Direct Your Support

The Public Theater was founded on the belief that art belongs to everyone.  From that simple vision grew a vibrant and diverse theatrical community.  Below are our affinity programs through which you can direct your support towards the many facets of our work.  


The Shakespeare Council is a group of donors and artists dedicated to ensuring the future of Free Shakespeare in the Park.  Multi-year leadership investments help to secure this magical New York City tradition.  In thanks for this significant commitment, Shakespeare Council members receive the fullest access and experience.  Please contact Sandra Hueskes (212.539.8632 or to become involved. 


Our Musical Theater Council is a group of generous individuals who shape the future of new musical at The Public. By joining the MTC, you are investing in artists and providing them with vital opportunities, and in life-changing, innovative theater. Please contact the Partners Desk (212.539.8734 or for more information.


Endowment support, bequests and other types of planned gifts provide long-term financial stability for the institution, enhance our ability to undertake expansion of our artistic programming, and help keep our landmark building contemporary.  Please contact Sandra Hueskes (212.539.8632 or to learn more.

If you would like to direct your gift towards any of our other PROGRAMS, we would love to hear from you! Please contact the Partners Desk (212.539.8734 or for more information.