Shakespeare in the Park Bergen County

Black Box PAC is the team behind Bergen County's Free Shakespeare in the Park series.

Since 2018, Black Box has produced these updated and accessible performances free to the public. These performances are only possible through grants and corporate sponsorships.

We are now seeking support for our newly announced 2023 series of "Classics on the Lawn" at the Englewood Public Library!

We will present a different play for 8 Wednesdays this summer!

Please contact or 201-569-2070 for information on how you can become an individual, corporate, or nonprofit partner!

Opportunities available: Whole Series Executive Producer, Individual Show Sponsor, Advertisement Space in the Program

2023 Lineup of CLASSICS ON THE LAWN:

Wed 7/5   One-Acts by Anton Chekhov: The Bear, The Proposal, The Dangers of Tobacco, and The Reluctant Tragic Hero

Wed 7/12 Two Plays by JM Synge: In the Shadow of the Glen and The Tinkers Wedding

Wed 7/19 Much Ado About Nothing by William Shakespeare

Wed 7/26 Medea by Euripides

Wed 8/2 Mrs. Warren's Profession by George Bernard Shaw

Wed 8/9 The Hairy Ape by Eugene O'Neill

Wed 8/16 Hedda Gabler by Henrik Ibsen

Wed 8/23 The Importance of Being Earnest by Oscar Wilde

*titles subject to change

Over the years, Shakespeare in the Park Bergen County has performed at the Englewood Library, Teaneck Votee Park, Teaneck Library, Ridgewood Memorial Park, Tenafly Davis Johnson Park & Gardens, The Black Box, and Overpeck County Park.

Past Shows:

2018: Macbeth and Twelfth Night

2019: Othello and Romeo & Juliet

2020: The Tempest and Measure for Measure

2021: Hamlet and As You Like It

2022: Othello (revamped)

Please contact to bring Shakespeare to your venue / town!

Please email for Sponsorship Opportunities

Sponsors receive visibility June through September

Shakespeare in the Park is made possible by the support of: