Photo Coverage: Meryl Streep, Christine Baranski, Kevin Kline & More Return to the Public for THE UNITED STATES OF SHAKESPEARE!

Just last night, The Public Theater presented its Annual Gala, THE UNITED STATES OF SHAKESPEARE at the Delacorte Theater. Directed by Jeremy McCarter, the always highly-anticipated gala included scenes from Shakespeare's greatest works and the American poems, songs, and stories they inspired, performed by some of The Public's and the nation's, most celebrated actors and musicians.

BroadwayWorld brings you photos from the big night below!

THE UNITED STATES OF SHAKESPEARE featured F. Murray Abraham, Sasha Allen, Sarah Amengual, Lemon Andersen, Christine Baranski, Kate Burton, Michael Cerveris, Michael Friedman, Bill Irwin, Kevin Kline, Lisa Kron, Michael John LaChiusa, Heather Lind, Hamish Linklater, Suzan-Lori Parks, Steven Pasquale, Lily Rabe, Phylicia Rashad, Jay O. Sanders,Ruben Santiago-Hudson, Jimmy Smits, Meryl Streep, Jeanine Tesori, and John DouglasThompson; and The Public's Shakespeare Scholar in Residence Jim Shapiro, with musical direction by Chris Fenwick.

Since 1962, over five million people have enjoyed more than 150 free productions of Shakespeare and other classical works and musicals at the Delacorte Theater. Conceived by Joe Papp as a way to make great theater accessible to all, The Public's free Shakespeare in the Park continues to be the bedrock of the Company's mission to increase access and engage the community.

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Photo Coverage: Meryl Streep, Christine Baranski, Kevin Kline & More Return to the Public for THE UNITED STATES OF SHAKESPEARE!
Patrick Willingham, Jeff Barker, Oskar Eustis

Photo Coverage: Meryl Streep, Christine Baranski, Kevin Kline & More Return to the Public for THE UNITED STATES OF SHAKESPEARE!
Laurie Eustis, Oskar Eustis

Photo Coverage: Meryl Streep, Christine Baranski, Kevin Kline & More Return to the Public for THE UNITED STATES OF SHAKESPEARE!
Jeff Barker, Wendy Barker

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Keith Lieberthal, Julianna Margulies

Photo Coverage: Meryl Streep, Christine Baranski, Kevin Kline & More Return to the Public for THE UNITED STATES OF SHAKESPEARE!
Keith Lieberthal, Julianna Margulies

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Ron Chernow

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Ron Chernow

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Kenny Leon

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Jeremy McCarter

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Jeremy McCarter

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Corey Stoll, Nadia Bowers

Photo Coverage: Meryl Streep, Christine Baranski, Kevin Kline & More Return to the Public for THE UNITED STATES OF SHAKESPEARE!
Corey Stoll, Nadia Bowers

Photo Coverage: Meryl Streep, Christine Baranski, Kevin Kline & More Return to the Public for THE UNITED STATES OF SHAKESPEARE!
Patrick Willingham, Arielle Tepper Madover, Oskar Eustis

Photo Coverage: Meryl Streep, Christine Baranski, Kevin Kline & More Return to the Public for THE UNITED STATES OF SHAKESPEARE!
Jeremy McCarter, Oskar Eustis

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Bette Midler

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Bette Midler

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Michael Bloomberg, Diana Taylor

Photo Coverage: Meryl Streep, Christine Baranski, Kevin Kline & More Return to the Public for THE UNITED STATES OF SHAKESPEARE!
Okieriete Onaodowan

Photo Coverage: Meryl Streep, Christine Baranski, Kevin Kline & More Return to the Public for THE UNITED STATES OF SHAKESPEARE!
Okieriete Onaodowan

Photo Coverage: Meryl Streep, Christine Baranski, Kevin Kline & More Return to the Public for THE UNITED STATES OF SHAKESPEARE!
Kate Burton

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Kate Burton

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David Hare

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David Hare

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James Graham

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James Graham

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David Rockwell

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David Rockwell

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Samantha Power

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Hamish Linklater, Lily Rabe

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Hamish Linklater, Lily Rabe

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Katie Finneran, Darren Goldstein

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Katie Finneran, Darren Goldstein

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Josh Hamilton, Lily Thorne

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Josh Hamilton, Lily Thorne

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Michael Cerveris

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Michael Cerveris

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Michael Friedman

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Michael Friedman

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Lemon Andersen

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Lemon Andersen

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Heather Lind

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Heather Lind

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Josie Rourke

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Josie Rourke

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Josie Rourke, James Graham

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Sarah Amengual

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Sarah Amengual

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Ruben Santiago-Hudson

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Ruben Santiago-Hudson

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Aneesh Sheth

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Betsy Morgan

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Photo Coverage: Meryl Streep, Christine Baranski, Kevin Kline & More Return to the Public for THE UNITED STATES OF SHAKESPEARE!
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Photo Coverage: Meryl Streep, Christine Baranski, Kevin Kline & More Return to the Public for THE UNITED STATES OF SHAKESPEARE!
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Photo Coverage: Meryl Streep, Christine Baranski, Kevin Kline & More Return to the Public for THE UNITED STATES OF SHAKESPEARE!
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Photo Coverage: Meryl Streep, Christine Baranski, Kevin Kline & More Return to the Public for THE UNITED STATES OF SHAKESPEARE!
The company of United States of Shakespeare

Photo Coverage: Meryl Streep, Christine Baranski, Kevin Kline & More Return to the Public for THE UNITED STATES OF SHAKESPEARE!
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