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 over 300 artists in the first two years alone.
A brutal exploration of what it means for black male bodies to exist in the media, when observed, when consumed, when punished.
Life, Alice thinks, isn’t worth living. So she stops. But she’s stuck. A fly on the wall, Alice learns that death isn’t the change she hoped for...
This New York story asks how we come to know one another as parents and as children. How do we care for those we love, and what does it take to live with – and without – them?
Migdalia Cruz’s tragicomedy FUR reframes classic folktale tropes in a visceral, contemporary story of unconventional bodies and irrepressible desire.
Through the lenses of creative expression and cultural perseverance, Native performing artists explore original Native material in a cultural exchange involving new plays, directing workshops and song-making.
A play about making do, making rent, and making “Art”—while climbing an (imaginary?) mountain.
Set in Mississippi in 1960, MIRRORS depicts the lives of three African-American women bound by love, loss, family, and the secrets of their past.
ISLANDER repurposes NHL commentary to explore the white male identity crisis in America today.
LA PALOMA PRISONER is a multi-disciplinary play about the reclamation of identity by incarcerated women participating in a beauty pageant in a Colombian prison.
Sahar, a young Muslim American woman, struggles to practice Islam on her own terms while feeling the pressure from her mother to settle down.