Plays by Martyna Majok, Mfoniso Udofia, and More Set for New NYTW Season
New York Theatre Workshop has announced its 2018-19 season, as well as the first selection from its 2019-20 season.
New York Theatre Workshop has announced its 2018-19 season.
The season will open in this fall with Heidi Schreck's What the Constitution Means to Me, directed by Oliver Butler. This production originated as part of Summerworks 2017, produced by Clubbed Thumb in partnership with True Love Productions.
Jeremy O. Harris's Slave Play, recipient of the Rosa Parks Playwriting Award, the Lorraine Hansberry Playwriting Award, and the Lotos Foundation Prize in the Arts and Sciences, will be presented in winter 2019.
Madeleine George's Hurricane Diane, directed by Leigh Silverman, will also premiere in the winter as a coproduction with WP Theater.
Sanctuary City, by Martyna Majok, will be presented in spring 2019, as will a new project by Anna Deavere Smith.
Additionally, the first presentations of New York Theatre Workshop's 2019-20 season will be Mfoniso Udofia's runboyrun and In Old Age, two plays from Udofia's nine-part Ufot Cycle.
Performance schedules, casting, and full creative teams will be announced at a later date.