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MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG to Transfer to Broadway

After it’s sold out run concludes on January 22, Maria Friedman’s acclaimed production of Merrily We Roll Along will transfer to Broadway in the fall of 2023. This will be the first revival of Merrily on Broadway since the original production infamously flopped, playing only 16 performances in 1981.

December 16, 2022 by NYTW


Take a sneak peek inside for MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG as they prepare to bring the infamous Sondheim piece to the stage beginning November 21.

October 24, 2022 by NYTW

Get to Know the 2050 Administrative Fellows!

We asked our Season 22/23, 2050 Administrative Fellows a few questions about themselves, including their hopes, dreams, and if they were a bread, which bread they would be.

October 20, 2022 by New York Theatre Workshop


Elia Monte-Brown, our very own Maria Ximena, takes readers inside AMERICAN (TELE)VISIONS, and her transformation into Maria Ximena: how cues help her navigate the role’s emotional shifts, preparing for the emotional whiplash with heart-openers, and the repetition that helped it all become instinct.

October 4, 2022 by Leah Putnam for PLAYBILL

Immigrants and Refugees Seeking a Home

Vinson Cunningham dives head first in the “intricate marvel” of AMERICAN (TELE)VISIONS and points to another character who was also visiting New York this month, seeking a home and representing a greater purpose.

October 3, 2022 by Vinson Cunningham for THE NEW YORKER

MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG Extension & TodayTix Lottery

Due to popular demand during the priority access period for NYTW members and Repeat Defenders, we’ve extended Merrily We Roll Along performances through January 21!

September 14, 2022 by New York Theatre Workshop

Fellows Corner: A Farewell & Reflection from the 2021/22 Season Administrative Fellows

As we wrap up with our incredible cohort of 2021/22 Season 2050 Administrative Fellows, we want to take a moment to shine the spotlight on them. We wish them all the best of luck and happiness for their futures! Before their departure, we asked a few of them a few questions about their lives, their work at NYTW, and what lies ahead. Read below some excerpts of our conversations with them!

August 18, 2022 by NYTW