Free tickets will be available for this event.

We Rise: A Celebration of Resistance

Delacorte Theater

Monday, August 13 at 8pm

This event runs 90 minutes with no intermission

PUBLIC FORUM
In Collaboration with
 the Resistance Revival Chorus

Featuring appearances by Jojo Abot, Jocelyn Bioh, Lori Brown-Niang, Abby Dobson, Flor de ToloacheNona HendryxValerie JuneDeva MahalIndya MooreJess MoralesAngel Nafis, Shakina NayfackAdepero Oduye, Diana OhMoist Paula, the Rebel Verses EnsembleAlyssa Reiner, the Resistance Revival Chorus, and Shaina Taub.

"When the movement is strong, the music is strong." — Harry Belafonte

"Women have been at the center of resistance and social justice movements throughout history ̶ it’s thrilling to honor and celebrate that legacy with an evening amplifying the voices of female artists and activists." — Stephanie Ybarra, Director of Special Artist Projects at The Public Theater

Join Public Forum and the Resistance Revival Chorus for a joyful look at the past, present, and future of resistance and civic engagement as the country starts to turn its attention to the midterm elections. We Rise: A Celebration of Resistance puts both the music and the movement onstage for a one-night-only event with performances, speeches, and more. Featuring appearances by Jojo Abot, Jocelyn Bioh, Lori Brown-Niang, Abby Dobson, Flor de Toloache, Nona HendryxValerie JuneDeva MahalIndya MooreJess MoralesAngel Nafis, Shakina NayfackAdepero Oduye, Diana OhMoist Paula, the Rebel Verses Ensemble, Alyssa Reiner, the Resistance Revival Chorus, and Shaina Taub.

PUBLIC FORUM brings together surprising combinations of artists, audiences, and experts to explore the issues and ideas raised on our stages.

 

 

 

The Philip and Janice Levin Foundation provides lead support for The Public’s access and engagement programming. The LuEsther T. Mertz Charitable Trust provides leadership support for The Public Theater’s year-round activities.

Photo by Abena Kaepernick.

Free tickets will be available at the Delacorte in the Central Park, via digital lottery, and by in-person lottery at The Public at Astor Place. Please expand each method's box for more information to access these tickets.

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NOTE:
Due to weather conditions, the Civic Fair prior to WE RISE has been cancelled.