Tickets to Free Shakespeare in the Park are distributed by random mobile lottery beginning at 12:00PM (noon) on the TodayTix app each day that there is a public performance at the Delacorte Theater in Central Park.
Performance days will vary from week to week, so be sure to check the performance calendar.
TO ENTER THE MOBILE LOTTERY:
1) Download the TodayTix app, open it and select Free Shakespeare in the Park. Mobile entries require iOS 7.0 or later on iPhone, iPad, and iPad Touch; or Android 2.3 or later on Android and Kindle devices.
2) Enter the lottery for two free tickets.**
On the confirmation screen, you may double or triple your odds by sharing your entry via Facebook and Twitter.
Step 3: See If You Won
Make sure your name and e-mail address are correct and that TodayTix push notifications are turned on, so you can receive confirmation of lottery status. You will be notified if you've won between noon and 2:15pm on the day of the show. You must confirm your winning tickets in the TodayTix app within 45 minutes of being notified. Winners may begin to pick up their tickets at 5:00 pm at the Delacorte Theater Box Office, tickets that are not claimed by 7:30pm will be forfeited to the standby line.
You can enter the lottery between 12:00AM and 12:00PM (noon) on the day of each public performance. Each winner will get two (2) tickets to that night’s performance.
Entrants can also enter via mail by mailing an envelope with name, email, phone number, zip code (for 2 tickets per winner), and desired performance to TodayTix 64 Wooster Street, 2nd Floor New York, NY 10012. Mailed entries must be received 24 hours prior to desired performance.
Entries for Accessible (ADA) seating can also be received via email at ADAshakespeareinthepark2016@todaytix.com. Entrants must include name, email, phone, and zip code (for 2 tickets per winner). Emails can only be received during the lottery entry period between 12:00am and 12:00pm for that evening’s performance. Duplicate entries and entries made via both TodayTix app and email will be voided.
Entries can also be received via email at email@example.com. Entrants must include name, email, phone, and zip code (for 2 tickets per winner). Emails can only be received during the lottery entry period between 12:00am and 12:00pm for that evening’s performance. Duplicate entries and entries made via both TodayTix app and email will be voided.
**No purchase necessary. Mobile app winners who do not confirm their tickets in the app within 45 minutes of being notified forfeit their tickets. Tickets for all winners must be picked up by 7:30pm at the Delacorte Box Office. Unclaimed tickets will be released to the standby line at that time.. Any purchase will not enhance chances of winning. Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received. Lottery tickets may be transferred during the enter to win process but have no retail value, and are not redeemable for cash. Void where prohibited. Entrants agree to these Official Rules and the decisions of The Public Theater and TodayTix, which are final and binding in all matters relating to this lottery.