Explore behind the scenes of New York's longest running Off-Broadway theater. More…
A cultural landmark since 1924, Cherry Lane Theatre has been a vibrant hub of American theater history. The Downtown Theater movement, The Living Theater, and Theatre of the Absurd all took root here, and famous artists, including F. Scott Fitzgerald, T.S. Eliot, Gertrude Stein, Lorraine Hansberry, Sam Shepard, and Edward Albee, all came through the playhouse.
Guided by Co-Producing Artistic Directors Seri Lawrence and Janio Marrero, you will tour both the Mainstage and Studio theaters, backstage, and the green room - where all the artists hang out.
Hear the stories, learn the secrets, and experience how the legacy continues.
See it if Incredible to see what is behind the stage, underneath it and above it. I was thrilled to get to see everything they showed us!
Don't see it if you are not interested in theater
See it if U want to learn the history of this building and its quirks, plus how Off Off Briadway started this is it. Walked around backstage. Loved it
Don't see it if If you are not interested in how a great theater arose
See it if you're interested in the nearly century-long history of alternative theater in the Village, or the lovely Cherry Lane Theater in particular.
Don't see it if you're not interested in the history of theater in the Village, or how it gets produced today.