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For nearly 50 years, Playwrights Horizons has been committed to the advancement of contemporary American playwrights — every aspect of our theater has evolved from our belief in the writer’s enduring power to bring beauty and complexity to the human experience, in times of joy as well as uncertainty.

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We are eager to welcome you back to the theater as soon as we are able. We will keep you updated during the hiatus, and we look forward to seeing you on 42nd Street again soon.

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Live for Five Lottery

Enter our ticket lottery for a chance to win $5 tickets! Begins one week before previews, with 72 hours to enter. Winners can buy up to two $5 tickets to our first performance. Sign up for our mailing list for notifications →

Rush Ticketing and Sold-out Performances

Seats may become available up until the performance; you can continue to check for available seats the week before the performance, or even the day of. Waiting List and Rush Ticketing Policy →


We strive to provide an enjoyable experience for all of our audience members. Both of our theaters are wheelchair accessible and assistive listening devices are available at all performances. We have closed caption and audio description services available for every production. More on Accessibility →


Ticket Exchange Policy

The Live for Five Lottery and Group Sales are just a few of Playwrights Horizons’ popular Arts Access initiatives. We are grateful to the following supporters of Arts Access at Playwrights Horizons: New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, New York City Council (Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito and Councilmember Corey Johnson), S&P Global, Theodore H. Barth Foundation, and Theatre Development Fund.