The Public Theater continues its 2019 free Shakespeare in the Park season with Coriolanus, directed by Tony Award winner Daniel Sullivan.

Shakespeare's war-torn tragedy was previously staged at the Delacorte Theater in 1965 and 1979.

Tickets are distributed for free on a first come, first served basis in Central Park on the morning of each performance.

(Photos by Joan Marcus)

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Running time: 
2hrs 45mins (including 1 intermission)
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About Coriolanus:

Shakespeare in the Park presents Coriolanus, the Bard’s blistering drama about a general voted into power by a populace hungry for change, and the unraveling that follows. Tony Award winner Daniel Sullivan directs a modern-day version of this riveting epic of democracy and demagoguery.

William Shakespeare
Public Theater / Shakespeare in the Park
Daniel Sullivan
Japhy Weideman
Jessica Paz
Beowulf Boritt
Kaye Voyce
Cast list:
Teagle F. Bougere (as Menenius Agrippa), Kate Burton (as Volumnia), Jonathan Cake (as Caius Martius Coriolanus), Louis Cancelmi (as Tullus Aufidius), Christopher Ghaffari (as Titus Lartius), Enid Graham (as Junius Brutus), Emeka Guindo (as Young Martius), Jonathan Hadary (as Sicinius Velutus), Thomas Kopache (as First Senator), Max Gordon Moore (as First Citizen), Tom Nelis (as Cominius), Nneka Okafor (as Virgilia), and Amelia Workman (as Valeria), with Gregory Connors, Darryl Gene Daughtry, Jr., Biko Eisen-Martin, Bree Elrod, Christopher Ryan Grant, Suzannah Herschkowitz, Tyler La Marr, L’Oreál Lampley, Jack LeGoff, Louis Reyes McWilliams, Maria Mukuka, Sebastian Roy, and Ali Skamangas
Other info:
Music Composition by Dan Moses Schreier and Fight Direction by Steve Rankin
Coriolanus Performance Dates & Times
Previews from: 
July 16, 2019
Opening date: 
August 5, 2019
August 11, 2019

Performance schedules for all shows are subject to change.

Delacorte Theater

81 Central Park West, New York, NY 10023
Nearest subway station:
81st Street - Museum of Natural History Station

Latest Coriolanus News & Features

Jonathan Cake
Jonathan Cake to lead Shakespeare in the Park cast of Coriolanus
May 29, 2019

The Public Theater has revealed complete casting for the upcoming, previously announced Shakespeare in the Park production of the war-torn tragedy Coriolanus, directed by Tony Award winner Daniel Sullivan, which is scheduled to run at the Delacorte Theater in Central Park from July 16 through August 11, 2019, with an official opening set for August 5.

Our Coriolanus Review

What kind of mothering raises the best servant to the people? Is it conditional or unconditional? This year’s Public Theater presentation of Shakespeare in the Park delivers an examination of mothering for political success in Coriolanus at the Delacorte Theater in Central Park, directed by Daniel Sullivan.