Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Suzan-Lori Parks’s theatrical concert chronicles the 2020 lockdown and the hope and perseverance that emerged from it.
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The Public Theater’s Under The Radar Festival Lights Up NYC This January
This adventurous theater festival returns in person with 36 artists and companies from nine countries performing at different venues across the city.
The Public Theater Presents Lorraine Hansberry’s A Raisin in the Sun
Directed by Tony Award nominee Robert O’Hara, this new revival explores Hansberry’s legacy and the women in her play. On view in NYC this fall.
FAT HAM at the Public Theater Spins Shakespeare Into a Celebration of Community
Who says tragedy has to be tragic? Co-presented with National Black Theatre, this fresh, Pulitzer-winning take on a classic centers Black joy and liberation.
A Theatrical Tapestry at the Public Theater Explores Age and Asian American Identity
In Out of Time, co-presented with the National Asian American Theater Company, the first all-Asian American cast over the age of 60 performs new monologues by award-winning playwrights.
Ain’t No Mo’ Is an “Electrifying Spiritual Portrait of Black Lives in America”
Jordan E. Cooper’s new satirical play, now showing at The Public Theater, asks Black communities, “if you could leave America for Africa, would you? And what if you had to leave all of your culture behind?”
“Hear the Roar of Racism” in Suzan-Lori Parks’s White Noise at The Public Theater
This fierce new play examines what happens when the unspoken and unspeakable come head to head. Now playing through May 5, 2019.
The Public Presents EVE’S SONG, a New Play About the Haunting of a Black Family in America
Racial injustice, family dinners and the spirit world collide in this striking play filled with dark humor and boiling suspense.
The Public Theater Presents Jomama Jones in BLACK LIGHT
Daniel Alexander Jones returns to Joe’s Pub at The Public as Jomama Jones, his critically-acclaimed alter-ego, in BLACK LIGHT. This immersive performance piece removes the barrier between artist and audience through inquiry, story and song.