New Works Lab

2016/17 Readings

The Things That Were There
By David Greenspan
Directed by Leigh Silverman
July 6–8, 2016

Written and directed by Robert O'Hara
July 18, 2016

Rancho Viejo*
By Dan LeFranc
Directed by Daniel Aukin
August 15–19, 2016

My Heart is a Library, Yours is a Museum.*
By Kirk Lynn
Directed by Anne Kauffman
August 29, 2016

Hurricane Diane
By Madeleine George
Directed by Leigh Silverman
September 17–19, 2016

The Storytellers*
By Ann Marie Healy
Directed by Rebecca Taichman
September 29, 30 & October 3 2016 

SuperLab: Hamlet by Mia Fefferman 
By Mara Nelson-Greenberg 
Directed by Morgan Green 
October 3–7 2016 

Musical Theater reading: Alice Bliss
Music by Jenny Giering
Lyrics by Adam Gwon
Book by Laura Harrington
Directed by Mark Brokaw
October 17–21, 2016

Marginal Loss
By Deborah Stein
Directed by Oliver Butler 
October 26–28 2016 

Written and Directed by Robert O'Hara
October 31–November 3 2016

Musical Theater reading: A Strange Loop
Book, music and lyrics by Michael R. Jackson
Directed by Stephen Brackett
November 7–11, 2016

By Ethan Lipton
Directed by Oliver Butler
November 9–10 2016 

Musical Theater reading: Saturday Night at the Estate (In the Corner of Your Mind)
Book by Keith Glover
Music by Josh Schmidt
Lyrics by Keith Glover & Josh Schmidt
Directed by Mark Brokaw
November 28–December 2, 2016

New York Deaf Theatre Residency: I Never Slept With Helen Keller
By Raymond Luczak
Directed by Lewis Merkin
December 5–9, 2016

Leap and the Net Will Appear
By Chana Porter
Directed by Tara Ahmadinejad
December 12–16, 2016

Writer Army
in residence at Playwrights Horizons
December 12–18, 2016

SuperLab: Frilly
By Sigrid Gilmer
Directed by Sam Pinkleton
January 9–13, 2017

By Daniel Goldfarb
January 23, 2017

SuperLab: The Department Party
By Sam Marks
Directed by Portia Krieger
January 24–30, 2017

SuperLab: The World My Mama Raised
By Ariel Stess
Directed by Kip Fagan
January 31–February 1, 2017

Musical Theater reading: Cost of Living
Book, music and lyrics by Timothy Huang
Directed by Marlo Hunter
February 6–19, 2017

One More Less
By Kate Cortesi
Directed by  Robert O'Hara
February 25, 2017

The Treasurer*
By Max Posner
Directed by David Cromer
March 20–24, 2017

I Was Most Alive With You
Written and directed by Craig Lucas
March 27, 2017

SuperLab: Tin Cat Shoes
By Trish Harnetiaux
Directed by Knud Adams
March 27–31, 2017

SPACE on Ryder Farm
in residence at Playwrights Horizons
April 4–7, 2017

SuperLab: History of Walking
By James Ijames
Directed by Lucie Tiberghien
April 8–13, 2017

Writer Army
in residence at Playwrights Horizons
May 2–9, 2017

By Heather Raffo
Directed by Joanna Settle
May 23, 2017

Dance Nation
By Clare Barron
Directed by Lee Sunday Evans
May 30 – June 6, 2017

This Flat Earth
By Lindsey Ferrentino
Directed by Rebecca Taichman
June 7, 2017

By Alexandra Collier
Directed by Mia Rovegno
June 12 – 15, 2017

The Pain of My Belligerence*
By Halley Feiffer
Directed by Trip Cullman
June 13, 2017

Log Cabin
By Jordan Harrison
Directed by Pam MacKinnon
June 16, 2017

* denotes Playwrights Horizons commission

Past Readings