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Extended: The Thin Place

Extended: The Thin Place

Written by Lucas Hnath
Directed by Les Waters
“Lucas Hnath is haunting Playwrights Horizons. A cunning new play, compelling and delicious.” (NYT) Extended 3 weeks! Now playing through Jan 26.
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Extended: The Thin Place
Up Next: Unknown Soldier

Up Next: Unknown Soldier

Written by Daniel Goldstein (Book and Lyrics) and Michael Friedman (Music and Lyrics)
Directed by Trip Cullman
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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Up Next: Unknown Soldier

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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The Thin Place

In Process

“When I go to write a play, I'm attempting on some level to create something that's a bit of a roller coaster ride — or in this case a haunted house.” Lucas Hnath dives into the theatrical experience of writing and exploring The Thin Place.

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

Now Playing

The Thin Place

The Thin Place

Nov. 22, 2019 - Jan. 26, 2020

Upcoming Shows

Feb. 14, 2020 - March 29, 2020
March 27, 2020 - May 10, 2020
June 24, 2020 - July 19, 2020

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Located at 440 Lafayette

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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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