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.
Get ready to take the court in THE HALF GOD OF RAINFALL with the study guide created by our fantastic education and marketing teams. In addition to seeing the show and participating in a talkback with the cast, our teaching artists went to the partner schools for personalized lessons with each class.
Flash back to 2020 when The Half-God of Rainfall was first released. Inua goes in-depth on his family history growing up in Nigeria, England and Ireland, as well as his research for The Half-God of Rainfall and how the play gets its title.
May 6, 2023 by Elizabeth Harris for THE NEW YORK TIMES
Dive into the world of How to Defend Yourself with the study guide created by our fantastic education and marketing teams. In addition to seeing the show and participating in a talkback with the cast, our teaching artists went to the partner schools for personalized lessons with each class.
Direct from the sold-out run at NYTW, MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG will begin Broadway performances on September 19, 2023 at the Hudson Theatre for a strictly limited 18-week engagement! Beginning Friday, March 24 at 10am ET, tickets will be available from $59 from MerrilyOnBroadway.com. Pre-sale access will begin on Thursday, March 23 at 10am ET. A TodayTix Lottery will be available for all performances, with details to be announced at a later date.
“Centered in humor, brutal honesty and healing, How to Defend Yourselfis a play that explores what we want and how we can ask for it.” Co-directors Liliana Padilla, Rachel Chavkin, and Steph Paul talk creating the play and how it speaks to survivors.
We regret to announce that the highly anticipated production of Three Sisters—directed by Sam Gold, in a new adaptation by Clare Barron, starring Oscar Isaac and Greta Gerwig—has been indefinitely postponed.
NYTW is thrilled to expand our partnership with The Center for Anti-Violence Education (CAE) to include Empowerment Self-Defense classes during the run of How To Defend Yourself. Want to learn more about self-defense or unsure of what to expect? We chatted with Rae Switlick, Empowerment Self Defense Program Manager for CAE (and one of the trainers for the Self-Defense classes at NYTW), about her experience with self defense and all the amazing work that CAE does!
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.