The civic-minded Oskar Eustis is artistic director of this local institution dedicated to the work of new American playwrights but also known for its Shakespeare productions (Shakespeare in the Park). The building, an Astor Place landmark, has five stages, plays host to the annual Under the Radar festival, nurtures productions in its Lab series and is also home to the Joe’s Pub music venue.
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425 Lafayette St
|Cross street:||between Astor Pl and E 4th St|
|Transport:||Subway: N, R to 8th St–NYU; 6 to Astor Pl|
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After touring correctional facilities, homeless shelters and other institutions throughout the five boroughs, the Public's Mobile Unit heads home with its version of Shakespeare's Danish play, where a ghost and a prince meet and everyone ends in mincemeat....Shakespeare Tuesday September 27 2016 - Sunday October 9 2016Read more
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Prolific writer-director Richard Nelson builds on the success of his Apple Family play cycle with a new trilogy about the Gabriels—the Apples' neighbors in upstate New York—pegged to major moments in the 2016 election year. The first play, Hunger, opened...Drama Tuesday September 27 2016 - Sunday October 9 2016Read more
Oscar winner Rachel Weisz (The Constant Gardener) and Corey Stoll (House of Cards) star in the first NYC revival of David Hare's drama, which tracks the anomie of a World War II heroine who unravels in the decades that follow. British prestige-revival...Drama Tuesday October 4 2016 - Sunday November 20 2016Read more
The bonds among a group of friends at a factory are tested by declining economic security in the New York premiere of a drama by Lynn Nottage (Intimate Apparel). Kate Whoriskey, who directed Nottage's Pulitzer Prize–winning Ruined, takes the helm aga...Drama Tuesday October 18 2016 - Sunday November 27 2016Read more