Past Productions

The Sign in Sidney Brustein's Window

The Sign in Sidney Brustein’s Window


Sidney Brustein’s Greenwich Village apartment in 1964 is a gathering place for an eclectic group of bohemians. As Sidney gets increasingly swept up in the…

The Receptionist

The Receptionist


It’s the start of a typical day in the Northeast Office and Beverly deals effortlessly with ringing phones and her colleague’s romantic troubles. But when…

Detroit '67

Detroit ’67


In the summer of 1967, the songs of Motown are breaking records and breaking barriers. Chelle and her brother, Lank, are running an unlicensed after-hours…

Happy End

Happy End


Set in the gritty streets of Chicago, Happy End tells the tale of an unlikely love affair between a virtuous Salvation Army worker and a…

The Penelopiad

The Penelopiad


With acerbic wit and inspired originality, The Penelopiad is a contemporary take on Homer’s Odyssey – retold through the eyes of Penelope, the famously faithful…

When You Comin' Back, Red Ryder?

When You Comin’ Back, Red Ryder?


A lonely roadside diner becomes the setting for a tense and gripping drama in Mark Medoff’s Obie Award-winning play. Locals and visitors have their lives…

Street Scene

Street Scene


Elmer Rice’s Pulitzer Prize-winning play explores the rampant prejudice inherent in the American Dream through the colorful residents of 1929 New York tenements. Surprisingly relevant…

Bus Stop

Bus Stop


A howling snowstorm has halted a bus at a diner west of Kansas City, and the odd-assorted passengers – including a nightclub singer and the…

Kentucky

Kentucky


Hiro – a self-made, single woman in NYC – returns to her native Kentucky to stop her born-again baby sister from marrying a man she…

New Works Festival Year 3


The thesis plays of the graduating MFA in Dramatic Writing cohort are presented as concert readings with professional actors and directors. NWF Year Three is…