Tickets are free (two per person) and may be picked up only on the day of performance after noon at the Delacorte Theater. "Summer Supporter" tickets can be purchased for $75, and a limited number of tickets are distributed gratis via online lottery; see website for details. The Public unveils the first fruit of its civically ambitious Public Works program, devoted to collaborating with multiple New York communities to create large-scale theater. Director Lear deBessonet coordinates a huge pageant that includes seasoned performers—such as Norm Lewis, Carson Elrod, Jeff Hiller and composer Todd Almond—alongside neophyte actors, a gospel choir, taiko drummers, a Mexican dance company, a brass band and a soap-bubble specialist. Yowza!