About the company

New Federal Theatre

About: View in admin

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 (6)

Already closed Two Can Play NYC: Midtown W
81 23 reviews

The New Federal Theatre presents a revival of this comedy, where a lower middle-class couple in Kingston try their wildest schemes to escape gun crime and establish residence in the United States.

Already closed Looking for Leroy NYC: Midtown W
80 28 reviews

New Federal Theatre and Castillo Theatre presents this world premiere, which explores the legacy of LeRoi Jones/Amiri Baraka, the celebrated Black dramatist.

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.

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.


Followers (3)

Manhattan, New York County, New York, United States
Theatre has become a true passion of mine. Curtails up please!
Recently reviewed:
don
Brooklyn, Kings County, New York, United States
cannot dance, cannot sing, cannot act....... but love theater location should read Brighton Beach, Brooklyn
Recently reviewed:
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
Recently reviewed: