Welcome to the NYTW Blog—a resource for behind-the-scenes insights on our productions, share-outs from the classroom penned by teaching artists, community partner spotlights, and a peek behind the curtain to see how work gets made at NYTW.
Rehearsals are underway for The Refuge Plays, an epic tale that follows one black family over 70 years. This also marks the first show in the 2023/24 season, which is the first season programmed by new NYTW Artistic Director, Patricia McGregor. The show also marks the return to the Workshop for NYTW Usual Suspect and former 2050 Artistic Fellow Nathan Alan Davis.
The gods have arrived and the rain has begun to fall! We were so pumped to welcome the cast and creative team for The Half-God of Rainfall onto East 4th Street this week. This epic piece (Trust us, we’ve seen the design presentation) begins July 13!
Nothing brings us more joy than being in the room with artists, especially meeting people for the first time! After many zoom conversations across the country and across continents, it was with such joy that we welcomed Somi Kakoma and the company of Dreaming Zenzile to NYTW for their first rehearsal!
Endlingsis a “fascinating, audacious and deftly satirical” new play by Celine Song, directed by Sammi Cannold, coming to the NYTW stage in February 2020. Dive into first day of rehearsals with photographer Marcus Middleton.
Tony Award winners and NYTW Usual Suspects Rebecca Taichman and Enda Walsh bring John Carney’s “funny, joyful and effortlessly cool” indy hit film SING STREET to the NYTW stage. Let’s take a look at their first day of rehearsal at the Gym at Judson Place before their New York Theatre Workshop debut! Photography by Marcus Middleton.
After captivating audiences and critics in 2017, NYTW Usual Suspect Mfoniso Udofia returns with another pairing from her powerful nine-part saga, The Ufot Cycle. Let’s take a look at photographs by Marcus Middleton from the first day of rehearsal for runboyrun and In Old Age.