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THE 2022 PUBLIC THEATER ANNUAL GALA ON THE GREEN
EMCEED BY LIEV SCHREIBER
FEATURING PERFORMANCES BY RENÉE ELISE GOLDSBERRY, OSCAR ISAAC, NORM LEWIS, JULIA MURNEY, KELLI O'HARA, AND KIMBER ELAYNE SPRAWL.
SPECIAL APPEARANCES BY DANAI GURIRA AND LIN-MANUEL MIRANDA.

Join us for a one night only evening of celebration under the stars led by Emcee Liev Schreiber, featuring performances and special appearances from your favorite Public Theater artists. The evening will begin with cocktails and a set by DJ Rich Medina as well as live music by Jina Brass Band. Following, there will be a seated dinner with performances throughout. It's going to be an unfortgettable experience and we hope you'll join us!

Check out the Annual Gala Auction to bid on exclusive Public Theater Packages through May 25!

TUESDAY, MAY 24, 2022

6:00PM ET Cocktails
7:00PM ET Dinner & Performance
The Delacorte Lawn in Central Park

CO-CHAIRS
Mercedes Bass
Jason Blum & Lauren Schuker Blum
Julio Peterson

BENEFIT COMMITTEE
Barry Diller & Diane von Fürstenberg, Peter Dinklage & Erica Schmidt, Nora Ephron & Nicholas Pileggi Foundation, Princess Firyal of Jordan, Ryan & Ethan Hawke, Kenneth B. Lerer, Lynn Nesbit, Elyse & Michael Newhouse, Elizabeth Peabody, Richard Roth, Liev Schreiber, and Julie Turaj & Robert Pohly

HONOREE
Gil Shiva and the Susan Stein Shiva Foundation

This year, it is our joy to honor the singular Gil Shiva, whose leadership, integrity, and stewardship of the Susan Stein Shiva Foundation, have guided The Public Theater for decades. A long-time Public Theater Trustee and passionate champion of the arts, Gil’s commitment to a theater that is accessible to all can be felt in every corner of New York City.

COMMUNITY HONOREE
Jamie Maleszka

The Annual Community Leadership Award recognizes a member of The Public Theater who has provided exemplary service to their community by establishing meaningful relationships and enhancing the lives of their neighbors. The recipient opens sustainable pathways for all New Yorkers to express their creative power, embodying the belief that culture belongs to everyone. Their leadership leaves lasting impact on their community, The Public Theater, and the city of New York.

The Public is thrilled to present the second annual Community Leadership Award to Jamie Maleszka, Director of Creative Arts at The Fortune Society, in recognition of her extraordinary collaboration with The Public and in celebration of her efforts in community artmaking.

For questions or to make a reservation, contact [email protected] or 212.539.8634. 

Please note that donor-advised funds (DAF) cannot be used as payment — either partially or wholly — for any Gala tickets, tables, or auction items that confer goods and/or benefits with substantial value. However, you may still support our event through a DAF by making a fully-deductible contribution.

Event Production by:

 

TABLES.

Joe Papp Table

$100,000 ($98,250 tax deductible)

  • VIP table dinner seating for ten (10) 
  • Six (6) tickets to a 2022 Free Shakespeare in the Park Opening Night performance and celebration
  • Recognition in the Gala program and webpage
  • Verbal recognition from the podium

Shakespeare Table

$50,000 ($48,300 tax deductible)

  • Premium table dinner seating for ten (10)
  • Four (4) tickets to a 2022 Free Shakespeare in the Park Opening Night performance and celebration
  • Recognition in the Gala program and webpage

Delacorte Table (limited availability)

$25,000 ($23,350 tax deductible)

  • Table dinner seating for ten (10)
  • Two (2) tickets to a 2022 Free Shakespeare in the Park Opening Night performance and celebration
  • Recognition in the Gala program and webpage

TICKETS.

Shakespeare Ticket

$5,000 ($4,840 tax deductible)

  • Premium Gala dinner seating for one (1)
  • Recognition in the Gala program and webpage

Delacorte Ticket

$2,500 ($2,340 tax deductible)

  • Gala dinner seating for one (1)
  • Recognition in the Gala program and webpage

COCKTAIL RECEPTION TICKETS.

COCKTAIL RECEPTION TICKET

$750 ($680 Tax Deductible)

  • Entry for one (1) to the Cocktail Reception
  • Opportunity to watch GALA ON THE GREEN program streamed to the cocktail reception area
  • Recognition on the Gala webpage

 

YOUNG PARTNER COCKTAIL RECEPTION

$500 ($430 Tax Deductible)

  • Entry for one (1) to the Cocktail Reception
  • Opportunity to watch GALA ON THE GREEN program streamed to the cocktail reception area
  • Recognition in the Gala webpage

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DONATE.

Acknowledgement.


*Donations of $250 or more, made by May 6, will be listed in The Public's printed program and online. Donations of $250 or more made after May 6 will appear only online.

CONTACT.