FORWARD. TOGETHER. A Virtual Event to Support the Public
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 Appiah, Candia Fisher, Joanna Fisher, Laure 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