As a high school student seeking college scholarships, Heidi Schreck crisscrossed the country delivering impassioned speeches about the Constitution in American Legion Halls. Recreating those town halls, complete with droll Legionnaires and precocious adversaries, she exposes the profound impact the Ninth Amendment has had on generations of women and fiercely examines the very future of our inalienable rights.
The old South lives on at the MacGregor Plantation — in the breeze, in the cotton fields...and in the crack of the whip. It’s an antebellum fever-dream, where fear and desire entwine in the looming shadow of the Master’s House. In this provocative and explosive new play, Jeremy O. Harris rips apart history to shed new light on the nexus of race, gender and sexuality in 21st century America.
Meet Diane, a permaculture gardener dripping with butch charm. She’s got supernatural abilities owing to her true identity—the Greek god Dionysus—and she's returned to the modern world to gather mortal followers and restore the Earth to its natural state.
DREAMers. Lovers. Life-long friends. Negotiating the promise of safety and the weight of responsibility, they’ll fight like hell to establish a place for themselves and each other in America. NYTW Usual Suspect and former 2050 Fellow Martyna Majok brings us an unforgettable story that asks what we’re willing to sacrifice for someone we love.
Preeminent writer and performer and MacArthur Award winner Anna Deavere Smith brings a vital new solo show to New York Theatre Workshop in the Summer of 2019. Posing insightful questions without easy answers, her vigorous and virtuosic verbatim-style theatre weaves together deeply personal narratives and academic perspectives. Covering subjects from race riots and healthcare to politics and the school-to-prison pipeline, she and her work have been recognized with tremendous acclaim and accolades including the prestigious National Humanities Medal.