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SEASON 2 Episode 1

Public Square Episode 1

Public Square - A Podcast of The Public Theater

Episode 1

"...Maybe I Can Be a Lighthouse"

On this first Episode of the Public Square 2.0, the re-launch of The Public Theater’s Podcast, “Public Square”, host Garlia Cornelia Jones, The Public’s new and first ever Director of Innovation and New Media, introduces us to the new format, and sits down with long-time Writer in Residence, Suzan-Lori Parks, as well as our retiring Production Executive, Ruth Sternberg.  

Each episode, we will continue to guide you through a behind the scenes look as we connect with artists and staff.  Welcome home, to Public Square—we can’t wait to have you back!  Stay Tuned for Episodes, wherever you find your podcasts.

Hosted by Garlia Cornelia Jones

Executive Producer: Garlia Cornelia Jones, Director - Innovation and New Media
Creative Producer: John Sloan III, Ghostlight Productions
Audio Producer: Justin K. Sloan, Ghostlight Productions
Associate Producer: Emily White - New Media Associate

Graphics by Tam Shell, Art Director - Brand Studio

Photo Credits:
Kenny Leon, Margaret Odette, Garlia Cornelia Jones; photo by Simon Luethi
Chay Yew, Garlia Cornelia Jones, Luis Alfaro; photo by Simon Luethi
Jason Paradine, Heather Fichthorn, Cody Johnson, Garlia Cornelia Jones, Yuvika Tolani, Oskar Eustis; photo by Simon Luethi
Garlia Cornelia Jones, Martha Redbone; photo by Simon Luethi
Public Theater building; photo by Aislinn Wiedele
A RAISIN IN THE SUN; photos by Joan Marcus
TWO GENTLEMEN OF VERONA (2005); photo by Michal Daniel
HAIR (2008); photo by Joan Marcus
PLAYS FOR THE PLAGUE YEAR; photo by Joan Marcus
Joe’s Pub; photo by Nada Shaaban
John Clay III and Paige Gilbert in A RAISIN IN THE SUN;photo by Joan Marcus
Madeline Sayet in WHERE WE BELONG; photo by Joan Marcus

Music Credits:
“Love to love me” by Suzan-Lori Parks, from her play White Noise
“Whichaway the World” by Suzan-Lori Parks, from her play Plays for the Plague Year
“Latte” By Sunny Fruit, Artlist.io

Episode 1 Transcript


Image of Ruth Sternberg

Ruth Sternberg

Production Executive

Image of Suzan-Lori Parks

Suzan-Lori Parks

Writer in Residence