The Public Theater has now announced a final extension for its current world premiere of Socrates, written by Tim Blake Nelson and directed by Tony Award winner Doug Hughes, which began previews at the Public's Martinson Hall on April 2, and officially opened on April 16. The limited engagement will now run through to June 2, 2019 (instead of May 19).
It never fails to amaze and sadden me that the more things change, the more they stay the same. Tim Blake Nelson’s Socrates, enjoying its world premiere anchoring the “Onassis Festival 2019: Democracy Is Coming” at the Public Theater, is a perfectly timely example. Widely acknowledged as a founder of Western philosophy and the father of ethical or moral philosophy, Socrates’ famous trial and... Read more