Giant plays at Public Theater/Newman
425 Lafayette Street, New York, NY 10003
The Public Theater is just below Astor Place.
About the Public Theater
Founded by Joseph Papp in 1954 as "The Shakespeare Workshop" its current artistic manager is Oskar Eustis and the executive director is Patrick Willingham.
The 2012-2013 Season at the Public Theater
GIANT October 26 - December 2
New York Premiere:
Based on the novel by author Edna Ferber, GIANT spans generations in an epic chronicle of Texas, our "Heartbreak Country."
Book by Sybille Pearson, Music and Lyrics by Michael John LaChiusa, Directed by Michael Greif.
SORRY October 30 - November 18
A year after Sweet and Sad, the Apple family again share a meal in Rhinebeck. Written and Directed by Richard Nelson.
THE TWENTY-SEVENTH MAN November 7 - December 9
World Premiere:- Map
Seating chart & directions
'GIANT', the musical
is based on novel by 1924 Pulitzer prize winner Edna Ferber. Giant is a musical about Texas, a powerful cattleman (Jordan "Bick" Benedict) and his bride (Leslie), family and friends.
Giant tells the story of a Texan family for over 30 years, dealing with issues like racism, bigotry and the effects of the oil boom, to the sounds of an eclectic mix of folk, Mexican, and mariachi together with jazz and rock and roll. GIANT features 22 actors and a 17 piece orchestra on its Broadway premiere.
GIANT Musical Information
: By Tony nominated author Sybille Pearson
Music and Lyrics
: Michael John LaChiusa (5 times Tony nominee)
Michael Greif (3 times Tony nominee)
Get your Giant discount tickets
for this New York premiere, performing at the Public Theater.
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