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Monday, 27 February 2012 15:33

The Public Theater Announces Additional Line-Up for Public Sings! Benefit on Mar 5

The Public Theater

THE PUBLIC THEATER
ANNOUNCES 
ADDITIONAL LINE UP FOR

PUBLIC SINGS!

On Monday, March 5

Tituss Burgess, John Ellison Conlee, Lili Cooper, Matt Doyle,
Renee Elise Goldsberry, Greg Hildreth, Eli James,
Celia Keenan-Bolger, Justin Levine, Norm Lewis,
Betsy Morgan, Jessica Phillips,
Bobby Steggert, and Katie Thompson
Join This One-Night-Only Event

Limited Number of $250 Tickets Available Now

February 27, 2012 – The Public Theater (Artistic Director Oskar Eustis; Executive Director Patrick Willingham) announced today that Tituss Burgess, John Ellison Conlee, Lili Cooper, Matt Doyle, Renee Elise Goldsberry, Greg Hildreth, Eli James, Celia Keenan-Bolger, Justin Levine, Norm Lewis, Betsy Morgan, Jessica Phillips, Bobby Steggert, and Katie Thompson will join the star-studded PUBLIC SINGS!benefit on Monday, March 5 at Joe’s Pub.Alimited number of $250 tickets for the performance only are available now by calling (212) 539-8554.

Directed by Daisy Prince with musical direction by Chris Fenwick, this one-night-only event will also include the previously announced Laura Benanti, David Byrne, Alan Cumming, Raul Esparza, Montego Glover, Gabriel Kahane, Ethan Lipton, Kelli O’Hara, Jesse L. Martin, and Benjamin Walker.

Thisunforgettable evening will celebrate the rich history of musicals produced by The Public Theater, including HAIR; A Chorus Line; Caroline, or Change; and Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson; as well as upcoming musicals such as February House premiering at The Public this May; and the Shakespeare in the Park production of Into the Woods this summer.

A few exciting highlights of the evening will be Kelli O’Hara singing “What I Did For Love” from the hit musical A Chorus Line; Benjamin Walker singing “Rock Star” from the critically acclaimed Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson; Norm Lewis and Renee Elise Goldsberry reprising their hit “Night Letter” from Two Gentleman of Verona; Montego Glover singing “Easy to be Hard” from HAIR; and Laura Benanti singing “On the Steps of the Palace” from Into the Woods.

Benefit tickets for PUBLIC SINGS! begin at $250 for the show only, with limited availability. There are also tickets available at the $1,000 Performer level, which includes preferred seating and a post-show reception, and range up to the $5,000 Producer level, which includes VIP seating and an opportunity to attend an exclusive sound check on the day of the performance.

The complete PUBLIC SINGS! line-up will also include Stanley Bahorek, Joan Almedilla, Mary Kate Morrissey, Rocio Del Mar Valles, and Corey Mach.

DAISY PRINCE (Director). Her work for The Public Theater includes 10 shows at Joe’s Pub, most recently Tom Kitt’s “An Evening at Stella Del Mare,” and, as a performer, Michael John LaChiusa’s The Petrified Prince.  Her directing credits include The Last Five Years (original Off-Broadway and Chicago productions); Songs For a New World, (original Off-Broadway production, both by Jason Robert Brown); It’s Only Life: The Songs of John Bucchino at Rubicon Theatre, CA (Los Angeles Ovation Award, Independent Award, Best Direction) also at SPF and American Songbook at Lincoln Center; Pentimento with Jessica Molaskey, John Pizzarelli, Christine Ebersole and Frank McCourt. Her concert direction in 2011 includes Jazz at Lincoln Center’s American Songbook; Lyrics and Lyricists at 92nd St. Y; The Genius of Autism; and Zankel Hall at Carnegie Hall. Her performing credits include Merrily We Roll Along (original Broadway Cast); Follies in Concert (Lincoln Center); Pal Joey (Encores! City Center). Prince was a featured performer in concert with New York Pops at Carnegie Hall. Her recording credits include all of the above and John Bucchino’s Grateful. Her film credits include three Woody Allen films: Everyone Says I Love You, Deconstructing Harry, and Celebrity. Her producing credits include three plays with Bonnie Metzgar and Thalia Field as House frau, inc. at BACA downtown, including Mac Wellman’s Sincerity Forever. Her upcoming projects include the original musical The Connector with Jason Robert Brown and Jonathan Marc Sherman.


THE PUBLIC THEATER
(Oskar Eustis, Artistic Director; Patrick Willingham, Executive Director)was founded by Joseph Papp in 1954 and is now one of the nation’s preeminent cultural institutions, producing new plays, musicals, and productions of classics at its downtown home and at the Delacorte Theater in Central Park. The Public Theater’s mandate to create a theater for all New Yorkers continues to this day onstage and through extensive outreach programs. Each year, more than 250,000 people attend Public Theater-related productions and events at six downtown stages, including Joe’s Pub, and Shakespeare in the Park. The Public Theater’s productions have won 42 Tony Awards, 158 Obies, 42 Drama Desk Awards and four Pulitzer Prizes. Fifty-four Public Theater productions have moved to Broadway, including Sticks and Bones; That Championship Season; A Chorus Line; For Colored Girls…; The Pirates of Penzance; The Tempest; Bring In ‘da Noise, Bring In ‘da Funk; The Ride Down Mt. Morgan; Topdog/Underdog; Take Me Out; Caroline, or Change; Passing Strange; the revival of HAIR; Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson and The Merchant of Venicewww.publictheater.org.

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