The Public Theater hosted the Public Sings! benefit last night, March 5. The evening featured, David Byrne, Alan Cumming, Montego Glover, Gabriel Kahane, Ethan Lipton, Kelli O'Hara, Jesse L. Martin, Benjamin Walker, Jessica Phillips and more at Joe's Pub. BroadwayWorld was there and brings you photo coverage below!
The evening was directed by Daisy Prince with musical direction by Chris Fenwick and celebrated 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.
Highlights of the evening included 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.
The complete PUBLIC SINGS! line-up also included Stanley Bahorek, Joan Almedilla, Mary Kate Morrissey, Rocio Del Mar Valles, and Corey Mach.
For more information, visit www.publictheater.org.
Photo Credit: Jennifer Broski
Celia Keenan-Bolger, John Ellison Conlee
Rocio Del Mar Valles, Stanley Bahorek, Mary Kate Morrissey
Corey Mach, Joan Almedilla
Lili Cooper, Matt Doyle
Mamie Gummer, Benjamin Walker