HANDS ON INTERPRETED SHOWS - THE PUBLIC THEATER

11/06/2021 1:00 pm

THE PUBLIC THEATER IS PLEASED TO ANNOUNCE THEIR RETURN TO LIVE THEATER WITH 2 UPCOMING PRODUCTIONS

 

 

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Interpreted Performance - Saturday, November 6 @ 1:00pm 

With heart, humor, and lush new songs, Pulitzer Prize and Tony-winning team Tom Kitt and Brian Yorkey and Kwame Kwei-Armah bring their soul-stirring new musical based on the acclaimed independent film, THE VISITOR by Thomas McCarthy, to The Public for its World Premiere. Widowed and living alone, Walter is a college professor whose life has lost a sense of purpose. When Tarek, a vivacious drummer, and Zainab, an iron-willed jewelry maker, enter his life in the most unexpected circumstances, Walter is swept up into their struggle to stay in an America that they have made their home, but seeks to cast them out. Featuring David Hyde Pierce and Tony winner Daniel Sullivan who directs this unforgettable new musical about friends and lovers caught between two worlds.

Interpreters: Leo Alvarez, Bill Moody & Monique Sarpy

Interpreter Advisor: Frank Dattolo 

 

 

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CULLUD WATTAH 

Interpreted Performance - Sunday, November 21 @ 2:30pm 

2021 Susan Smith Blackburn Prize winner Erika Dickerson-Despenza’s new Afro-surrealist play premieres at The Public about three generations of Black women living through the current water crisis in Flint, Michigan. It’s been 936 days since Flint has had clean water. Marion, a third-generation General Motors employee, is consumed by layoffs at the engine plant. When her sister, Ainee, seeks justice and restitution for lead poisoning, her plan reveals the toxic entanglements between the city and its most powerful industry, forcing their family to confront the past-present-future cost of survival. As lead seeps into their home and their bodies, corrosive memories and secrets rise among them. Will this family ever be able to filter out the truth? Directed by Lilly Award winner Candis C. JonesCULLUD WATTAH blends form and bends time, diving deep into the poisonous choices of the outside world, the contamination within, and how we make the best choices for our families’ futures when there are no real, present options. CULLUD WATTAH comes to us from the same playwright and director duo behind the thrilling digital production of shadow/land.

Interpreters: Frenchetta Perez-Kilpatrick, Jina Porter & Kathleen Taylor

Interpreter Advisor: Alaina Mitchell

As we return to live, indoor performances, we all must play our part around Health and Safety. All audience members will be required to show proof of a complete vaccination for access into the facility for performances and events. Approved face masks will be required at all times, including while watching a performance, except while actively eating and drinking.  Our staff and the artists are also completely vaccinated. Learn about all current protocols with Safe at The Public.

Address/Contact Information:
The Public Theater
425 Lafayette Street (at Astor Place)
New York, NY 10003

Directions:
By Subway:

West Side: Take the R or N train to the 8th Street Station
East Side: Take the #6 train to Astor Place Station

By Bus:
M2, M3, or M8 to 8th Street and 4th Avenue
M5 or M6 to 8th Street and Broadway
M15 to 2 nd Avenue and 9th Street
M101 or M102 to 8th Street and Cooper Union