WE ARE EXCITED TO ANNOUNCE ADDITIONAL DIGITAL PROGRAMMING FOR THE 2020/2021 SEASON.
“We need, more than ever, the sense of community and connection that the theater provides. We are home, alone, far more than we were before this pandemic and The Public means for its digital work to provide strength and solace,” said Artistic Director Oskar Eustis.
Learn more about additional programming below:
The HawtPlates: Jade Hicks, Kenita Miller-Hicks, and Justin Hicks
World Premiere Public Theater Commission Visual EP
ROMEO Y JULIETA
March 18, 2021
By William Shakespeare
Adapted by Saheem Ali & Ricardo Pérez González
Based on the Spanish Translation by Alfredo Michel Modenessi Directed by Saheem Ali
With Lupita Nyong’o and Juan Castano to play the Star-Crossed Lovers.
Co-Presented by WNYC Studios.
JOE’S PUB LIVE!
Streamed Concerts by Tariq Al-Sabir, Nona Hendryx, Mai Khoi,Loser’s Lounge, Nellie McKay, andDM Stith; and Tribute to Public Luminary Liz Swados.
Brooklyn Public Library in Association with The Public Theater
One-Night-Only Events with Eisa Davis, Raúl Esparza, Stephen Greenblatt, Philip Lorenz, andPulitzer Prize-winning historian Jill Lepore
BRAVE NEW SHAKESPEARE CHALLENGE
The Public Theater welcomes Guest Artist Curators Danaya Esperanza and Alexandria Wailes.
December 14 at 7:00 p.m. EST
Live on The Public Theater’s YouTube Channel.
Civic Salons are a community crossroads where artists and audiences can come together through songs, poetry, text, and speeches all driven by a common theme.
This week only, in conjunction with #GivingTuesday, The LuEsther T. Mertz Charitable Trust is offering a 2X match on all new contributions. Give between now and December 1 and you will TRIPLE your impact. Your support RIGHT NOW will go even further to support ongoing digital programming, artist initiatives, and pandemic relief payments to our freelance community. Don’t miss out on this opportunity. GIve a gift of $50 today.
The Public is Theater Of, By, and For All People.
Pictured, MAKE ME DOWN: Kenita Hicks
Photo courtesy of The Hawtplates.
Pictured, Joe’s Pub: Nona Hendryx
Photo by Alaric Campbell
Pictured, PSI Presents: Jim Shaprio and Ayanna Thompson
Photo by Simon Luethi
Pictured, Brave New Shakespeare: Danaya Esperanza and Alexandria Wailes
Photos Courtesy of Artists.
Pictured, Public Fourm: Shacar & Marshall Jeanty
Photos by Simon Luethi.