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The Public Theater Announces Free Fall Programming Featuring Audio Play SHIPWRECK Sta Photo The Public Theater Announces Free Fall Programming Featuring Audio Play SHIPWRECK Starring Raúl Esparza & More
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2020

Public Theater Artistic Director Oskar Eustis and Executive Director Patrick Willingham announced the line-up today for The Public's free digital fall season. The Public will present new digital works, deepen community relationships through its artistic programs, and continue its long tradition of civic engagement in this crucial election season.

VIDEO: GIRL FROM THE NORTH COUNTRY Releases Music Video of Kimber Elayne Sprawl Perfo Photo VIDEO: GIRL FROM THE NORTH COUNTRY Releases Music Video of Kimber Elayne Sprawl Performing 'Tight Connection To My Heart'
by BroadwayWorld TV - Aug 19, 2020

Last night a brand new music video for 'Tight Connection To My Heart,' from Girl From The North Country was released as part of Harlem Week's Virtual Music Festival.

State Theatre New Jersey Presents PLAY AT HOME Photo State Theatre New Jersey Presents PLAY AT HOME
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2020

State Theatre New Jersey joins theaters across the country in the Play at Home project. The Play at Home micro-commissioning initiative is a collaboration between theaters as a response to the rapidly changing landscape of the performing arts during this global crisis.

VIDEO: Watch GIRL FROM THE NORTH COUNTRY Record Cast Album; Release Set for Spring! Photo VIDEO: Watch GIRL FROM THE NORTH COUNTRY Record Cast Album; Release Set for Spring!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2020

The original cast album to the Broadway musical Girl From The North Country will be released this spring by Sony Music/Legacy Recordings.

SOFT POWER Original Cast Recording to be Released; The Public Theater to Host Virtual Photo SOFT POWER Original Cast Recording to be Released; The Public Theater to Host Virtual Listening Party
by BWW News Desk - Apr 8, 2020

GHOSTLIGHT RECORDS has announced that Soft Power - Original Cast Recording will be available on digital and streaming formats on Friday, April 17.

The Public Theater's Mobile Unit to Tour This Spring With CYMBELINE Photo The Public Theater's Mobile Unit to Tour This Spring With CYMBELINE
by BWW News Desk - Mar 5, 2020

The Public Theater (Artistic Director, Oskar Eustis; Executive Director, Patrick Willingham) will bring Shakespeare's CYMBELINE, directed by Carl Cofield, on tour for the first time ever to venues across the city in a free four-week tour (April 16-May 15), as part of The Public's commitment to bringing free theater to all and deepening its engagement with communities across the five boroughs. The Mobile Unit's free tours bring Shakespeare and other works to audiences who have limited or no access to the arts by visiting correctional facilities, homeless shelters, social service organizations, and other community organizations. Following the tour to the five boroughs, there will also be a free three-week engagement of CYMBELINE in The Public's Shiva Theater running Monday, May 18 through Sunday, June 7, with an official press opening on Thursday, May 21.

Complete Casting Announced for Tom Kitt and Brian Yorkey's World Premiere Musical THE Photo Complete Casting Announced for Tom Kitt and Brian Yorkey's World Premiere Musical THE VISITOR
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2020

The Public Theater (Artistic Director, Oskar Eustis; Executive Director, Patrick Willingham) announced complete casting today for the world premiere musical THE VISITOR, with music by Pulitzer Prize winner Tom Kitt, lyrics by Pulitzer Prize winner Brian Yorkey, book by Kwame Kwei-Armah and Brian Yorkey, and choreography by Lorin Latarro.

New Theater Opens In NOVA For Social Justice Issues Photo New Theater Opens In NOVA For Social Justice Issues
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2020

a?oeSweat,a?? the Pulitzer Prize-winning play by Lynn Nottage, makes its Northern Virginia debut on Feb. 27 at the Glass House Theater, 2709 Hunter Mill Rd., in Oakton. Glass House Theater is the home stage and production company of the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Fairfax (UUCF) and UUCF's Theatrical Arts Coordinating Team (TACT).

Previews of COAL COUNTRY to Begin at The Public Theater Photo Previews of COAL COUNTRY to Begin at The Public Theater
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2020

The Public Theater (Artistic Director, Oskar Eustis; Executive Director, Patrick Willingham) will begin performances for the world premiere of the new play COAL COUNTRY, written by Jessica Blank and Erik Jensen with original music by Steve Earle, on Tuesday, February 18 with a Joseph Papp Free Preview performance in the Anspacher Theater. Directed by Jessica Blank, this riveting new work will run through Sunday, March 29, with an official press opening on Tuesday, March 3.

GIRL FROM THE NORTH COUNTRY Announces Digital Lottery And Rush Policy Photo GIRL FROM THE NORTH COUNTRY Announces Digital Lottery And Rush Policy
by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2020

The producers of Girl From The North Country announced today that beginning with the show's first preview, Friday, February 7, a limited quantity of $39 tickets will be available via both rush and a digital lottery for each performance.

The Public Has Announced Spring Public Forum and Public Shakespeare Initiative Line-U Photo The Public Has Announced Spring Public Forum and Public Shakespeare Initiative Line-Up
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2020

The Public Theater (Artistic Director, Oskar Eustis; Executive Director, Patrick Willingham) announced today the spring Public Forum and Public Shakespeare Initiative line-up that will explore the intersection of art, ideas, and action and illuminate the study and performance of Shakespeare's works.

Matt McGrath To Join The Cast Of GIRL FROM THE NORTH COUNTRY Photo Matt McGrath To Join The Cast Of GIRL FROM THE NORTH COUNTRY
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2020

It was announced today that Matt McGrath (Cabaret, A Streetcar Named Desire) will join the Broadway production of the hit musical Girl from the North Country in the role of Reverend Marlowe. McGrath replaces David Pittu who has left the production due to a scheduling conflict.

