Playwrights Horizons Details First Season Under New Leadership

“I want Playwrights Horizons to reflect the wild diversity of the lives in this city,” he said. “I want to think of our walls as being porous, so that we’re exiting the building and bringing more parts of the city in.”

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Black Lives Matter

With outrage and great sorrow, we mourn the Black lives unjustly lost to state-sanctioned violence. Systems of racism are perpetuated by our cultural institutions and the narratives we uphold. We acknowledge our role in creating culture, our responsibility to New York City and the nation, and the privilege we stand to mobilize in service of social justice.

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A Strange Loop wins the Pulitzer Prize!

Michael R. Jackson's astounding musical wins the 2020 Pulitzer Prize in Drama, and Will Arbery's Heroes of the Fourth Turning is a finalist! We have now been awarded a total of seven Pulitzer Prizes, and we are so proud to continue supporting the stories of today by the writers of tomorrow.

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Playwrights Downtown

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Rehearsal Studios

Conveniently located downtown and affordably priced, spaces at Playwrights Rehearsal Studios are rented to hundreds of theater artists, not-for-profit arts groups and educational organizations annually.
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Theater School

Under the auspices of NYU Tisch School of the Arts, Playwrights Horizons Theater School ranked as one of the best undergraduate theater training programs in the country.
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