FORWARD. TOGETHER. A Virtual Event to Support the Public



Location: Virtual

Date & Time: Tuesday, October 20, 2020 @ 8 PM 

The Public Theater is committed to making art that inspires, connects, and uplifts our community. Originally scheduled for June 1, we hope you'll join them for this re-imagined, star-studded free virtual event on October 20.

Tuesday, October 20, 2020
8:00PM EST Performance
Streaming here, YouTube, and Facebook 

In recognition of the shared needs of our community partners, 25% of event proceeds will be equally distributed via grants to the nine partner organizations that participate in our Public Works and Public Shakespeare initiatives.

Co-Chairs: Kwame Anthony AppiahCandia Fisher, Joanna FisherLaure Sudreau, and Lynne Wheat

Honorees: Audrey & Zygi Wilf
Artistic Honoree: Sam Waterston

Directed by Kenny Leon
Music Directed by Ted Sperling

Featuring performances and special appearances by: Jelani Alladin, Jacqueline Antaramian, Antonio Banderas, Laura Benanti, Kim Blanck, Ally Bonino, Danielle Brooks, Jenn Colella, Elvis Costello, Daniel Craig, Alysha Deslorieux, Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Holly Gould, Danai Gurira, Stephanie Hsu, David Henry Hwang, Oscar Issac, Nikki M. James, Alicia Keys, John Leguizamo, John Lithgow, Audra McDonald, Grace McLean, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Kelli O'Hara, Mia Pak, Suzan-Lori Parks, David Hyde Pierce, Phylicia Rashad, Liev Schreiber, Martin Sheen, Phillipa Soo, Meryl Streep, Trudie Styler & Sting, Will Swenson, Shaina Taub, Kuhoo Verma, Ada Westfall and Kate Wetherhead