As You Like It
Municipal Parking Lot, Ludlow and Broome Sts.
Staged in a LES parking lot, The Drilling CompaNY transports Shakespeare’s gender-bending comedy to post-war America with a Forest of Arden peopled by beatniks and hippies.
• Thu-Sat, 8pm (through Aug 12)
The Comedy of Errors
The Pool at Central Park, Central Park West, at 101 St.; 212-310-6600
Under Stephen Burdman’s direction, the audience members (as well as the actors) are kept on their toes as they navigate from one grassy slope of The Pool to another.
• Thu-Sun, 7pm (through Aug 27)
Romeo and Juliet
Riverbank State Park, 679 Riverside Dr., at 140th St.; 212-694-3600
Alexa Kelly’s boldly conceived adaptation of the famous tragedy puts the servants in basketball jerseys and substitutes dance-offs for duels.
• Thu-Sun, 8pm (through Aug 27)
Should the weather drive you indoors, Shawn Northrip’s heavy metal/punk rock version of Titus Andronicus finds actor Peter Schuyler tapping into his inner-Henry Rollins for the title character.
• Thu, 10pm (through Aug 24)