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Public Theater, 425 Lafayette Street, New York, NY 10003

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Anspacher Theater is part of the Public Theater complex.

Public Theater, 425 Lafayette Street, New York, NY 10003

Year opened: 1967

The Anspacher Theater is located within the Public Theater, a New York City arts organization founded as The Shakespeare Workshop in 1954 by Joseph Papp. The Public Theater was opened to stage new and up-and-coming playwrights and performance artists. The Anspacher has a seating capacity of 275.

Upcoming Highlights

  • Latin History For Morons

    Booking until Apr 23

  • Hamlet

    Opens Jun 20

Latin History For Morons

Until April 23, 2017

Emmy Award-winner John Leguizamo is a creature of countless talents. From film, television, theater, stand-up comedy and even music, there are few project that he hasn't yet tackled. Following on from his recent success 2011 on-Broadway with Ghetto Klown, he returns with another one-man show developed at La Jolla Playhouse in CA, this time tackling the historic contributions of Latinos that have been conveniently forgotten from the history books. Using his trademark rapid-fire wit, sharp observations and personal experiences, he will introduce you to hidden histories spanning the Aztec and Incan Empires to World War II.


June 20-September 3, 2017

Poe Dameron himself Oscar Isaac (Star Wars: The Force Awakens, Inside Llewyn Davis) take son the role of a lifetime in Hamlet. This new staging of The Bard's bloody tragedy is directed by Tony winner Sam Gold (Fun Home).

March '17
April '17
June '17

Jun 29-Aug 26, 2017

July '17

Jun 29-Aug 26, 2017

August '17

Jun 29-Aug 26, 2017

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