Jesse L. Martin to Host Public Theater's Shakespeare in Southampton Event

News   Jesse L. Martin to Host Public Theater's Shakespeare in Southampton Event
 
Jesse L. Martin, who appeared in the 2010 Shakespeare in the Park Repertory productions of The Merchant of Venice and The Winter's Tale, will host the Public Theater's Aug. 15 Shakespeare in Southampton fundraiser.
Jesse L. Martin
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Presented as a benefit for the Public Theater's Shakespeare Initiative, the 5 PM event will feature an 80-minute performance of All's Well That Ends Well by the Public's Shakespeare Lab, under the direction of Barry Edelstein.

A 6:30 PM dinner will follow the performance at the Southampton home of Roz and Richard Edelman. The Edelmans, Victoria and David Elenowitz, Joan and George Hornig, and The Public present Shakespeare in Southampton.

Funds raised will help the Public Theater's arts programming for under-served communities throughout New York City. Programs include the Shakespeare Lab, Jr.; Summer ShakeUp; Mobile Shakespeare Lab; and A Midsummer Day’s Camp.

For tickets to the benefit, ranging $150-$500, phone (212) 539-8547 or e-mail Events@PublicTheater.org.

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