Due to high volume, it may take up to 30 days to process your idNYC Membership application.

idNYC cardholders are eligible to receive a year-long Preview Membership, which includes:

  • Access to (1) member discount ticket per production for The Public's downtown season during preview performances

  • Priority access to our performances before the general public

  • 20% off food and beverages at Joe's Pub, The Library, and The Lobby Bar

  • Access to the Member Hotline for dedicated customer service

  • Waived ticket fees when making purchases

  • Free exchanges

To activate your complimentary Membership, please download this form and e-mail it, along with a scan or photo of your idNYC card, to with the subject "idNYC".

You may also mail it (along with a photocopy of your idNYC card) to The Public Theater, attn: idNYC, 425 Lafayette Street, NY, NY 10003.  Please note:

  • This offer is only valid if you have never been a Member or Public Supporter of The Public Theater, or if your last membership expired before 1/1/14. This offer cannot be used to renew an existing Membership. 
  • Memberships will be processed in the order in which they are received. It may take 7 to 10 days for memberships to be processed. You will receive a confirmation email the day after your Membership has been activated.

  • If you would like to access your Member tickets immediately, you can bring the completed form and your idNYC card to the Taub Box Office at 425 Lafayette Street and we will activate your Membership at the time of your ticket purchase. If you are not purchasing tickets at the same time, your form will be processed within 7-10 days.