Rumsey Playfield

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Rumsey Playfield
Location Central Park, New York City
Coordinates 40°46′21.15″N 73°58′13.32″W / 40.7725417°N 73.9703667°W / 40.7725417; -73.9703667Coordinates: 40°46′21.15″N 73°58′13.32″W / 40.7725417°N 73.9703667°W / 40.7725417; -73.9703667
Owner New York City Department of Parks and Recreation
Operator City Parks Foundation (SummerStage)

Rumsey Playfield is a small venue and bandshell for concerts situated in the southeastern quadrant of Central Park, New York City.[1] Located southwest of the intersection of Terrace and East Drives, it is also known as 'the SummerStage' for the series of free corporate-sponsored concerts of the same name involving local and national talent that take place there every summer, and is also the site of the televised Friday morning summer concert series for the ABC morning program Good Morning America.[2]


  1. ^ Raymond Carroll and Richard J. Berenson, ed. (2008). The Complete Illustrated Map and Guidebook to Central Park. Sterling Publishing Company, Inc. pp. 38–39. ISBN 978-1-4027-5833-1. Retrieved 27 March 2012.
  2. ^ Trakin, Roy (26 March 2014). "Morning TV's Battle of the Bands: 'Today' & 'Good Morning America' Concert Wars Escalate". Billboard. Retrieved 29 March 2014.

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