A Hotly anticipated World Premiere
With five Pulitzer, 54 Tony, 152 Obie and 42 Drama Desk Awards under its belt, the Public Theater has long been a champion of groundbreaking and thought provoking theatre, as well as a place of nurturing, inclusion and creation since its founding by Joseph Papp in 1954. Its latest 2019/20 season brings together a host of diverse, new and old voices in the theatre world as well productions that reflect today's contemporary issues, eight new works, three world premieres, an NYC premiere and two major revivals amongst them!
One of the hotly anticipated world premieres is celebrated theatre maker Daniel Sullivan's vibrant story of immigrant culture and the American experience entitled The Visitor. The musical chronicles the profound interactions between isolated and widowed economics professor Walter who's and two undocumented migrants living in his apartment, turning his lonely life upside down.