Rattlestick Playwrights Theater

The mission of Rattlestick Playwrights Theater is to present diverse, challenging, and provocative plays that might not otherwise be produced and to foster the future voices of the American theater. Unique in its dedication, Rattlestick guarantees a second production to any playwright we take on, regardless of the reception of the first. Rattlestick is a multi-award-winning organization which has produced over ninety world premieres.

Productions (18)

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Ends Oct 2023
NYC: Virtual

A recording of Dael Orlandersmith's docudrama about the killing of Michael Brown in Ferguson, MO.

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Opens Nov 03
NYC: West Village

An absurdist drama following five men who meet in the afterlife following their murders.

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77
Good
14 Reviews
Closed
NYC: West Village

Delves deep into the makings of an immigrant family. Presented both in person and live streamed!

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75
Good
23 Reviews
Closed
NYC: West Village

Rattlestick Playwrights Theater presents the world premiere of this communal experience to remember, honor,

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84
Great
37 Reviews
Closed
NYC: West Village

"Lockdown" takes an authentic, intimate and powerful look at the impact of long-term incarceration and the…

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68
Middling
26 Reviews
Closed
NYC: Midtown W

Jessie Dickey’s world premiere is a toothy dark comedy about desire, devotion, and the mystery of intrinsic…

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88
Excellent
63 Reviews
Closed
NYC: West Village

Rattlestick Playwrights Theatre presents an evening of two plays by Sam Hunter ("The Whale"), written to be in…

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84
Great
21 Reviews
Closed
NYC: West Village

Rattlestick presents the NY premiere of Mashuq Mushtaq Deen's solo show, which compassionately brings to…

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88
Excellent
23 Reviews
Closed
NYC: West Village

Alumni writer Dael Orlandersmith returns to Rattlestick as writer and performer of this solo-play, written in…

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89
Excellent
14 Reviews
Closed
NYC: West Village

Rattlestick Playwrights Theater and Rosalind Productions presents the final part of Diana Oh's epic…

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76
Good
45 Reviews
Closed
NYC: West Village

Rattlestick Playwrights Theater and the Sol Project present a meditation on mourning, redemption, and revenge…

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74
Good
17 Reviews
Closed
NYC: West Village

Rattlestick Playwrights Theater and The Amoralists present a dark comedy about a group of teenagers whose…

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