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.

Sammi Cannold Talks About Changing Theatre

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.

February 24, 2020 by Casey Mink for BACKSTAGE

Celine Song Has A Love/Hate Relationship With Theatre

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

FIRST LOOK: Endlings

Endlings is 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.

December 18, 2019 by NYTW