The Public Theater
Under the leadership of Artistic Director Oskar Eustis and Executive Director Patrick Willingham, The Public Theater is the only theater in New York that produces Shakespeare, the classics, musicals, contemporary and experimental pieces in equal measure.
FREE TICKETS & DISCOUNTS
Free First Previews (Lottery)
TodayTix and The Public Theater are thrilled to bring you Free First Previews at The Public! For the first preview of each production this season, all tickets are free, and you can enter via the TodayTix app to win.
Shakespeare in the Park
FREE FOR ALL. ALL SUMMER. EVERY SUMMER.
Free tickets are available for every public performance, with seating locations in every section of the theater.
Free tickets are available in the following ways:
- In person at The Delacorte
- Downtown at Astor Place
- Online via the virtual lottery
- Through borough distributions
The Public Theater’s internship program offers a unique opportunity for individuals to gain practical experience in one of the country’s premiere not-for-profit theaters. Internships are offered in a variety of departments, from the creative to the administrative, and interns are encouraged to explore beyond their department to learn more about how the theater functions as a whole. Applications are accepted on an ongoing basis.
The Public Theater’s Public Works
Summer 2017: Hunter students at A Midsummer Night’s Dream at Shakespeare in the Park.