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Wait Until Dark

Oct 16 - 25, 2015

A heart-pounding new adaptation of this suspense-filled classic.

A blind, yet capable, woman finds herself unknowingly in danger when a group of con-men enter her apartment. As the climax builds, she must outmaneuver her tormentors by turning her disability to her advantage and “wait until dark” to play out this classic thriller’s chilling conclusion.

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2015 Manhattan Short Film Festival

Sep 25 - 26, 2015

Attention all film lovers and film makers:

The Public Theatre will be hosting the extraordinary global MANHATTAN SHORT film festival. 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 as an audience member YOU will get to cast your vote for the winner.

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Last Gas

Oct 14 - 23, 2016

by John Cariani

Love is lost and found in Northern Maine, in this very funny and touching comedy by the author of Almost, Maine.  Read more >>

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Lawn & Disorder

Nov 4 - 6, 2016

with Karen Morgan & Jim Colliton

National headlining comedians Karen Morgan & Jim Colliton join together in this hilarious show about married life as we know it.  Read more>>

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A Christmas Carol

Dec 9 - 11, 2016

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!

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Under the Skin

Jan 27 - Feb 5, 2017

by Michael Hollinger

This deeply funny, powerful and moving new play about parents and children explores the truth about this most complicated connection. Read more>>

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Wrong for Each Other

Mar 17 - 26, 2017

by Norm Foster

Imagine the essence of Mad about You meets the witty banter of Seinfeld in this hip and charming romantic comedy filled with the wisdom of hindsight. By the author of The Ladies Foursome. Read More >>

 

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Ripcord

May 5 - 14, 2017

by David Lindsay-Abaire

Imagine The Odd Couple meets The Golden Girls when two feisty widows wage war with each other over the most desirable room in a retirement home in this hilarious and high-stakes new comedy from the Pulitzer Prize winning author of Fuddy Meers and Good People.  Read more >>

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2016 Manhattan Short Film Festival

Sep 23 - 24, 2016

Attention all film lovers and film makers:

The Public Theatre will be hosting the extraordinary global MANHATTAN SHORT film festival. 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 as an audience member YOU will get to cast your vote for the winner.

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