Nat Turner in Jerusalem

Nat Turner in Jerusalem

By Nathan Alan Davis
Directed by Megan Sandberg-Zakian

September 7, 2016—October 16, 2016

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In 1831, Nat Turner led a slave uprising that shook the conscience of the nation. Nat Turner in Jerusalem examines the power of an individual's resolute convictions and their seismic reverberations through time.

Othello

Othello

By William Shakespeare
Directed by Sam Gold

November 22, 2016—January 18, 2017

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NYTW Usual Suspect Sam Gold returns to NYTW to direct David Oyelowo in the title role and Daniel Craig as ‘Iago’ in William Shakespeare’s Othello.

The Object Lesson

The Object Lesson

By Geoff Sobelle
Directed by David Neumann
Scenic Installation Design by Steven Dufala

January 31, 2017—March 5, 2017

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Actor-illusionist-inventor Geoff Sobelle’s “virtuosic” NY Times Critics Pick The Object Lesson comes to NYTW for a limited engagement.

Sojourners & Her Portmanteau

Sojourners & Her Portmanteau

By Mfoniso Udofia
Directed by Ed Sylvanus Iskandar

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In a two-part theatrical event, director and NYTW Usual Suspect Ed Sylvanus Iskandar brings to life the singularly poetic world of playwright and NYTW Usual Suspect Mfoniso Udofia’s Sojourners and Her Portmanteau. Performed in repertory, these two chapters of Udofia's sweeping, nine-part saga, The Ufot Cycle, chronicle the triumphs and losses of the tenacious matriarch of a Nigerian family.