Performances from the upcoming musicals Giant, Here Lies Love, Fun Home and last season's The Total Bent puntcuated The Public Theater's Oct. 13 block party celebrating the reopening of its newly renovated Lafayette Street home.
The block party was part of a series of festivities that celebrates the $40 million renovation of the Public Theater. The 12-5 PM event took place on Lafayette Street between Astor Place and East 4th Street. The Public Theater opened its doors to allow members of the public to view its new lobby and public spaces, including Joe's Pub and the new lounge, The Library.
Additional musical highlights were Jessy Carolina & The Hot Mess; Sasha Allen of the Tony Award-winning Broadway revival of Hair; banjo player Tony Trischka; and M.A.K.U. SoundSystem.
The block party also included New York City food trucks, including Go Burger, Korilla BBQ, Rickshaw Dumplings, The Treats Truck, Valducci’s Pizza, as well as offerings from Carmellini and Oliver, which provides dining hospitality for Joe's Pub and the Public's new lounge, the Library.
You're invited to spend an evening filled with personal tales of difficult choices, bad breaks, worse men and some of the most glorious songs ever written. It's an intimate evening, up close with a legend.
So pull up a chair and order up a drink. Because she's got a life to sing. Tickets as low as $85!
Fuerza Bruta Wayra
Here Lies Love
On The Town
Piece of My Heart
Scenes From A Marriage
Sex With Strangers
The Country House
The Good and The True
This is Our Youth
You Can't Take It With You