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New York - Shakespeare in Central Park (GAME IN TEST MODE)

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!
Free
No booking needed. Just download the app, add it to your quests and start playing.

Places you will visit

12

It will take you

75-105 mins

You will walk

1320 steps

Total distance

1 km

Highlights

  • - 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.

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Storyline

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. 

Game route

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Starting point SE Corner of Central Park West and 85th Street
W 85th and Central Park West

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Jane

Apr 2022

Ellen

Feb 2022
Fun and full of interesting facts, literary and otherwise, about a beloved little area of Central Park. Great date app.

Daniel Bloch

Feb 2022
Romantic scenery and also a great family adventure!

Patricia Ensworth

Feb 2022
Picturesque walk, interesting sights, relevant and entertaining information!

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Ellen
3070 XP
Daniel Bloch
2780 XP
Irene
2200 XP

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  • Role-play

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