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The Public Theatre Trumps

The Public Theatre Trumps
Bette Midler

Bette Midler

The Public Theater has two shows in the Tony race, Eclipsed and Hamilton. Last night thier annual gala, took place last night at the Decorate Theatre. The United States of Shakespeare, featured performances by F. Murray Abraham, Sasha Allen, Sarah Amengual, Lemon Andersen, Christine Baranski, Kate Burton, Michael Cerveris, Michael Friedman, Bill Irwin, Kevin Kline, Lisa Kron, Michael John LaChiusa, Heather Lind, Hamish Linklater, Suzan-Lori Parks, Steven Pasquale, Lily Rabe, Phylicia Rashad, Jay O. Sanders, Ruben Santiago-Hudson, Jimmy Smits, Meryl Streep, Jeanine Tesori, and John Douglas Thompson; and the Public’s Shakespeare Scholar in Residence, Jim Shapiro. Musical direction will be by Chris Fenwick.

Meryl Streep

Meryl Streep

Meryl Streep

 Meryl Streep,Christine Baranski

Meryl Streep, Christine Baranski

The highlight of the night came when Meryl Streep joined Christine Baranski in Brush Up Your Shakespeare. ‘You’ll let me know, why all the women say no,’ Streep sang.

Hamish Linkletter, Lily Rabe

Hamish Linkletter and Lily Rabe

The United States of Shakespeare was directed by Jeremy McCarter and will include scenes from Shakespeare’s greatest works and the American poems, songs, and stories they inspired. Andi Bernstein and Ashley Leeds will serve as gala cochairs for this one-night-only special event that will honor Bank of America for 10 years of leadership and support of free Shakespeare in the Park.

The program

The program

Lin Manuel Miranda

Lin Manuel Miranda and Father

Michael Cerveris

Michael Cerveris

David Hare,

Playwright David Hare

MikeBloomberg

Michael Bloomberg and girl friend

Juliana Margulies, Keith Lieberthal

Juliana Margulies and Keith Lieberthal

 

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Suzanna, co-owns and publishes the newspaper Times Square Chronicles or T2C. At one point a working actress, she has performed in numerous productions in film, TV, cabaret, opera and theatre. She has performed at The New Orleans Jazz festival, The United Nations and Carnegie Hall. She has a screenplay and a TV show in the works, which she developed with her mentor and friend the late Arthur Herzog. She is a proud member of the Drama Desk and the Outer Critics Circle and was a nominator. Email: suzanna@t2conline.com

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