Theater for the New City

Theater for the New City
155 1st Avenue
New York, NY 10003
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About

Theatre for the New City is an integral East Village arts complex. Comprised of four spaces, ranging in size from 74 to 240, the company continually churns out experimental and innovative productions. TNC is a Pulitzer Prize-winning center dedicated to the discovery of relevant new writing and the nurturing of new American playwrights.

Current Productions

Party?

Performances begin: March 14, 2024

Past Productions

Savannah Bay

Closed: December 19, 1999

Idiot, The

Closed: January 23, 2000

Baby Boomer, The

Closed: February 13, 2000

Bread and Puppet Theater

Closed: February 20, 2000

House on Fire

Closed: March 25, 2000

Three by Grace (Paley)

Closed: March 26, 2000

Bohemia on Wry

Closed: March 26, 2000

Benny’s Barbershop

Closed: April 9, 2000

Joanna

Closed: April 16, 2000

House on Fire

Closed: June 25, 2000

The Dance

Closed: October 8, 2000

Gloria

Closed: October 21, 2000

Sport-F**kers

Closed: October 22, 2000

Brecht on Brecht

Closed: December 23, 2000

Sketching Utopia

Closed: February 18, 2001

The Tempest-Tossed

Closed: April 1, 2001

The Open Gate

Closed: April 6, 2001

The Lady in Question

Closed: April 29, 2001

Okeechobee Split

Closed: May 20, 2001

Never Live Long in Cages

Closed: August 23, 2001

Loader #26

Closed: August 25, 2001

Headcase

Closed: August 19, 2001

Me, Myself and Groove!

Closed: August 16, 2001

Jesus Gets the Blonde

Closed: August 25, 2001

Equal Protection

Closed: August 20, 2001

Bang Big

Closed: August 26, 2001

Man at Work

Closed: August 17, 2001

Talking to Strangers

Closed: August 23, 2001

Flamenco Twist

Closed: August 25, 2001

Curiouser & Curiouser

Closed: August 26, 2001

After Wednesday

Closed: August 25, 2001

School for Salomes

Closed: August 26, 2001

The Hat Left Behind

Closed: September 23, 2001

2001: A Downtown Stage Oddity

Closed: September 10, 2001

Babes in America

Closed: September 30, 2001

The Asthma Conspiracy

Closed: December 2, 2001

New Day

Closed: December 2, 2001

Peter Pan

Closed: December 22, 2001

Insurrection Mass

Closed: December 30, 2001

The Depleted Uranium Cantata

Closed: December 22, 2001

The Gates of Hell

Closed: February 24, 2002

The Cock Machine

Closed: February 24, 2002

Dream Star Cafe

Closed: March 3, 2002

The Golden Spiral

Closed: May 18, 2002

Orestia

Closed: June 15, 2002

One (the Other)

