Public Theater Asks "Who Lost America?" in Panel With Lisa Kron and More

PlayBlog   Public Theater Asks "Who Lost America?" in Panel With Lisa Kron and More
The Public Theater has announced the lineup for its second Public Forum event, "Who Lost America? How Our Politics and Culture Have Changed in the 10 Years Since Bush v. Gore," Nov. 15 at 8 PM.

The three-part evening will begin with an address by Tony Award nominee Lisa Kron, whose play In the Wake is currently running at the Public. A roundtable debate on the effect of the last ten years on society, featuring Kron, The New Yorker's Hendrik Hertzberg and The New York Times' Sam Tanenhaus, and moderated by Jeremy McCarter, will then take place.

Members of the The Civilians will perform songs about America written by Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson's Michael Friedman to conclude the evening, which will be hosted by The Public's artistic director, Oskar Eustis.

The next Public Forum event, featuring Stephen Sondheim and Tony Kushner discussing Sondheim's career and new book, "Finishing the Hat," will take place Nov. 29.

The Public Theater is located at 425 Lafeyette Street. Tickets are $25 and are available at

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