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  1. theater review
    Theater Review: The Strengths and Weaknesses of a Free Public HerculesThe Disney movie musical is onstage for a one-week run in the park.
  2. honey you mean hunkcules
    Losing the Hercules Ticket Lottery With 800 of My Closest FriendsEverything you need to know about your last chance to score tickets to see Hercules in Central Park.
  3. honey you mean hunkcules
    Bless My Soul We’re Getting 5 New Hercules SongsAlan Menken, the genius behind the classics from the movie, has written new material for the show’s Central Park limited run.
  4. theater review
    Theater Review: A Coriolanus Amid the WreckageAfter the apocalypse in Central Park.
  5. theater
    Here’s Who Will Be in the Cast of the New Hercules Musical at Central ParkThe Gospel truth.
  6. chat room
    Danielle Brooks Turned Down a Movie Role to Do Shakespeare in the Park“Getting to play this part is opening doors to young black women that look like me.”
  7. off broadway
    Tim Blake Nelson and Michael Stuhlbarg Stage a Classic Philosophical DebateTwo friends on their new play.
  8. disney musicals
    A Hercules Musical Will Go the Distance to Central Park This SummerBless my soul!
  9. theater review
    Theater Review: It’s Always Sunny in This Twelfth NightIn the park, not a cloud in the sky.
  10. theater review
    Theater Review: Jump Cuts and Auteur Wannabes, in Fire in Dreamland Rinne Groff’s play about not-quite-successful art-making.
  11. theater review
    Theater Review: In the Park, an Othello in Which Love Conquers LittleRuben Santiago-Hudson’s production for the Public is finely wrought though not wildly inventive.
  12. theater review
    Theater Review: Of Tusks and Treachery, in Mlima’s TaleAn elephant’s-eye view of the illegal ivory trade.
  13. theater review
    Theater Review: On the Road With Miss You Like HellA show I really wanted to like.
  14. Theater Review: Kings Falls Into the Relevance TrapWhen timeliness subverts timelessness.
  15. theater
    Gillian Jacobs and Aya Cash on Working Together Onstage and Their Careers in TVThe actors are starring in the Public Theater’s Kings.
  16. theater review
    Theater Review: The Public Theater Stages Its Own Origin StoryI hope they get it.
  17. theater review
    Theater Review: Tiny Beautiful Things Won Me Over Against My WillDiscord, not so much.
  18. Theater Review: A Midsummer Night’s Dream That Never Touches EarthAll the froth, none of the underlying dread.
  19. theater review
    A Hamlet Where Everyone’s Onstage, and Oscar Isaac Is Among UsAnd Oscar Isaac is among us all.
  20. shakespeare in the park
    What It Was Like to Star in the Trump-Themed Julius CaesarCorey Stoll, who played Brutus, writes about his experience in the controversial production.
  21. controversies
    Public Theater Artistic Director Addresses Trump Julius Caesar on Opening Night“Like drama, democracy depends on the conflict of different points of view. Nobody owns the truth.”
  22. the public theater
    Public Theater Issues Statement Amid Controversy Over Trump-Like Julius Caesar“Our production of Julius Caesar in no way advocates violence towards anyone.”
  23. Do Sponsors Like Delta Have the Right to Demand Squeaky-clean Art?The controversy surrounding the Public Theater’s production of Julius Caesar shows that expecting funding without constraints is naïve.
  24. theater review
    Theater Review: Women of a Certain AgeA play that ended just as the news was beginning to turn.
  25. theater review
    Theater Review: Rachel Weisz Grapples With David Hare’s PlentyA major star in a nearly impossible role.
  26. Theater Review: Listening in on Daniel Radcliffe in PrivacyAs the Writer, who knows things about you.
  27. theater review
    Theater Review: The Taming of the ShrewPhyllida Lloyd gives it a try in Central Park.
  28. theater
    Theater Review: First Daughter SuitePrimaried stages.
  29. broadway
    Lupita Nyong’o and TWD’s Michonne Are Headed to BroadwayEclipsed will be one of only two shows written by a woman in Broadway’s current lineup.
  30. theater
    Even Homer Revs: A Biker Odyssey in the ParkSing in me, Muse, of the Angels of Hell’s.
  31. theater
    Theater Review: Cymbeline in the Park, With Some StreamliningA strain of rareness.
  32. Theater Review: A Tempest Without Much StorminessIn the park.
  33. theater
    Theater Review: City Dynamics Step Onstage, in BuzzerA neighborhood in transition.
  34. theater review
    Theater Review: Father Comes Home From the WarsSuzan-Lori Parks’s serial masterpiece.
  35. theater review
    Theater Review: King Lear, Starring John LithgowThis production is a statue not fully liberated from the stone.
  36. The Grub Street Diet
    Singer Eric Hutchinson Celebrates His Album Release With Babbo’s Pasta and“This is why I can’t have nice things at home or on my backstage rider. I’ll just sit there and compulsively finish it.”
  37. stage debuts
    Steven Soderbergh’s to Make Off-Broadway DebutChloë Moretz will star in The Library.
  38. stage dive
    Theater Review: The Miraculous Fun HomeAlison Bechdel’s comic-strip memoir, onstage.
  39. stage dive
    Theater Review: A Singing, Summery Love’s Labour’s LostOn musicalizing an odd Shakespearean comedy.
  40. events
    Is New York Still a Home for Artists?Join us on May 7.
  41. Easy
    Joe’s Pub’s Expansion Plans Harmoniously ApprovedWith a new kitchen, too!
  42. tear down the wall!
    Philip Seymour Hoffman and Liev Schreiber Go on a Wild Path of DestructionThey gathered with other Public Theater alumni to tear down the lobby before it gets refurbished.
  43. cheek by jowl
    Is ‘Hair’ Just ‘Cats’ With Hippies?A hair-to-fur analysis, in chart form.
  44. cheek by jowl
    Is ‘Hair’ Just ‘Cats’ With Hippies?A hair-to-fur analysis, in chart form.
  45. news reel
    Shakespeare in the Park Plagued by Bad Weather, RaccoonsOne of the great thrills of live outdoor theater is knowing you could be attacked by a raccoon at any minute.
  46. tube junkie
    Video: The Scene at Last Night’s Public Theater GalaKathleen Turner plays John McCain in A Midsummer Night’s Dream at the Public Theater’s annual gala.
  47. the industry
    The Clock Is Ticking for Jon VoightPlus: The Public announces plays by John Guare, Christopher Durang, and Danny Hoch.
  48. countdown
    New Sondheim Musical Finally Opening This Fall, Directed by John DoyleDespite a checkered development history, we’re officially excited!
  49. news reel
    David Strathairn Takes His ‘Conversations in Tusculum’ Castmates on a Tour of the MetAidan Quinn points out the jiggly bits to Gloria Reuben.
  50. the industry
    Mira Nair and Hilary Swank Take to the AirPlus, this summer’s Public Theater in the Park schedule is announced!
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