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On Sale: Unknown Soldier

On Sale: Unknown Soldier

Written by Daniel Goldstein (Book and Lyrics) and Michael Friedman (Music and Lyrics)
Directed by Trip Cullman, Choreographed by Patrick McCollum
Spanning three generations, this new musical unravels a delicate tangle of family lore, as Ellen chases the extraordinary story that unlocks her history — and charts her future.
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On Sale: Unknown Soldier
Up Next: Selling Kabul

Up Next: Selling Kabul

Written by Sylvia Khoury
Directed by Tyne Rafaeli
With shattering precision, Sylvia Khoury’s thriller tracks the human cost of immigration policy, and the overlooked legacy of America’s longest, and ongoing, war.
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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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Unknown Soldier

In Process

“I'm interested in impossible stories to tell onstage... And I'm interested in human emotion and human behavior in a way that I think musicals speak to really beautifully.” Bookwriter and lyricist Daniel Goldstein talks about bringing the sweeping, multigenerational Unknown Soldier to the stage.

This Season

An 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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Unknown Soldier

Unknown Soldier

Feb. 14, 2020 - March 29, 2020

Upcoming Shows

March 27, 2020 - May 10, 2020
June 24, 2020 - July 19, 2020

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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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