Tickets to The Public's ANTONY AND CLEOPATRA, THE LIBRARY with Chloe Grace Moretz & More Now On Sale
The Public Theater announced today that single tickets are now on sale for the 2014 spring season, beginning on February 18 with ANTONY AND CLEOPATRA, the exciting international collaboration with the Royal Shakespeare Company and GableStage in Miami. Edited and directed by MacArthur Fellow Tarell Alvin McCraney, ANTONY AND CLEOPATRA will run through Sunday, March 23, with an official press opening on Wednesday, March 5 in the Anspacher Theater.
Single tickets are now on sale at (212) 967-7555, www.publictheater.org, or in person at the Taub Box Office at The Public Theater at Astor Place at 425 Lafayette Street. The Library at The Public is open nightly for food and drink, beginning at 5:30 p.m., and Joe's Pub offers some of the best music in the city.
The New York premiere of A SECOND CHANCE, with book, music, and lyrics by Ted Shen and direction by Jonathan Butterell, will begin previews on Tuesday, March 18 with Brian Sutherland and Diane Sutherland cast in this new musical. It will run through Sunday, April 13 in the Shiva Theater, with an official press opening on Sunday, March 30. This stirring musical journey is the story of a recent widower and a divorcée who meet in mid-life. Presented with the overwhelming challenge of freeing themselves from their painful pasts, neither feels they deserve to find new love and happiness. Yet, unanticipated feelings awaken within them both, passionately drawing them together and leading them to uncover something they both least expected to find.
Pulitzer Prize winner Suzan-Lori Parks continues her longstanding residency as The Public's Master Writer Chair with FATHER COMES HOME FROM THE WARS (PARTS 1, 2 & 3). This new play begins previews on Friday, March 14 and runs through Saturday, March 22 in the Martinson Theater. All tickets for this Public Lab production are only $20.
The complete cast for FATHER COMES HOME FROM THE WARS (PARTS 1, 2 & 3) will feature Cherise Boothe, Sterling K. Brown, Larry Bryggman, Louis Cancelmi, Kevin Carroll, Arthur French, Russell G. Jones, Jacob Ming-Trent, Tonye Patano, and Julian Rozzell. It is an explosively powerful drama about the mess of war, the cost of freedom, and the heartbreak of love, with all three parts seen in one night. PART 1 introduces us to Hero, a slave who must choose whether or not to join his master on the Confederate battlefield. In PART 2, a band of rebel soldiers test Hero's loyalty as the cannons approach. PART 3 finds Hero's loved ones anxiously awaiting his return.
THE LIBRARY, a world premiere drama written by award-winning writer Scott Z. Burns and directed by Academy Award winner Steven Soderbergh and featuring Chloë Grace Moretz, will begin previews on Tuesday, March 25 in the Newman Theater and run through Sunday, April 27, with an official press opening on Tuesday, April 15.
After Caitlin Gabriel (Chloë Grace Moretz) survives a deadly shooting at her high school, she struggles to tell her story to her parents, the authorities and anyone who will listen. But there are other narratives that gain purchase in the media and paint her in a different light. Academy Award-winning Director Steven Soderbergh returns to the stage with this bold and chilling world premiere that asks us to examine our relationship to the truth and the lies that claim to heal us.