Following 2013’s Belleville, named one of the best plays of the year by the New York Times, Pulitzer Prize finalist Amy Herzog and director Anne Kauffman return to New York Theatre Workshop with MARY JANE. During a rain-drenched summer in New York City, an indefatigable single mother navigates the mundane, shattering and sublime aspects of caring for a chronically sick child.
NYTW brings you a folk-punk dream like you've never experienced before. Shaun and Abigail Bengson's HUNDRED DAYS unleashes an exhilarating and raw story about embracing uncertainty, taking a leap, and loving as if you only had a hundred days to live. Written by The Bengsons & Sarah Gancher, HUNDRED DAYS is directed by Anne Kauffman with movement direction by Sonya Tayeh. HUNDRED DAYS was originally commissioned, developed and produced by Z Space and piece by piece productions.
Balancing the high expectations of their parents, the doctrines of their Muslim community, and the demands of secular Western culture, Azeem and Saima struggle to straddle the gap between their Pakistani heritage and their British upbringing. Making his professional debut, playwright Hammaad Chaudry explores the life of AN ORDINARY MUSLIM, directed by Obie winner Jo Bonney.
On the heels of her acclaimed production of Hadestown on our stage and her Broadway debut with Natasha, Pierre & the Great Comet of 1812, three-time Obie Award winner Rachel Chavkin returns to New York Theatre Workshop with Caryl Churchill's incisive drama LIGHT SHINING IN BUCKINGHAMSHIRE. In 1647 England, power is shifting and, amid the chaos and confusion, revolutionaries across the country are dreaming of a new future.
In the heat of summer in 1813, Louisiana passed from France to the United States. On the eve of the transfer, in a house in mourning, freedom hangs in the balance for a steely widow and her three eligible daughters, all free women of color. Inspired by Federico García Lorca's The House of Bernarda Alba, Marcus Gardley's lyrical, nuanced play, THE HOUSE THAT WILL NOT STAND, is directed by Lileana Blain-Cruz.