Playwrights Horizons

Playwrights Horizons is a writer's theater dedicated to the support and development of contemporary American playwrights, composers, and lyricists, and to the production of their new work. In a city rich with cultural offerings, Playwrights Horizons' mission is unique; it is the only major theater in New York with this specific mission. It has distinguished itself by the caliber of its work and its steadfast commitment to the voice of the American writer. It is a mission that is always timely, and it is essential to the future of the American theater.

Productions (35)

74
Good
36 Reviews
Ends Jun 05
NYC: Midtown W

Chronicles a decade of life during war, as best friends forever become friends long lost.

Score it Buy
Unreviewed
Starts Jun 02
NYC: Midtown W

Will Arbery returns to Playwrights Horizons after 2019's acclaimed Heroes of the Fourth Turning.

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73
Good
90 Reviews
Closed
NYC: Midtown W

Two characters are trapped in a minstrel show. They have a plan to get out, get bank, and get even.

80
Great
56 Reviews
Closed
NYC: Midtown W

A new thriller tracking the human cost of immigration policy.

88
Excellent
8 Reviews
Closed
NYC: Midtown W

A ritual that bears witness to the physical and spiritual deaths of Black people.

83
Great
119 Reviews
Closed
NYC: Midtown W

Playwrights Horizons presents Daniel Goldstein and Michael Friedman’s sweeping, elegiac musical about a…

78
Good
117 Reviews
Closed
NYC: Midtown W

Playwright Lucas Hnath returns returns to Playwrights Horizons with a story about a friendship between two…

73
Good
176 Reviews
Closed
NYC: Midtown W

Will Arbery's ("Plano") new drama offers an exploration of a country at war with itself, through its story of…

68
Middling
75 Reviews
Closed
NYC: Midtown W

The author of "Men in Boats" returns to Playwrights Horizons with a new comedy that tracks and subverts…

85
Excellent
224 Reviews
Closed
NYC: Midtown W

Playwrights Horizons and Page 73's new musical follows a young artist at war with a host of demons — not least…

73
Good
87 Reviews
Closed
NYC: Midtown W

Charting their spiky relationship over eight years, following a rapidly changing America, Halley Feiffer’s…

73
Good
95 Reviews
Closed
NYC: Midtown W

Playwrights Horizons presents a decidedly contemporary riff on a West African fable. 

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