PM18:30

Fourth Much Ado (About A Whole Lot.) Hudson Park, New Rochelle.

“I love you with so much of my heart that none is left to protest."  Act IV Scene I

As our first weekend comes to a close, we invite you to join us at this beautiful park in New Rochelle, overlooking the waters of the Long Island Sound.

This evening's performance is sponsored by the New Rochelle Council on the Arts.

Bring lawn chairs, blankets, and enjoy one of Shakespeare’s finest.

Tonight’s donations have been paid for by the Arts Council in advance, but additional contributions will be graciously accepted.

Link to rain venue: Trinity St. Paul’s Episcopal, 311 Huguenot St. New Rochelle

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Jul
25
6:30 PM18:30

Fifth Much Ado. Crawford Park, Rye Brook

“There was a star danced, and under that was I born.” Act II, Scene I

Crawford Park was closed last year for renovations. This summer, we return to one of our favorite venues.

Tonight's performance is sponsored by Taqueria Picardia of Port Chester

Although, as always, the only cost of the performance is that you bring chairs and blankets, we appreciate donations. We suggest $10 for students and seniors, and $20 for adults.

If it rains, we will perform inside the Crawford Mansion.

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Jul
26
6:30 PM18:30

Sixth Much Ado. Rye Town Park, Rye

“How much better to weep at joy than to joy at weeping!”  Act I, Scene I

There is something truly beautiful about seeing Shakespeare on the beautiful green, overlooking the water. Please join us.

We are grateful to our sponsors for this show, Atria Senior Living of Rye Brook, and Westchester Bank

As always, the performance is free, but we suggest a $20 donation for adults, and a $10 donation for seniors and students. Stop at our kiosk outside the gate for a parking code for our attendees.

Link to rain venue: The Osborn 101 Theall Road, Rye NY 10580

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Jul
27
6:30 PM18:30

No more Ado. Rye Town Park

“I am gone, though I am here… Nay, I pray you let me go.” Act IV, Scene I

Closing night at the beach.  We love making theatre in our community and sharing it with ours, but it's time to pack it up, and return the truck.

Please join us at beautiful Rye Town Park for our closing performance.  

Our sponsors for this performance are  Atria Senior Living of Rye Brook, and Westchester Bank

As always, the show is free, but we suggest a $20 donation for adults, and a $10 donation for seniors and students. Stop at our kiosk outside the gate for a parking code for our attendees.

Link to rain venue: The Osborn, 101 Theall Rd Rye NY 10580

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