Public Forum

Cynthia Nixon, Salman Rushdie, and More Set for The Public Forum Series This Fall
By Bethany Rickwald · Aug 12, 2014

The Public Theater's ongoing series connects dramatic literature to society with readings, discussions, and more.

The Public Forum's Shakespeare in America Event Highlighted the U.S.'s Complicated Relationship With the Bard
By Bethany Rickwald · Jul 1, 2014

James Earl Jones, Alec Baldwin, Cynthia Nixon, and more celebrate the latest publication from The Library of America.

Annette Bening, Jessica Chastain, and More to Perform at Free Public Forum
By Hayley Levitt · Jun 24, 2014

More stars join the Public Theater event, celebrating Shakespeare in America.

Alec Baldwin, Brian Dennehy, Kelli O'Hara, and More Join Free Public Forum at the Delacorte
By Bethany Rickwald · Jun 12, 2014

The event will celebrate Shakespeare and the newly released Library of America book Shakespeare in America.

James Earl Jones, Cynthia Nixon, and More to Be Featured at Free Public Forum Event at the Delacorte
By David Gordon · May 29, 2014

Steven Pasquale and Michael Cerveris will also be on hand to discuss Shakespeare in America.

Anna Deavere Smith Will Direct Two-Night Public Forum Event on Race and Art
By David Gordon · May 8, 2014

The event will take place at the Public's Anspacher Theater.

Steven Soderbergh and Scott Z. Burns Will Explore The Library in Upcoming Public Forum Discussion
By David Gordon · Mar 27, 2014

Burns' new play, directed by Soderbergh, is currently running at the Public Theater.

Harvey Fierstein, Sheldon Harnick, and More Explore Fiddler on the Roof at Public Forum
By Editorial Staff · Mar 18, 2014

An Evening With Tevye and Chava looked at how Sholom Aleichem's timeless characters have reflected generations of social concerns.

The Public Theater's Spring Public Forum to Include Sarah Lewis: Pictures and Progress
By Bethany Rickwald · Mar 11, 2014

A historian, curator, and author, Lewis will discuss Frederick Douglass' seminal lecture along with screenwriter José Rivera and photographer Carrie Mae Weems.

Audra McDonald, Will Swenson, and Harvey Fierstein Set for Spring Season of Public Forum Drama Club
By Bethany Rickwald · Jan 15, 2014

Additional guests will include Sheldon Harnick, Chris Hayes, and Austin Pendleton.