EVENTS & BENEFITS
The 2021 Public Theater Annual Gala
On Monday, September 20 we celebrated the closing of MERRY WIVES and the end of The Delacorte season.
On October 20, 2020 at 8:00PM ET, we gathered virtually for FORWARD. TOGETHER. The evening featured performances and special appearances by some of your favorite Public Theater artists, including a Spanish-language performance of "What I Did For Love" from A CHORUS LINE by Antonio Banderas and Laura Benanti, and a rendition of "To Be Human" from Public Works' HERCULES by Jelani Alladin.
Vanguard Gala 2020
On February 3, 2020, we celebrated the third annual Joe's Pub Vanguard Gala, honoring Laurie Anderson with the Vanguard Award & Residency.
FREESTYLE LOVE SUPREME Broadway Benefit
On Monday, October 28, 2019, we enjoyed the original hip-hop musical phenomenon as it came Broadway from Thomas Kail (Hamilton, Dry Powder, Tiny Beautiful Things), Lin-Manuel Miranda, and Anthony Veneziale.
Each night there were special and spontaneous guest appearances from Lin-Manuel Miranda, Daveed Diggs, Chris Jackson, James Monroe Iglehart, and more.
MOULIN ROUGE! Broadway Benefit
On Wednesday, October 23, 2019, we experienced Baz Luhrmann’s revolutionary film come to life onstage. Directed by Alex Timbers (Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson, Here Lies Love) and choreographed by Sonya Tayeh (Public Works: As You Like It), it was an evening to remember!
SEA WALL / A LIFE Broadway Benefit
On Thursday, September 19, 2019, we gathered to see SEA WALL / A LIFE on Broadway after the sold-out run at The Public Theater. After the performance, there was a post-show talkback with Jake Gyllenhaal and Tom Sturridge!
2019 Gala WOMEN OF THE PUBLIC
On June 3, 2019, we held our annual gala at The Delacorte. WOMEN OF THE PUBLIC featured musicals and plays written of, by and from women who helped shape The Public Theater.