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Women of the Public Gala Takes Place at the Public Theater

The event took place on June 3.

The Public Theater held its Women of the Public gala on June 3 at the Delacorte Theater.

The cast of the Public's Women of the Public gala.
(© Joan Marcus)

Directed by Leigh Silverman, with music direction by Mary-Mitchell Campbell, the highly anticipated summer gala under the stars celebrated those who shaped our past and guide our future.

Nicole Kimpel, Antonio Banderas, Barbara Kimpel, and Luis Villabon.
(© Simon Luethi and Andres Otero)

Among the performers were Annaleigh Ashford, Kim Blanck, Ally Bonino, Alison Cimmet, Jenn Colella, Bridget Everett, Tanesha Gary, Morgan Siobhan Green, Jessica Hecht, Marva Hicks, Jayne Houdyshell, Stephanie Hsu, Bre Jackson, Courtney Jamison, Gizel Jiménez, Ramona Keller, Lisa Kron, Alyse Alan Louis, Shakina Nayfack, Suzan-Lori Parks, Krysta Rodriguez, Daphne Rubin-Vega, Jessie Shelton, Emily Skeggs, Diana Son, Shaina Taub, Jeanine Tesori, Katie Thompson, Alysha Umphress, Kuhoo Verma, Tatiana Wechsler, Remy Zaken, and many more.

This year's celebration was inspired by the legacy of Lisa Garcia Quiroz. A former Public Theater Trustee, according to press materials, "Lisa had a profound commitment to creating an equitable world and believed deeply in The Public's role in driving that work forward."

Bridget Everett and her dog Poppy.
(© Simon Luethi and Andres Otero)

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