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Joseph Papp Public Theater (New York, NY)
425 Lafayette Street

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Lorraine Hansberry Awards to Honor Five Native Chicagoans
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2016

On May 24, The Lorraine Hansberry Awards, presented by Goodman Theatre Resident Director Chuck Smith and Woodie King, Jr., New Federal Theatre Artistic Director, will honor five women: Micki Grant, Lynn Hamilton, Shauneille Perry, Dr. Glory Van Scott and Camille Yarbrough. (more...)

Public LAB Series Launches Feb.4 with $2.7-Million Grant
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2008

The Public Theater received an extraordinary 2.7 million dollar grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to launch 'Public LAB,' a vital new play series conceived and presented in association with LAByrinth Theater Company. (more...)

Freedman & Guare Discuss The Public's History with Tichler Feb.22
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2008

The Public Theater's former Artistic Producer Rosemarie Tichler will host a discussion with acclaimed director Gerald Freedman and Tony Award-winning playwright John Guare entitled 'Looking At The Early Years of the Public Theater.' The discussion will look back at a time of explosive creativity and artistic development in the early years of The Public Theater and Joe Papp's dedication to supporting the work of new playwrights. The discussion will immediately follow the Friday, February 22, 8PM. performance of Adrienne Kennedy's new play Mom, How Did You Meet The Beatles?, the inaugural production of the PUBLIC LAB series. (more...)