Productions by The Public Theater

Jul. 09 - Aug. 09, 2023
F-Sun
San Antonio
Into The Woods by The Public Theater

Into The Woods
by The Public Theater

  Everyone's favorite storybook characters are intertwined for a timeless story played out in a magical world. The enchanting and touching collection of fables are …

Nov. 20 - Dec. 20, 2022
F-Sun
San Antonio
Annie, the musical by The Public Theater

Annie, the musical
by The Public Theater

A Broadway musical blockbuster perfect for the holidays! Determined to find the parents who abandoned her, Annie escapes on an adventure through New York City. …

Oct. 23 - Oct. 24, 2022
 
San Antonio
The Rocky Horror Picture Show by The Public Theater

The Rocky Horror Picture Show
by The Public Theater

The Rocky Horror Show is a musical with music, lyrics and book by Richard O'Brien. A humorous tribute to the science fiction and horror B movies of the 1930s through to the early 1960s, …

Aug. 14 - Aug. 30, 2022
F-Sun
San Antonio
Fade by The Public Theater

Fade
by The Public Theater

  Lucia, a young writer, quickly becomes friends with a studio janitor named Abel. As they share stories, similar plots begin to find their way …

Jul. 15 - Aug. 21, 2022
F-Sun
San Antonio
Once on this Island by The Public Theater

Once on this Island
by The Public Theater

Ti Moune, a peasant girl, rescues a wealthy boy from the other side of the island, Daniel, with whom she falls in love. Unbeknownst to …

May. 20 - Jun. 26, 2022
F-Sun
San Antonio
A Bronx Tale by The Public Theater

A Bronx Tale
by The Public Theater

Based on the critically acclaimed play that inspired the now classic film, this streetwise musical will take you to the stoops of the Bronx in …

May. 14 - Jun. 06, 2022
F-Sun
San Antonio
A Bronx Tale by The Public Theater

A Bronx Tale
by The Public Theater

Based on the play by Chazz Palminteri  Musical Jersey Boys meets West Side Story! This streetwise musical takes you to the stoops of the Bronx in the 1960s …

Apr. 23 - May. 09, 2022
F-Sun
San Antonio
The Ladies' Foursome by The Public Theater

The Ladies' Foursome
by The Public Theater

Hit the golf course in this must see comedy! During this outrageous round of golf, four women discuss life, love, men, sex, and careers. From …

Mar. 26 - Apr. 18, 2022
F-Sun
San Antonio
La Casa Azul by The Public Theater

La Casa Azul
by The Public Theater

A new musical! Inspired by the life of Mexican artist Frida Khalo. Passion and pain are transformed into creativity and beauty as this story speaks …

Mar. 25 - May. 01, 2022
F-Sun
San Antonio
She Loves Me by The Public Theater

She Loves Me
by The Public Theater

  Set in a 1930s European perfumery. We meet shop clerks Amalia and Georg, who, more often than not, don't see eye to eye. After …

Feb. 28 - Mar. 22, 2022
Th-Sun
San Antonio
Admissions by The Public Theater

Admissions
by The Public Theater

The head of an admissions department and the Headmaster at a prep school are fighting to diversify the student body. Personal ambition collides with progressive …

Feb. 26 - Mar. 21, 2022
F-Sun
San Antonio
Orphans by The Public Theater

Orphans
by The Public Theater

A wonderful thriller filled with suspense. Two brothers, Phillip and Treat, deal with a mysteriously wealthy businessman who turns the tables on them, and in …

Jan. 29 - Feb. 21, 2022
F-Sun
San Antonio
Kinky Boots by The Public Theater

Kinky Boots
by The Public Theater

A winner of six Tony Awards including Best Musical and Best Score! With help from Lola, Charlie not only saves his shoe factory, he discovers …

Jan. 14 - Feb. 20, 2022
 
San Antonio
35mm: A Musical Exhibition by The Public Theater

35mm: A Musical Exhibition
by The Public Theater

  A picture is worth 1,000 words — what about a song? Can a picture inspire a song or fifteen? In 35mm, each photo creates …

Nov. 19 - Dec. 19
F-Sun
San Antonio
Season's Greetings from San Antonio by The Public Theater

Season's Greetings from San Antonio
by The Public Theater

Article by Jasmina Wellinghoff, editor of ArtsAlive San Antonio (click to go to web posting) The Public’s Holiday Show is a Made-in-San Antonio Original November …

Sep. 10 - Oct. 17
F-Sun
San Antonio
Tick, tick . . . BOOM! by The Public Theater

Tick, tick . . . BOOM!
by The Public Theater

Tick, Tick...BOOM! Music, Book, and Lyrics by Jonathan Larson Musical The Russell Hill Rogers Theater Sept 10 - Oct 17, 2021 His girlfriend wants to …

Jun. 24 - Jun. 27
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Everywhere
Cleft by The Public Theater

Cleft
by The Public Theater

CLEFT is the heartwarming and, at times, humorous look through the eyes of a child experiencing her parents' divorce alongside the beloved family beagle. Eliza …

