Leadership Transition

After nearly 25 years at the creative helm, Tim Sanford will step down as Artistic Director at the end of the 2019/20 season; he will take on the role of Outgoing Artistic Director for our 50th Anniversary season. Current Associate Artistic Director Adam Greenfield will succeed him.

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Extended: Heroes of the Fourth Turning

Extended: Heroes of the Fourth Turning

Written by Will Arbery
Directed by Danya Taymor
On a chilly night in the middle of America, Will Arbery’s haunting play offers grace and disarming clarity, speaking to the heart of a country at war with itself. More performances added through Nov 10!
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Extended: Heroes of the Fourth Turning
Up Next: The Thin Place

Up Next: The Thin Place

Written by Lucas Hnath
Directed by Les Waters
Lucas Hnath crafts an unnerving testament to the power of the mind, which has a mind of its own. Season packages begin booking now, public on sale Oct 29.
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Up Next: The Thin Place

Off the Page

On Friday, October 18, Michael Cyril Creighton once again hosts a stand-out evening of artists going off script. With guest performers Michael R. Jackson, Michelle Collins, Catherine Cohen, Pat Regan, and more!
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Inside the Studio

A Strange Loop Original Cast Recording

Next Season

A new, exciting line-up of artists: Jaclyn Backhaus, Will Arbery, Lucas Hnath, Michael Friedman & Daniel Goldstein, Sylvia Khoury, Jeremy O. Harris.
2019/20 Season

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Heroes of the Fourth Turning

Heroes of the Fourth Turning

Sept. 13, 2019 - Nov. 10, 2019

Upcoming Shows

Nov. 22, 2019 - Jan. 5, 2020
Feb. 14, 2020 - None
March 27, 2020 - None

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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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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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