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New Federal Theatre

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New Federal Theatre (NFT) founded by Woodie King, Jr. in 1970 grew out of a theatre program at Mobilization for Youth. This neighborhood-based professional theatre was originally funded by the Henry Street Settlement along with a small grant from the New York State Council on the Arts.

Productions (5)

Already closed Freight: The Five Incarnations... NYC: Midtown W
90 49 reviews

New Federal Theatre and Castillo Theatre bring back this solo show about a black man who exists in five dimensions of the same universe at different points in American history.

Already closed Zora Neale Hurston: A Theatric... NYC: Midtown W
83 40 reviews

New Federal Theatre revives its bio-show about the celebrated 20th-century African-American writer known as 'The Queen of the Harlem Renaissance.'

Already closed Adam NYC: Midtown W
76 34 reviews

New Federal Theatre and Castillo Theatre present a biographical solo play about renowned Harlem pastor and congressman Adam Clayton Powell Jr.

Already closed Harriet's Return NYC: Midtown W
85 41 reviews

Woodie King, Jr.'s New Federal Theatre presents a 20th anniversary restaging of this bioplay on Harriet Tubman, written and performed by Karen Jones Meadows.

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New York City, New York, United States
cannot dance, cannot sing, cannot act....... but love theater location should read Brighton Beach, Brooklyn
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Manhattan, New York County, New York, United States
the wild dogs cry out in the night as they grow restless longing for some solitary company i know that i must do what's right as sure as... read more
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