2019/20 Season of Plays

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.…

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…

Guarded

Guarded


A sweltering summer in Los Angeles. On location for a big Hollywood feature. So many dreams in the balance. L.A. playwright Boni B. Alvarez has…

Othello

Othello


In William Shakespeare’s tragic masterpiece, newly married and promoted Othello finds himself the pawn in the manipulative games of his right-hand man, Iago. With powerful…

Camino Real

Camino Real


The Camino Real is a dead end—the end of the road in a police state in a vaguely Latin American country, and an inescapable condition.…

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…

The Minotaur

The Minotaur


A present-day version of a classic Greek myth, The Minotaur examines the tensions between family, love and individual choice. Ariadne must choose between her half-brother,…

Mad Forest

Mad Forest


When rebellion brings down a dictator, what is left in the void? How will you use your freedom? Written in the aftermath of the 1989…

Barbarians

Barbarians


The quiet life in a small provincial town is suddenly disturbed by the imminent arrival of the first railroad. In Barbarians, Maxim Gorky investigates the…