The Public Theater's 16th Under the Radar Festival Kicks Off Wednesday Photo The Public Theater's 16th Under the Radar Festival Kicks Off Wednesday
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2020

The Public Theater (Artistic Director, Oskar Eustis; Executive Director, Patrick Willingham) begins performances for the 16th annual UNDER THE RADAR FESTIVAL on Wednesday, January 8. This popular and highly-anticipated festival of The Public's winter season will include artists from across the U.S. and around the world, including Australia, Chile, China, Japan, Mexico, Palestine, Taiwan, and the U.K. Curated by UTR Festival Director Mark Russell, this year's UNDER THE RADAR FESTIVAL continues to expand to venues throughout New York City, in addition to The Public Theater's home at Astor Place.

Tala Ashe, Ramsey Faragallah and More Complete the Casting of THE VAGRANT TRILOGY at  Photo Tala Ashe, Ramsey Faragallah and More Complete the Casting of THE VAGRANT TRILOGY at The Public Theater
by BWW News Desk - Dec 17, 2019

The Public Theater (Artistic Director, Oskar Eustis; Executive Director, Patrick Willingham) announced complete casting today for the New York premiere of THE VAGRANT TRILOGY, a Public Theater commission, written by Emerging Writers Group Alumna Mona Mansour. Directed by Mark Wing-Davey, THE VAGRANT TRILOGY begins performances in the LuEsther Hall on Tuesday, March 17 with a Joseph Papp Free Preview performance, and will run through Sunday, April 26 with an official press opening on Wednesday, April 1.

Up on the Marquee: GIRL FROM THE NORTH COUNTRY Arrives on Broadway Photo Up on the Marquee: GIRL FROM THE NORTH COUNTRY Arrives on Broadway
by Walter McBride - Dec 16, 2019

Girl from the North Country begins performances on Friday, February 7 at the Belasco Theatre (111 West 44th Street) with the opening night set for Thursday, March 5. Check out photos of the marquee!

Joe's Pub Releases Schedule for Showcases Coinciding with  APAP|NYC 2020 and Under th Photo Joe's Pub Releases Schedule for Showcases Coinciding with APAP|NYC 2020 and Under the Radar Festival
by BWW News Desk - Dec 13, 2019

In January 2020, Joe's Pub presents its annual slate of showcases coinciding with APAP|NYC 2020, the yearly Association of Performing Artists Presenters conference drawing presenters from around the world, January 10-14. The month will also include the fifth installment of Under the Radar + Joe's Pub: In Concert, a collaborative series highlighting multidisciplinary artists at the intersection of music and theater during The Public Theater's innovative Under the Radar Festival, January 8-19.

The Public Theater Announces Complete Casting for World Premiere of New Play COAL COU Photo The Public Theater Announces Complete Casting for World Premiere of New Play COAL COUNTRY
by BWW News Desk - Dec 10, 2019

The Public Theater (Artistic Director, Oskar Eustis; Executive Director, Patrick Willingham) announced complete casting today for the world premiere of the new play COAL COUNTRY, written by Jessica Blank and Erik Jensen with original music by Steve Earle. Directed by Jessica Blank, this riveting new work will begin performances in the Anspacher Theater with a Joseph Papp Free Preview performance on Tuesday, February 18. COAL COUNTRY will run through Sunday, March 29, with an official press opening on Tuesday, March 3.

The Public Theater Extends A BRIGHT ROOM CALLED DAY Through Sunday, December 22 Photo The Public Theater Extends A BRIGHT ROOM CALLED DAY Through Sunday, December 22
by BWW News Desk - Dec 4, 2019

The Public Theater (Artistic Director, Oskar Eustis; Executive Director, Patrick Willingham) announced a second and final extension today for the New York revival of A BRIGHT ROOM CALLED DAY, written by Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Tony Kushner. Directed by Oskar Eustis, this scorching new version of Kushner's first play began performances in the Anspacher Theater on Tuesday, October 29 with an official press opening on Monday, November 25. A BRIGHT ROOM CALLED DAY was originally scheduled to close on December 8, but has now been extended twice through Sunday, December 22.

SOFT POWER Will Release a Cast Recording in Spring 2020 Photo SOFT POWER Will Release a Cast Recording in Spring 2020
by BWW News Desk - Nov 22, 2019

Ghostlist Records has announced it will record the new musical Soft Power, the New York premiere production from The Public Theater (Artistic Director, Oskar Eustis; Executive Director, Patrick Willingham), for an original cast album to be released Spring 2020. Soft Power features play and lyrics by Tony Award winner David Henry Hwang and music and additional lyrics by Tony Award winner Jeanine Tesori, with choreography by Tony nominee Sam Pinkleton. A co-commission and co-production with Center Theatre Group, Tony nominee Leigh Silverman directed this groundbreaking new musical-within-a-play.

The Public Theater Announces Final Extension of FOR COLORED GIRLS Through Dec 15 Photo The Public Theater Announces Final Extension of FOR COLORED GIRLS Through Dec 15
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2019

The Public Theater (Artistic Director, Oskar Eustis; Executive Director, Patrick Willingham) announced a fourth and final extension of the revival of for colored girls who have considered suicide/when the rainbow is enuf, written by legendary playwright/poet Ntozake Shange. Directed by Obie Award winner Leah C. Gardiner with choreography by Tony Award nominee Camille A. Brown, for colored girls who have considered suicide/when the rainbow is enuf began performances on Tuesday, October 8 in The Public's Martinson Hall and officially opened on Tuesday, October 22. for colored girls who have considered suicide/when the rainbow is enuf was originally scheduled to close on Sunday, November 17, and was extended four times to now run through Sunday, December 15.

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