Closed: August 22, 2002

It’s All About Me

Closed: August 25, 2002

Wasting Zen

Closed: August 25, 2002

In the Swing

Closed: August 24, 2002

Sajjil

Closed: August 24, 2002

Dismiss All the Poets

Closed: August 23, 2002

Last Call

Closed: August 21, 2002

Connections

Closed: October 20, 2002

Women-at-Arms Festival

Closed: October 6, 2002

Dreams of a Picture Bride

Closed: November 24, 2002

Open Sky

Closed: November 24, 2002

Once Around the Sun

Closed: November 24, 2002

Ichssa Mrittu

Closed: December 8, 2002

Democracy in Islam

Closed: December 29, 2002

Cardboard Circus

Closed: December 22, 2002

The Vengeance of Mami Wata

Closed: December 29, 2002

At a Plank Bridge

Closed: January 26, 2003

World War Zero

Closed: February 2, 2003

The Volunteer

Closed: February 16, 2003

Destinations

Closed: March 2, 2003

Abbott’s Dance

Closed: March 8, 2003

The Golden Bear

Closed: April 6, 2003

Destinations

Closed: April 13, 2003

Resistance

Closed: April 26, 2003

The Alchemists

Closed: May 18, 2003

Last of the Suns

Closed: May 11, 2003

Minus One

Closed: May 18, 2003

Lean on the Wind

Closed: June 15, 2003

Survived By

Closed: August 17, 2003

Cherry Hill

Closed: September 21, 2003

Women-at-Arms Short Plays

Closed: October 26, 2003

Whip Cracking Workshop

Closed: October 25, 2003

Machinal

Closed: December 6, 2003

September’s Song

Closed: December 14, 2003

Bread and Puppet Double Bill

Closed: December 20, 2003

Muslim Glitter

Closed: December 28, 2003

One Innocent Woman

Closed: December 28, 2003

LIV’N DEAD

Closed: January 31, 2004

Big Love

Closed: March 14, 2004

Baggage Claim

Closed: March 13, 2004

Tulips and Cadavers

Closed: April 11, 2004

The Fist

Closed: April 11, 2004

American Eyeball

Closed: April 17, 2004

Nossig’s Antics

Closed: May 23, 2004

Soldier Boys

Closed: May 23, 2004

Rite of Return

Closed: May 23, 2004

Second Skin

Closed: May 24, 2004

City Light

Closed: June 5, 2004

Ring of Death

Closed: June 27, 2004

Foul Shots

Closed: October 3, 2004

Saint Arlecchino

Closed: October 2, 2004

New Love

Closed: October 3, 2004

Beyond the DMZ

Closed: September 19, 2004

The Claiming Race

Closed: October 17, 2004

The Sun Shall Rise

Closed: October 17, 2004

Pub

Closed: October 24, 2004

Un-Lonely Planet

Closed: November 21, 2004

Secret Agent

Closed: December 5, 2004

Piecework

Closed: December 12, 2004

Times Square Angel

Closed: December 13, 2004

Pride and Soul

Closed: December 19, 2004

Why?