Jun. 17 - Jun. 27
Th-Sun
San Antonio
Fresh Ink New Works Festival by The Public Theater

Fresh Ink New Works Festival
by The Public Theater

    Two new productions will be presented as part of the new-works festival!   *May contain themes and content not suitable for all audiences. …

May. 13 - Jun. 13
 
San Antonio
I Am My Own Wife by The Public Theater

I Am My Own Wife
by The Public Theater

    A fascinating tale of Charlotte von Mahlsdorf, a real-life German transvestite who managed to survive both the Nazi onslaught and the repressive East …

Apr. 08 - Apr. 18
Th-Sun
San Antonio
Golda's Balcony by The Public Theater

Golda's Balcony
by The Public Theater

  A dramatic look at idealism, power, and the strength it takes to shape the destiny of a nation. This tight-knit story of war and …

Mar. 04 - Mar. 14
Th-Sun
San Antonio
Empanada by The Public Theater

Empanada
by The Public Theater

The story of a Lesbiana en probaditas. A sometimes-hilarious comedy, other times dramatic and emotional story of the difficult challenges a Mexican-American is faced with …

Feb. 10 - Feb. 27
 
Everywhere
Thurgood by The Public Theater

Thurgood
by The Public Theater

We are absolutely thrilled to announce that the hit production of Thurgood is back for FOUR special encore performances this month. Celebrate Black History with …

Jan. 14 - Jan. 24
Th-Sun
Everywhere
Thurgood by The Public Theater

Thurgood
by The Public Theater

This is the story of the life of the first African American Supreme Court justice, Thurgood Marshall, and his role in the historic decision on …

Dec. 03 - Nov. 13, 2020
Th-Sat
Everywhere
Fully Committed by The Public Theater

Fully Committed
by The Public Theater

A side-splitting holiday comedy with forty diverse characters designed to be played by a single versatile performer. Sam, an out-of-work actress, works the red-hot reservation line …

Nov. 05 - Nov. 15, 2020
Th-Sun
Everywhere
Squeamish by The Public Theater

Squeamish
by The Public Theater

    Phobia and compulsion are at work in this psychological horror about craving what terrifies us. Sharon is an Upper West Side shrink, longtime …

Jan. 31 - Feb. 23, 2020
F-Sun
San Antonio
A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder by The Public Theater

A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder
by The Public Theater

    A distant heir to a family fortune, Monty sets out to speed up the line of succession by using a great deal of …

Dec. 26 - Jan. 19, 2019
Th-Sun
San Antonio
The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time by The Public Theater

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time
by The Public Theater

Christopher stands beside his neighbor’s dead dog. Under suspicion, he is determined to solve the mystery of who murdered Wellington. This profoundly moving play about …

Dec. 12 - Dec. 22, 2019
Th-Sun
San Antonio
All Is Calm by The Public Theater

All Is Calm
by The Public Theater

In 1914, at the Western Front, out of the violence comes a silence, then a song. A German soldier steps into No Man's Land singing …

Nov. 22 - Dec. 22, 2019
F-Sun
San Antonio
Elf, the musical by The Public Theater

Elf, the musical
by The Public Theater

Buddy embarks on a journey to discover his true identity and is determined to win over his new family. This modern day holiday classic reminds …

Oct. 25 - Oct. 26, 2019
F-Sat
San Antonio
The Rocky Horror Show by The Public Theater

The Rocky Horror Show
by The Public Theater

A story of creation, love, hate, sex and adventure! The story begins in Denton, Ohio as Brad Majors and Janet Weiss, after getting engaged, travel …

Oct. 18 - Nov. 17, 2019
F-Sun
San Antonio
First Date by The Public Theater

First Date
by The Public Theater

  A casual drink at a restaurant turns into a hilarious high-stakes dinner. Delightful and unexpected twists, supportive best friends, manipulative exes and protective parents, …

Sep. 13 - Oct. 13, 2019
F-Sat
San Antonio
Mary Poppins by The Public Theater

Mary Poppins
by The Public Theater

Based on one of the most popular Disney movies of all time, this is an enchanting mixture of irresistible story, unforgettable songs, and breathtaking dance …

Aug. 16 - Sep. 01, 2019
F-Sun
San Antonio
Real Women Have Curves by The Public Theater

Real Women Have Curves
by The Public Theater

A Comedy Presentation by Teatro Audaz Set in a tiny sewing factory in East Los Angeles in September 1987. Ana and the women converse about …

Jul. 12 - Aug. 11, 2019
F-Sun
San Antonio
Matilda, the musical by The Public Theater

Matilda, the musical
by The Public Theater

A joyous girl power romp! This is the story of an extraordinary girl who, armed with a vivid imagination and a sharp mind, dares to …

Jun. 14 - Jun. 30, 2019
F-Sun
San Antonio
Sink, Florida, Sink by The Public Theater

Sink, Florida, Sink
by The Public Theater

After a series of volatile Hurricanes have left most of Florida under water, the remaining residents of a small beach town fight to keep their …

