Shakespeare in Central Park: Undercover Adventure
4.86 (7 ratings)
Shakespeare grew up surrounded by the Forest of Arden.
New Yorkers have Central Park, an 843-acre urban oasis. Shakespeare in the Park has become as New Yorkian as a bagel with cream cheese.
In this game you will hike easily up to the two highest natural points in Central Park and experience Shakespeare’s storytelling in a whole new light.
Have a nap, cross-dress, buy a house, escape a lion’s clutches and even marry. This exploration game has it all. Ready? When you’re ready, enter stage left!
Places you will visit
It will take you
You will walk
- Explore 19th century Seneca Village, the site of a middle class African American community.
- Immerse yourself in the world of Shakespeare at the Delacorte Theater, The 4-acre Shakespeare Garden, and The Richard Burton Bench.
- Savor a panoramic view of Central Park’s treetops and Turtle Pond from the Terrace of Belvedere Castle.
You are Rosalind – Shakespeare’s witty character from As You Like It. Your father, Duke Senior, has been banished from court by his brother, Duke Frederick. You remain as a companion to your cousin Celia but, suddenly, Duke Frederick grows angry with your independent spirit and exiles you as well.
You disguise herself as a young lad - Ganymede - and set out for the nearby Forest of Arden to find your father. Celia, dressed as a shepherdess and Touchstone the court jester sneak off with you.
Starting point Mariner's Gate252 Central Park West, New York, NY 10024, USA
Finish point Belvedere Castle81 Central Park West, New York, NY 10024, USA
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Discover new places
As you walk and tour around the city, you will visit new cool places.
Solve puzzles, crack riddles
You will test your wits and exploring abilities with fun challenges.
Learn fun history
Each place comes with its own bit of history that you'll discover as you walk.
Put yourself in the shoes of a famous fictional character and play out their story.