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The Public Announces Extension of WHITE NOISEThe Public Announces Extension of WHITE NOISE
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2019

The Public Theater announced today a one-week extension of the world premiere of WHITE NOISE, written by Public Theater Master Writer Chair and Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Suzan-Lori Parks. Oskar Eustis directs this fierce new playabout race, friendship, and our rapidly unraveling social contract. (more...)

VIDEO: Daveed Diggs Says WHITE NOISE is the Best Thing He's Ever ReadVIDEO: Daveed Diggs Says WHITE NOISE is the Best Thing He's Ever Read
by TV News Desk - Feb 21, 2019

This morning, Daveed Diggs was a guest on the third hour of TODAY to talk about the new play he's starring in at the Public Theater, White Noise. When talking about the play, written by Suzan-Lori Park, Diggs says, 'It's kind of the best thing I've ever read!' (more...)

VIDEO: Daveed Diggs Talks Returning to the Public for WHITE NOISEVIDEO: Daveed Diggs Talks Returning to the Public for WHITE NOISE
by Stage Tube - Feb 21, 2019

On last night's episode of  Daveed Diggs sat down with Jimmy. Diggs talked about returning to the Public Theater, Hamilton's original home, for his new Broadway show White Noise and he even performs part of a single from new music he's working on. (more...)

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with The Public's WHITE NOISEPhoto Flash: In Rehearsal with The Public's WHITE NOISE
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2019

Get a sneak peek below at the company of WHITE NOISE, written by Suzan-Lori Parks and directed by Oskar Eustis, currently in rehearsal. WHITE NOISE begins Tuesday, March 5 with an official press opening on Wednesday, March 20. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Inside Opening Night of SEA WALL / A LIFEPhoto Coverage: Inside Opening Night of SEA WALL / A LIFE
by Walter McBride - Feb 15, 2019

The New York premiere of Sea Wall / A LIFE officially opened last night, February 14. The show was written by Simon Stephens and Nick Payne respectively and directed by Carrie Cracknell, featuring Jake Gyllenhaal and Tom Sturridge. Sea Wall / A LIFE runs through Sunday, March 31. (more...)

The Public Theater Announces Line-Up And Casting For Sixth Season Of Public StudioThe Public Theater Announces Line-Up And Casting For Sixth Season Of Public Studio
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2019

The Public Theater announced the sixth season of PUBLIC STUDIO today, which will present two new works this spring. Continuing The Public's commitment to nurturing new playwrights, the two productions will run in succession in The Public's Shiva Theater and be presented as pared-down productions with the low ticket price of $15. This vital program continues The Public's mission of making new work by emerging artists accessible to all audiences. (more...)

Lee Wilkof & More Join Cast of Public Theater's SOCRATESLee Wilkof & More Join Cast of Public Theater's SOCRATES
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2019

The Public Theater (Artistic Director, Oskar Eustis; Executive Director, Patrick Willingham) announced complete casting today for the world premiere of SOCRATES, written by acclaimed actor, director, and writer Tim Blake Nelson. Directed by Tony Award winner Doug Hughes and anchoring the Onassis Festival 2019: Democracy is Coming, SOCRATES will begin previews on Tuesday, April 2, with a Joseph Papp Free Preview performance on Wednesday, April 3 in The Public's Martinson Hall. This powerful new play runs through Sunday, May 19, with an official press opening on Tuesday, April 16. (more...)

Wake Up With BWW 2/7: The Public Will Stage HERCULES, KING KONG in Japan, and More!Wake Up With BWW 2/7: The Public Will Stage HERCULES, KING KONG in Japan, and More!
by Stephanie Wild - Feb 7, 2019

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! One day more until Friday! Power through the rest of your week by catching up on the top Broadway news! (more...)

Public Theater's 2019 Shakespeare in the Park Season Will Include MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING, CORIOLANUS and HERCULES!Public Theater's 2019 Shakespeare in the Park Season Will Include MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING, CORIOLANUS and HERCULES!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2019

The Public Theater (Artistic Director, Oskar Eustis; Executive Director, Patrick Willingham) announced the line-up today for the 2019 Free Shakespeare in the Park season, continuing a 57-year tradition of free theater in Central Park. 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 founder Joseph 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. (more...)

Thomas Sadoski Completes Cast of WHITE NOISE at The PublicThomas Sadoski Completes Cast of WHITE NOISE at The Public
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2019

The Public Theater has announced complete casting for the world premiere of WHITE NOISE, written by Public Theater Master Writer Chair and Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Suzan-Lori Parks.  (more...)

Live Arts Presents Bill T. Jones & Oskar Eustis In ConversationLive Arts Presents Bill T. Jones & Oskar Eustis In Conversation
by BWW News Desk - Jan 29, 2019

Legendary choreographer, National Medal of Arts (2013) and MacArthur "Genius" Award (1994) recipient, and artistic director of New York Live Arts, Bill T. Jones welcomes a discussion with Oskar Eustis-Artistic Director of New York's Public Theater, who has nurtured one game-changing hit after another for the Public, including the award-winning musicals Fun Home and Hamilton. As both leaders in the arts world and change-makers, Jones and Eustis delve into the responsibilities of both arts organizations and artists. (more...)

