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.
Director Sammi Cannold had been entertaining a career in theater, but she remembers the exact moment when the prospect shifted from pipe dream to reality—not because her mind changed but because she saw the industry starting to do so.
Playwright Celine Song takes time to speak with RE: theatre about Endlings, who inspires her as a playwright, and . Created by artists Maria Paz Alegre and Ray Yamanouchi, RE: (Regarding) seeks to make theatre more accessible to a wider, more diverse audience by showcasing fellow artists/professionals in the industry.
February 3, 2020 by Maria Paz Alegre and Ray Yamanouchi for RE:THEATRE
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.
One was in “Game of Thrones.” One is still in high school. They all act and play instruments. And in a new show they portray scrappy Dubliners creating a band. Meet seven of the young actors who rock the stage in Sing Street.
December 8, 2019 by By Elysa Gardner for THE NEW YORK TIMES
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.
We are flashing back to 2017 when playwright Mfoniso Udofia had two more works grace the NYTW stage, Sojourners & Her Portmanteau. She sat down with Diep Tran to talk about how a creative spiral led her to begin writing the Ufot Cycle, and who exactly she writes her plays for.
August 20, 2019 by Diep Tran for THE NEW YORK TIMES
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.