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New York Public Theater

Suzan-Lori Parks Returns From the Wars Triumphant

Steven Suskin | Posted 10.29.2014 | Arts
Steven Suskin

There is enough in the characters and the dialogue -- even in the costumes, with some actors drifting on wearing basketball sneakers -- to tell us that Father Comes Home is a play of ideas and freedom that directly speaks to us, here in the 21st century.

Why Sting's Performing At The Same Place 10 Times

AP | Posted 09.08.2013 | Entertainment

NEW YORK — Sting will hold 10 concerts in New York City this fall to benefit The Public Theater arts organization. The singer announced Tuesday...

The Public Theater Unveils $40 Million Makeover

AP | MARK KENNEDY | Posted 12.04.2012 | New York

NEW YORK — The Public Theater unveiled its four-year, $40 million face-lift on Thursday with a celebration that had some Shakespeare, some singi...

Is New York Still A Home For Artists?

Priscilla Frank | Posted 07.08.2012 | Home
Priscilla Frank

When asked if New York was the art capital in the 1960s the result was a unanimous "yes," so what changed? The most convincing reason was a positive one: simply, globalization happened, and the center shifted.

The Public Theater's Presentation of "Twelfth Night"

Daniel Menaker | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Daniel Menaker

The Public Theater's presentation of "Twelfth Night," starring Anne Hathaway and Raul Esparza, has closed. What a superbly home-grown triumph this has been!