Joe's Pub At The Public Theater Announces 2019 Class Of JOE'S PUB WORKING GROUPJoe's Pub At The Public Theater Announces 2019 Class Of JOE'S PUB WORKING GROUP
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2019

Joe's Pub, a program and venue of The Public Theater, announces the new class of Joe's Pub Working Group (JPWG), the venue's artist development program dedicated to enhancing the career sustainability and growth of performing artists. Entering its fifth year, JPWG welcomes five artists performer and songwriter Migguel Anggelo, composter and vocalist Trevor Bachman, comedian and performance artist Becca Blackwell, jazz musician and composer Yacine Boulares, and singer-songwriter Treya Lam as the core group that represents the diversity and scope of the nightly programming at Joe's Pub. (more...)

NYC Black Theater Network Presents BLACK PLAYWRIGHTS: THEY SPEAK, WHO LISTENS?NYC Black Theater Network Presents BLACK PLAYWRIGHTS: THEY SPEAK, WHO LISTENS?
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2019

Today, influencer and talent manager ChiChi Anyanwu of the NYC Black Theater Network, Marcia Pendelton, President of Walk Tall Girl Productions/Black Theater Online, and the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture (Kevin Young, Director, Schomburg Center) announced BLACK PLAYWRIGHTS: THEY SPEAK. WHO LISTENS? A Black Theater Winter Preview: Broadway and Off-Broadway Edition. The event is scheduled at the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture (515 Malcolm X Blvd) on Monday, January 28, 2019 at 6:30 p.m. Four-time Tony Award-winning producer Ron Simons of SimonSays Entertainment (A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder, Porgy & Bess, Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike, Jitney) will host the program whose purpose is to bring attention to the unprecedented number of plays by black playwrights being produced on Broadway and Off-Broadway this season. (more...)

Public Theater Announces Lineup for Onassis Festival 2019Public Theater Announces Lineup for Onassis Festival 2019
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2019

The Public Theater and Onassis USA today announced the wide-ranging line-up for the ONASSIS FESTIVAL 2019: DEMOCRACY IS COMING running April 10-28, 2019 at The Public Theater and also La MaMa. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Inside Opening Night of The Public Theater's  15th Annual UNDER THE RADAR FestivalPhoto Coverage: Inside Opening Night of The Public Theater's 15th Annual UNDER THE RADAR Festival
by Jennifer Broski - Jan 4, 2019

The Public Theater officially opened its 15th annual UNDER THE RADAR FESTIVAL on Thursday, January 3. BroadwayWorld attended the opening, and you can check out the photos below! (more...)

BWW Interview: Theatre Life with Nehassaiu deGannesBWW Interview: Theatre Life with Nehassaiu deGannes
by Elliot Lanes - Dec 28, 2018

Given the current political climate in this country you have to ask if there is any such thing as a truly honest politician. Today's subject, Nehassaiu deGannes, is currently living her theatre life onstage at Studio Theatre portraying just that type, Rep. Sydney Millsap, in local playwright Sarah Burgess' Kings. The production runs through January 13th in Studio's fourth floor space. (more...)

NY Live Arts Hosts Conversation with Bill T. Jones & Oskar EustisNY Live Arts Hosts Conversation with Bill T. Jones & Oskar Eustis
by BWW News Desk - Dec 27, 2018

Legendary choreographer, National Medal of Arts (2013) and MacArthur "Genius" Award (1994) recipient, and artistic director of New York Live Arts, Bill T. Jones welcomes a discussion with Oskar Eustis-Artistic Director of New York's Public Theater, who has nurtured one game-changing hit after another for the Public, including the award-winning musicals Fun Home and Hamilton. As both leaders in the arts world and change-makers, Jones and Eustis delve into the responsibilities of both arts organizations and artists. (more...)

Sandra Bernhard And More Come To Close Out 2018 At Joe's PubSandra Bernhard And More Come To Close Out 2018 At Joe's Pub
by BWW News Desk - Dec 17, 2018

The holidays continue! Joe's Pub presents year round favorites but with sparkles and extra glamour. And of course, the beloved Sandra Bernhard is here to lead us into the New Year! (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Dec 17, 2018

The Public Theater announced initial casting today for the world premiere of WHITE NOISE, written by Public Theater Master Writer Chair and Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Suzan-Lori Parks.  (more...)

Photo Flash: The Workmen's Circle Honors Pulitzer Prize- and Tony Award-Winning Playwright and Screenwriter Tony KushnerPhoto Flash: The Workmen's Circle Honors Pulitzer Prize- and Tony Award-Winning Playwright and Screenwriter Tony Kushner
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2018

The Workmen's Circle presented activist and playwright Tony Kushner, best known for his play Angels in America: A Gay Fantasia on National Themes, with its Activism and Jewish Culture Award at the organization's annual Winter Benefit-Setting the Stage for Change-on Monday, December 10, 2018. (more...)

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