WELCOME TO THE PUBLIC!
BOX OFFICE HOURS
The Taub Box Office opens daily at 2:00 PM. On days with matinee performances, the box office will open one hour prior to the start of the first show. The box office closes at 6:00 PM on Sunday and Monday and 7:30 PM Tuesday through Saturday.
To The Public Theater and Joe's Pub at The Public
To The Delacorte Theater in Central Park
PLEASE ARRIVE ON TIME!
For performances at The Public, seat locations are only guaranteed until the scheduled curtain time printed on your ticket. Guests who arrive for performances after the scheduled curtain time will be seated in the first available seat in the back of the theater upon their arrival, but may take their assigned seat if the performance includes an intermission. Guests who have purchased tickets for accessibility purposes are encouraged to arrive 30 minutes prior to the scheduled curtain time to ensure they have plenty of time to take their seats before the performance begins. All late seating is at the discretion of Theater Management.
CAN I BRING FOOD OR DRINK INTO THE THEATER?
Please check with a member of The Public Theater Front of House Staff before bringing concessions into any theater during performances.
The Newman, Shiva, and Anspacher Theaters are not equipped with guest restrooms. The restroom in the lobby may be accessed for each of these spaces.
The Martinson and LuEsther Halls are equipped with accessible guest restrooms which may be used before performances, during intermission and at the conclusion of a performance. Please see a member of The Public Theater Front of House Staff for assistance.
The Anspacher Theater is a three-quarter thrust theater that seats up to 272 guests and is located on the 2nd Floor of the central portion of The Public Theater. The Anspacher is accessible by both elevator and staircase B located in The Ford Foundation Lobby.
The LuEsther Hall is an extremely flexible studio space that seats up to 159 guests in its most common configuration and is located on the 3rd Floor of the south side of The Public Theater. The LuEsther is accessible by both elevator and staircase C located in The Ford Foundation Lobby.
The Martinson Hall is a non-traditional proscenium theater that seats up to 199 guests and is located on the 3rd Floor of the north side of The Public Theater. The Martinson is accessible by both elevator and staircase B located in The Ford Foundation Lobby.
The Newman Theater is a traditional proscenium theater that seats up to 299 guests and is located on the south side of The Ford Foundation Lobby in The Public Theater.
The Shiva Theater is a traditional black box theater that seats up to 99 guests and is located on east side of The Ford Foundation Lobby in The Public Theater.
To view a detailed seating chart of any of these venues, click HERE.