The Bushwick Starr

The Bushwick Starr is an Obie Award-winning not-for-profit theater that presents an annual season of new performance works. It is an organization defined by both its artists and its community, and, since 2007, it has grown into a thriving theatrical venue, a vital neighborhood arts center, and a destination for exciting and engaging performance. The Bushwick Starr provides a springboard for emerging professional artists to make career-defining leaps, and is a sanctuary where established artists come to experiment and innovate.

Productions (21)

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1 Review
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NYC: Brooklyn

A 15 year-old wrestles with her queerness, her family and her religion on the day of her quinceañera

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NYC: Brooklyn

A new work inspired by the well-known Biblical poem presented by Bushwick Starr & Jeremy O. Harris.

78
Good
25 Reviews
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NYC: Soho/Tribeca

A comic thriller about the fear that can encroach upon our professional and personal lives. 

Unreviewed
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NYC: Brooklyn

This multi-media event will take you through a guided journey with pre-recorded text and music.

88
Excellent
2 Reviews
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NYC: Brooklyn

The Bushwick Starr and National Black Theatre present this world premiere, a wide-sweeping concert/play that

72
Good
22 Reviews
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NYC: Midtown W

Ma-Yi presents an encore staging of "Suicide Forest," a bilingual nightmare play excavating the…

84
Great
5 Reviews
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NYC: Brooklyn

In their most recent experiment with live storytelling and music, downtown musician-storyteller duo James &amp…

78
Good
13 Reviews
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NYC: Brooklyn

The Bushwick Starr presents this new piece from Jeremy O. Harris, which, through a mining of transgressive…

69
Middling
4 Reviews
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NYC: Brooklyn

Part dance, theater, and film, "Cabin" explores violence, the complexities of queer desire and intimacy, and…

Unreviewed
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NYC: Brooklyn

The Bushwick Starr presents an intentional barefoot potluck dinner, dance party, and sleepover by…

73
Good
9 Reviews
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NYC: Brooklyn

The Bushwick Starr and Abingdon Theatre Company presents this memory play and a meditation on loss from David…

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83
Great
5 Reviews
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NYC: Brooklyn

By turns tenacious and tender, this world premiere performance at the Bushwick Starr reimagines the economies…

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