New Ohio Theatre is a two-time OBIE Award-winning performance venue that serves the vast independent theatre community of New York and the adventurous audiences who love them. As a small, downtown, artist-run organization with a twenty-plus year history as a beacon for bold and inventive work, we know the challenges and rewards of producing and presenting alternative, groundbreaking theatre.
Set in a near-future utopia enforced by population control, "The Happy Garden of Life" follows the lives of various citizens caught up in a system of government-encouraged suicide.
This world premiere is a spectacle with music that takes on the picaresque story of Eliza Lynch, who, through fate and machination, became the self-proclaimed “Empress of Paraguay” in the mid-19th century.
A tragicomedy of the unfelt in 2 parts: In the post-apocalypse a couple hopes to see their mute daughter, and a plane crash victim waits for the birth of the post-post-post.