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New Work Now! at the Public Theater is a festival of new play readings and musical events, this year featuring Nilo Cruz¹s Pulitzer Prize-winning play Anna in the Tropics. The event includes free play readings in the Anspacher Theater as well as free workshop performances in the Shiva Theater. Additional ticketed events in Joe's Pub showcase new musicals, Latino musicians and hybrid performance artists. New Works Now Schedule of Events: Saturday, April 26th at 7pm Anna in the Tropics (winner of the 2003 Pulitzer Prize for Drama) Written and Directed by Nilo Cruz Sunday, April 27th at 7pm Mariela in Desert By Karen Zacarías, Directed by Tom Prewitt Monday, April 28th at 7pm Blind Mouth Singing By Jorge Ignacio Cortiñas, Directed by Ruben Polendo Tuesday, April 29th at 7pm A Chinese Tale By Aravind Enrique Adyanthaya, Directed by Bob McGrath Wednesday, April 30th at 7pm Two Loves and a Creature By Gustavo Ott, Translated by Heather McKay, directed by Steve Cosson Thursday, May 1st at 7pm Expat/Inferno By Alejandro Morales, Directed by Trip Cullman Friday, May 2nd at 7pm Demon Baby By Erin Courtney, Directed by Ken Rus Schmoll Saturday, May 3rd at 7pm Hilda By Marie Ndiaye, Translated by Erika Rundle, Directed by Jo Bonney Sunday, May 4th at 7pm Biro Written, Directed and Performed by Ntare Guma Mbaho Mwine Monday, May 5th at 7pm The Ladies Created by the Annes Washburn and Kauffman Tuesday, May 6th at 7pm Joey Shakespear By Brendan Cochrane and Joseph Assadourian, Directed by Michael John Garcés Wednesday, May 7th at 7pm Bodega Lung Fat By Mike Batistick, Directed by Jo Bonney Thursday, May 8th at 7pm Iggy Woo By Alice Tuan, Director TBA Friday, May 9th at 7pm The Next Episode By Chris Papagapitos, Directed by Robert Milazzo Saturday, May 10th at 7pm The Argument By David Greenspan, Director TBA New Musicals Now! at Joe's Pub Schedule of Events (all tickets $15): Sunday, May 11th at 9:30pm Accidental Nostalgia By Cynthia Hopkins Taking Step Three Thirteen Book, Music & Lyrics by Mathew Doers Monday, May 12th at 9:30pm No God But Yearning Text by Donna Di Novelli, Music by David Rodwin et al The Stranger Book and Lyrics by Micah Schraft, Music by Michael Friedman, Directed by Trip Cullman Latin Music! at Joe's Pub Schedule of Events: April 25, 9:30pm Daphne Rubin-Vega $20 April 26, 7:30 and 9:30pm Omar Sosa $15 April 30, 9:30pm (set by DJ Gat at 9pm) Postdata featuring Ivan Benavides & DJ Nova $15 May 2, 9:30pm Kelli Sae $15 May 7, 9:30pm Lucia Pulido $15 May 9, 7pm Caribbean Cultural Center Presents: Orisha, Mambo to Hip-Hop: The Journey $15 New Hybrids Now! at Joe's Pub Schedule of Events: April 20, 7:30pm & April 27, 9:30pm Kate's Chink-O-Rama $17 April 24, 7:30pm John Epperson $15 advance, $20 at door May 1, 7:30pm Polygraph Lounge $15 May 2 Laptop: Concert & Screenplay Reading Reading at 4:30pm, Concert at 7:30pm $12 advance, $15 at door May 3, 9:30pm Victoria Hanna: Transletters $12 May 5, 7pm The Petersons $15 May 8, 7:30pm Bill Shannon: Crutchmaster $15 May 8, 9:30pm Reggie Wilson/Fist & Hell Performance Group: Pot Liquor $15 May 11, 7pm Larry Keigwin & Friends: Keigwin Kabaret $15 May 12, 7:30pm The Civilians: Gone Missing $15 May 13, 9:30pm Will Power: A Benefit for Third Wave Foundation $15 Tickets to all Joe's Pub events are on sale at The Public Theater box office, 425 Lafayette Street; on-line at; and via Tele-charge, 212-239-6200.

Show Details

  • Dates:Closed on
  • Location:Public Theater, Off-Broadway