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On December 4, we gathered for a one-night-only concert with the composer of HELL'S KITCHEN, Alicia Keys. It was a wonderful evening with incredible performances, and Alicia Keys announced the Broadway transfer of HELL'S KITCHEN from the stage!

A BRIEF INTERMISSION: A Benefit to Celebrate The Delacorte Theater

On September 6, we celebrated our favorite theater in Central Park before its 18-month renovation began.

HERE LIES LOVE Broadway Benefit

Throughout the month of July, we danced our way through HERE LIES LOVE on Broadway with multiple Broadway Benefits.


On Monday, June 12, we gathered in Central Park for The Public Theater Annual Gala. It was an unforgettable evening of performances from your favorite Public Theater artists!

SWEENEY TODD Broadway Benefit

On May 10, we spent a night on Broadway at SWEENEY TODD!

FAT HAM Broadway Benefit

On Tuesday, April 25, we enjoyed an evening on Broadway celebrating FAT HAM!


On March 6, we gathered for an amazing evening to celebrate Joe's Pub.

Join us to celebrate Joe's Pub on March 6!

Since 1998, Joe's Pub has been a home for artists at all levels of development—from early-career artists in the Joe's Pub Working Group to international superstars like Alicia Keys and Adele. Join us to celebrate our beloved Joe's Pub on Monday, March 6 and enjoy performances from the next generation of Joe’s Pub artists throughout the evening.

TOPDOG | UNDERDOG Broadway Benefit

On Tuesday, December 6, 2022, we attended a special performance of TOPDOG | UNDERDOG, including a post-show talkback featuring playwright Suzan-Lori Parks and Director Kenny Leon, moderated by The Public's Associate Artistic Director and Director of Public Theater Productions, Mandy Hackett.

AIN'T NO MO' Broadway Benefit

On Tuesday, November 29, 2022 we got back on the plane with the cast of AIN'T NO MO' on Broadway! AIN’T NO MO’ dares to ask the incendiary question, “What if the U.S. government offered Black Americans one-way plane tickets to Africa?” The answer is the high-octane new comedy from the mischievous mind of playwright Jordan E. Cooper.

The 2022 Public Theater Annual Gala

On Tuesday, May 24, we celebrated with a one night only evening at The Delacorte Theater in Central Park. 

The 2021 Public Theater Annual Gala

On Monday, September 20 we celebrated the closing of MERRY WIVES and the end of The Delacorte season.


On October 20, 2020 at 8:00PM ET, we gathered virtually for FORWARD. TOGETHER. The evening featured performances and special appearances by some of your favorite Public Theater artists, including a Spanish-language performance of "What I Did For Love" from A CHORUS LINE by Antonio Banderas and Laura Benanti, and a rendition of "To Be Human" from Public Works' HERCULES by Jelani Alladin.

Joe's Pub Vanguard Gala: Feb 3. Honoring Laurie Anderson

Vanguard Gala 2020

On February 3, 2020, we celebrated the third annual Joe's Pub Vanguard Gala, honoring Laurie Anderson with the Vanguard Award & Residency.


On Monday, October 28, 2019, we enjoyed the original hip-hop musical phenomenon as it came Broadway from Thomas Kail (Hamilton, Dry Powder, Tiny Beautiful Things), Lin-Manuel Miranda, and Anthony Veneziale.

Each night there were special and spontaneous guest appearances from Lin-Manuel Miranda, Daveed Diggs, Chris Jackson, James Monroe Iglehart, and more.

MOULIN ROUGE! Broadway Benefit

On Wednesday, October 23, 2019, we experienced Baz Luhrmann’s revolutionary film come to life onstage. Directed by Alex Timbers (Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson, Here Lies Love) and choreographed by Sonya Tayeh (Public Works: As You Like It), it was an evening to remember!

SEA WALL / A LIFE Broadway Benefit

On Thursday, September 19, 2019, we gathered to see SEA WALL / A LIFE on Broadway after the sold-out run at The Public Theater. After the performance, there was a post-show talkback with Jake Gyllenhaal and Tom Sturridge!


On June 3, 2019, we held our annual gala at The Delacorte. WOMEN OF THE PUBLIC featured musicals and plays written of, by and from women who helped shape The Public Theater.