Past Productions

Trouble in Mind

Trouble in Mind


In 1956, pioneering African American playwright Alice Childress won the Obie Award for Trouble in Mind, her scathingly funny backstage study of racism in the…

Amsterdam

Amsterdam


In Maya Arad Yasur’s Amsterdam, a pregnant Israeli violinist sets out to trace the origins of a gas bill from 1944, which she found outside…

Men on Boats

Men on Boats


Spinning historical, theatrical and gender conventions on their heads, this subversive tale of 10 men, four boats and two rivers contains none of the above.…

New Works Festival

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…

Rough Magic

Rough Magic


Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa’s action-adventure-fantasy conjures a mythical, magical meta-universe in which evil sorcerer Prospero steps out of the pages of Shakespeare’s The Tempest and threatens death…

Queen Margaret art

Queen Margaret


Margaret of Anjou becomes the central character of her own story in this edit of William Shakespeare’s first tetralogy of history plays (Henry VI, Parts…

New Works Festival

New Works Festival Year 2


NWF Year 2 showcases the emerging voices of the School’s second-year MFA in Dramatic Writing students with workshop productions featuring professional directors and dramaturges, and…

The Busybody

The Busybody


First performed in 1709, this brilliantly witty and fast-paced comedy follows the characters Miranda and Isabinda as they attempt to arrange marriages to the men…