Sep 26 - 28, 2014
The Public Theatre will be hosting the extraordinary global MANHATTAN SHORT film festival September 26, 27 & 28. Ten short films selected from over 600 entries from around the world will be screened across the world and in all 50 states over a one week period and each audience member will be asked to turn in their vote for the winner.
Oct 17 - 26, 2014
by A.R. Gurney
A well-to-do family becomes shaken and stirred when their middle-aged son announces he’s written a play about them. Filled with Martini dry wit and banter, don’t miss this entertaining and intelligent comedy about a family on the rocks starring Ellen Crawford and Mike Genovese (from NBC’s E.R.), last seen at The Public Theatre in On Golden Pond.
Nov 7 - 9, 2014
by Susan Poulin
Have you ever looked at your husband and thought, “What planet is he from?” Well, you can bet he’s wondered the same about you! Ida Le Clair, (officially named the “funniest woman in Maine”), gives her hilarious advice on love, marriage and what to do when the double-wide’s feeling too small for the both of you.
Dec 12 - 14, 2014
by Charles Dickens, adapted by Christopher Schario
Don’t miss The Public Theatre’s critically acclaimed holiday production! Rediscover the magic of theatre, when six actors and a fiddler bring Charles Dickens’ classic story to life in a way you’ve never imagined and will never forget. All children 18 and under only $5!
Jan 23 - Feb 1, 2015
by Christopher Durang
Winner of the 2013 Tony Award for Best Play, this hit Broadway comedy was hailed as “hugely entertaining” (USA today), and “deliriously funny” (NY Times). Middle-aged siblings Vanya and Sonia (named after Chekhov characters by their hyper-educated parents) live uneventful lives until their self-absorbed movie-star sister Masha returns home with her 20-something boy-toy Spike in tow to shake things up.
Contains some adult language and a hot guy in his underwear.
Mar 13 - 22, 2015
by John Patrick Shanley
Imagine an Irish “Moonstruck” when two eccentric singles in rural Ireland struggle to reveal their love for each other in this endearing romantic comedy and recent Broadway hit by Pulitzer Prize, Oscar and Tony Award winning author, John Patrick Shanley (Doubt). Next door neighbors Anthony and Rosemary have seem destined for each other since childhood, but they’re Irish and stubborn to the core. Will these two lonely souls cross the plot of land that separates them and take a chance on love?
May 1 - 10, 2015
by Neil Simon
The legendary comedy team of Lewis and Clark are no longer speaking to each other on or off the stage. But when these cranky comics are convinced to reunite for a TV special, who will get the last laugh? Can they get through their most famous sketch one last time without killing each other? Don't miss Neil Simon's comic masterpiece about showbiz, aging, and the true meaning of friendship.
May 18, 2015
by Slim Goodbody
Perfect for children and their families as well as school groups, The National Bodyology Tour is an exciting hour long performance starring PBS's Slim Goodbody exploring the inner workings of the human body along with the health practices required to care for it. Perfect for Grades 1-6, this inventive multi-media...