Next Door at NYTW provides a home for companies and artists who are producing their own work. This initiative provides each project with subsidized resources and space for development and performance in the Fourth Street Theatre. As part of an ongoing effort to expand support for artists at every stage of their careers, this series served nearly 100 additional artists in the first year alone.
Created & Performed by Michael Breslin & Patrick Foley
Produced by Caitlin Crombleholme and Jen Hoguet
July 26, 2018—August 11, 2018
Michael + Patrick clandestinely binge on the expert strategies of the Real Housewives in a raucous multimedia journey through obsession and intimacy.
Concept, Music & Lyrics by Jacob Brandt
Book by Dan Giles
Directed by Jaki Bradley
Produced by Madeleine Foster Bersin
August 24, 2018—September 8, 2018
Buzz Aldrin is one small man who became one giant myth, but then had to come back to earth. A folk-rock fable for the runner-up in all of us.
Written & Performed by Kareem M. Lucas
Directed by LA Williams
September 27, 2018—October 13, 2018
RATED BLACK: An American Requiem is a solo show that weaves together original poetry and song to bury a young Black man and heal a country.
A play with music by Ismail Khalidi
Direction by Leah C. Gardiner
Original compositions by Hadi Eldebek
Lyrics by Ismail Khalidi, Hadi Eldebek and Patrick Lazour
Produced by Noor Theatre
November 4, 2018—November 11, 2018
By Helen Banner
Directed by Jess Chayes
Produced by Lucy Jackson in association with Dutch Kills Theater
January 12, 2019—February 3, 2019
INTELLIGENCE pulls the audience into a Washington DC basement conference room, for an intense experience of how we code and decode others through our imaginations.
Written by Eliza Bent
Directed by Annie Tippe
Produced by Caroline Gart, Ryan Gedrich, and Bentertainment
February 8, 2019—March 2, 2019
Bonnie’s Last Flight is a three-part funny sad play set on an airplane.
Created by Little Lord and Michael Levinton
Directed by Michael Levinton
March 8, 2019—March 23, 2019
SKINNAMARINK is part ritual, part recess, part recruitment. Attendance is mandatory.
Book, Music & Lyrics by Aya Aziz
Directed by Arpita Mukherjee
Presented by Hypokrit Theatre Company
March 28, 2019—April 14, 2019
From Egypt to the U.S and back again, a musical about one family's journey across oceans, dreams and generations. Winner of Best book - NYMF 2016.
A new musical by Lightning Rod Special
Created by Alice Yorke with Scott R. Sheppard, Alex Bechtel, Eva Steinmetz, and the ensemble
Directed by Eva Steinmetz
April 18, 2019—May 4, 2019
THE APPOINTMENT is a musical satire about abortion. Associated risks include exposure to hypocrisy, absurdity, and rampant misogyny. Don’t worry. That’s perfectly normal.
By Gordon Dahlquist
Directed by Aneesha Kudtarkar
Developed and produced by NAATCO
(The National Asian American Theatre Company)
June 7, 2019—July 6, 2019
What do we call the truth? Reality and fiction each have an angle, and no metaphor comes without an agenda.