May. 17 - Jun. 09, 2019
F-Sun
San Antonio
Once by The Public Theater

Once
by The Public Theater

This emotionally captivating musical is the only show to have music that won an Academy Award, a Grammy Award, an Olivier Award and a Tony …

Apr. 19 - May. 12, 2019
F-Sun
San Antonio
Freud's Last Session by The Public Theater

Freud's Last Session
by The Public Theater

Dr. Sigmund Freud invites the young C.S. Lewis to his home in London. On the day England enters World War Two, Freud and Lewis clash …

Mar. 22 - Apr. 14, 2019
Th-Sun
San Antonio
Million Dollar Quartet by The Public Theater

Million Dollar Quartet
by The Public Theater

DID YOU KNOW? Sam Phillips was the founder of Sun Records and Sun Studio, in Memphis, Tennessee, where he produced recordings by Elvis Presley, Jerry …

Feb. 22 - Mar. 17, 2019
F-Sun
San Antonio
Daddy Long Legs by The Public Theater

Daddy Long Legs
by The Public Theater

  A heartwarming Cinderella story about a witty and winsome young woman and her mysterious benefactor, based on the treasured novel that inspired the classic …

Jan. 25 - Feb. 17, 2019
Th-Sun
San Antonio
Rent by The Public Theater

Rent
by The Public Theater

Set in the East Village of New York City, this is an inspiring musical about friends and artists struggling with addiction, poverty, and most of …

Dec. 28 - Jan. 20, 2018
Th-Sun
San Antonio
An Infinite Ache by The Public Theater

An Infinite Ache
by The Public Theater

Hope and Charles are a pair of lonely twenty-somethings about to end a supremely uninteresting first date. But just as they say good night, the …

Nov. 23 - Dec. 23, 2018
F-Sun
San Antonio
All Is Calm by The Public Theater

All Is Calm
by The Public Theater

Out of the violence comes a silence, then a song. Thus, begins an extraordinary night of camaraderie, music, and peace. A remarkable true experience, told …

Oct. 19 - Nov. 18, 2018
F-Sun
San Antonio
Fun Home by The Public Theater

Fun Home
by The Public Theater

  When her father dies unexpectedly, Alison dives deep into her past to tell the story of the volatile, brilliant, one-of-a-kind man whose temperament and …

Sep. 13 - Oct. 14, 2018
F-Sun
San Antonio
Disney's Newsies by The Public Theater

Disney's Newsies
by The Public Theater

Adapted from the Disney film and based on the real-life Newsboy Strike of 1899, New York City's newsboys seize the day when they strike against …

Jun. 08 - Jul. 01, 2018
Th-Sun
San Antonio
Assassins by The Public Theater

Assassins
by The Public Theater

This controversial musical boldly transcends time as the assassins justify their actions with wit, humor, and a sense of understanding. Everybody’s right to the American …

May. 27, 2018
Sun
San Antonio
Sink, Florida, Sink by The Public Theater

Sink, Florida, Sink
by The Public Theater

Join us for a FREE workshop reading of Sink, Florida, Sink by David Kimple, our World Premiere Fresh Ink Presentation from David Kimple that is a part of our 18-19 …

Apr. 13 - May. 06, 2018
F-Sun
San Antonio
Hand to God by The Public Theater

Hand to God
by The Public Theater

  This ridiculously raunchy, irreverent, and funny show is bound to leave you sore from laughing. When Jason’s puppet takes on a shocking personality all …

Feb. 27 - Feb. 28, 2018
T-W
San Antonio
The Balcony by The Public Theater

The Balcony
by The Public Theater

The Balcony is historical fiction about a young Black man, Lee Johnson, in 1913. Mr. Johnson is accused of murdering San Antonio's most beloved physician, …

Feb. 15 - Feb. 16, 2018
Th-F
San Antonio
York by The Public Theater

York
by The Public Theater

The Lewis and Clark Expedition told through the eyes of York, William Clark’s personal manservant and slave.York tells the story of William Clark’s manservant/slave, who …

Feb. 10, 2018
Sat
San Antonio
Six Characters in Search of a Play by The Public Theater

Six Characters in Search of a Play
by The Public Theater

Sordid Lives creator Del Shores new one-man show directed by Emerson Collins proves once again that he is not a writer, he’s a self-proclaimed thief! …

Jan. 26 - Feb. 18, 2018
F-Sun
San Antonio
Little Women, the Broadway musical by The Public Theater

Little Women, the Broadway musical
by The Public Theater

This timeless, captivating story is brought to life in this glorious musical filled with personal discovery, heartache, hope, and everlasting love. A complete theatrical experience, …

Jan. 20, 2018
Sat
San Antonio
Where Did We Sit on the Bus? by The Public Theater

Where Did We Sit on the Bus?
by The Public Theater

Where Did We Sit on the Bus? is an electric one-man show pulsing with Latin rhythms, rap, hip-hop, spoken word, and live looping. During a …