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Theater for the New City

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Founded in 1970 by Crystal Field, Theater for the New City is a unique cultural institution that has earned a nationwide reputation for its dedication to nurturing established and emerging playwrights who experiment with new forms, and for presenting other experimental and developmental theaters with an active program of community art services and festivals.


Productions (162)

Already closed They Came to the Castle: Immig... NYC: East Village
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Set in the mid- 19th century at the pre-Ellis Island entry point to the United States, this historical drama sees newly-arrived travelers share their reasons for immigrating and their hopes and dreams.

Already closed ColorStruck NYC: East Village
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Comedian/actor/broadcaster Donald E. Lacy Jr.'s one-man-show offers an autobiography of a sensitive, light-skinned African American man growing up in Oakland during the height of the Black Pride movement. 

Already closed The White Blacks NYC: East Village
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Melanie Maria Goodreaux’s latest play addresses the complicated racial distinctions that plague one New Orleans family with a line of lighter skinned African-Americans that “pass for white.” 

Already closed Tomorrow We Love NYC: East Village
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This new comedy offers a gender-bending, comedic homage to the classic romantic films of the mid-twentieth century.


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