Closed: January 9, 2005

Finding Claire

Closed: February 20, 2005

Love ‘N Courage

Closed: February 7, 2005

Waiting: A Trilogy

Closed: March 13, 2005

We Are The Sperm Cells

Closed: March 20, 2005

Fore New York

Closed: April 3, 2005

Narcisse

Closed: April 10, 2005

Homeland

Closed: May 15, 2005

Riding The Bull

Closed: May 22, 2005

Pier 13

Closed: June 19, 2005

Parallel Lives

Closed: September 10, 2005

Soul Searching

Closed: October 2, 2005

Homeland

Closed: September 25, 2005

Desert Sunrise

Closed: October 23, 2005

We Are The Sperm Cells

Closed: October 23, 2005

Allende

Closed: November 27, 2005

Shock and Awe A-Go-Go

Closed: November 29, 2005

Legend of the Siguanaba

Closed: November 20, 2005

My Julliard

Closed: November 27, 2005

Beyond the Mirror

Closed: December 4, 2005

Catskill Sonata

Closed: January 1, 2006

Your Town

Closed: December 30, 2005

Times Square Angel

Closed: December 19, 2005

The Art of Love

Closed: February 5, 2006

The Love Show

Closed: January 29, 2006

Trouble

Closed: February 5, 2006

Follies of Grandeur

Closed: February 19, 2006

Republic Of Iqra

Closed: March 19, 2006

Rue

Closed: March 19, 2006

Long Time Passing

Closed: April 2, 2006

NY Uke Fest

Closed: April 30, 2006

Desert Sunrise

Closed: May 21, 2006

Luo Shen

Closed: June 25, 2006

Jesus and Mandy

Closed: July 2, 2006

Greater Buffalo

Closed: June 19, 2006

The Pisces Encounter

Closed: July 24, 2006

Allende

Closed: October 8, 2006

Corrective Lens

Closed: October 22, 2006

The Liar

Closed: October 7, 2006

Greater Buffalo

Closed: October 22, 2006

Slow Ascent

Closed: October 15, 2006

Warhol

Closed: October 15, 2006

Boom

Closed: October 15, 2006

The Traveler

Closed: October 22, 2006

Job’s Passion

Closed: December 3, 2006

Theatre Of Science

Closed: November 12, 2006

Walk The Mountain

Closed: December 3, 2006

An Optimistic Picture

Closed: December 23, 2006

Woden

Closed: December 30, 2006

Nutcracker: Rated R

Closed: January 6, 2007

Greener Grasses

Closed: February 4, 2007

Artfuckers

Closed: March 4, 2007

Parental Consent

Closed: March 18, 2007

Sleep Over

Closed: March 25, 2007

The Poison Man

Closed: June 24, 2007

Night Over Taos

Closed: October 20, 2007

Ryuji Sawa the Return

Closed: November 11, 2007

The Divine Reality Comedy

Closed: December 16, 2007

Nutcracker: Rated R

Closed: December 23, 2007

Tin Lightning

Closed: December 2, 2007

Tiger Plus

Closed: December 2, 2007

Night Shade

Closed: December 9, 2007

Jester of Tonga

Closed: December 9, 2007

Swing

Closed: December 10, 2007

Amerindians: The Return

Closed: January 20, 2008

New York Uke Fest 2008

Closed: April 6, 2008

Collapsing Universe

Closed: April 27, 2008

Make It So

Closed: July 13, 2008

King of Shadows

Closed: September 28, 2008

Spirited Astray

Closed: October 19, 2008

Militant Language

Closed: October 20, 2008

For Flow

Closed: November 23, 2008

Dancing in the Dark

Closed: November 30, 2008

Nutcracker: Rated R

Closed: January 3, 2009

Shadowboxing

Closed: December 14, 2008

Stay Over

Closed: January 31, 2009

Laugh, Damn Ya, Laugh!

Closed: February 21, 2009

Squealer

Closed: May 21, 2011

Quartet

Closed: June 19, 2011

The Private Sector

Closed: July 3, 2011

Broadway Jayne

Closed: August 14, 2011

Too Much Too Soon

Closed: October 9, 2011

48NYC

Closed: November 19, 2011

Dogmouth

Closed: November 27, 2011

Cirque Le Jazz

Closed: February 26, 2012

Just Sex

Closed: April 15, 2012

Judith of Bethulia

Closed: April 28, 2012

Pinocchio’s Ashes

Closed: April 29, 2012

Hoaxocaust!

Closed: June 17, 2012

Hamlet

Closed: July 1, 2012

American River

Closed: July 22, 2012

American River

Closed: July 22, 2012

Fat Fat Fatty

Closed: August 27, 2012

Dream Up Festival

Closed: September 9, 2012

Folie Pure

Closed: August 27, 2012

Giant Killer Slugs

Closed: September 2, 2012

The Eden Project

Closed: September 1, 2012

Paradiddle

Closed: September 1, 2012

The Shalom Bombay Show

Closed: September 2, 2012

Bird in the Hand

Closed: September 23, 2012

A Nasty Tempered Man

Closed: September 9, 2012

A Bicycle Country

Closed: October 21, 2012

Digital Dilemmas

Closed: October 21, 2012

Ripe

Closed: November 11, 2012

Skybox

Closed: December 2, 2012

Garden of Delights

Closed: December 2, 2012

The Tenant

Closed: December 2, 2012

Don’t Tell Mother

Closed: January 13, 2013

Big Flower Eater

Closed: February 7, 2013

Off the King’s Road

Closed: February 23, 2013

Trevor

Closed: March 17, 2013

Breaking Surface

Closed: March 23, 2013

King Executioner

Closed: April 7, 2013

Another Life

Closed: April 21, 2013

Passing Through

Closed: April 28, 2013

American Star!!!

Closed: April 28, 2013

Mariquitas

Closed: May 19, 2013

Benedictus

Closed: June 16, 2013

White Noise

Closed: July 14, 2013

Sanitation, or Off the Grid

Closed: September 15, 2013

The Connector

Closed: August 26, 2013

Peggy Pregnant Skates

Closed: August 23, 2013

One Breath, Then Another

Closed: September 1, 2013

Jack the Bird

Closed: August 31, 2013

Harriman-Baines

Closed: August 27, 2013

Down the Garage

Closed: August 30, 2013

Danse Macabre

Closed: August 30, 2013

Wilde Tales

Closed: September 2, 2013

To Dream of Trees

Closed: August 27, 2013

23 Year Old Myth

Closed: September 2, 2013

Coq tôt

Closed: August 29, 2013

Once and Future

Closed: August 31, 2013

Sophie’s Sweet 16

Closed: August 31, 2013

Lisolette in May

Closed: September 8, 2013

Reach

Closed: September 6, 2013

The Interview

Closed: September 8, 2013

L’chayim

Closed: September 8, 2013

Julian and Romero

Closed: September 8, 2013

Playing Sinatra

Closed: October 13, 2013

Possibility Junkie

Closed: October 20, 2013

Woman on the Bridge

Closed: October 14, 2013

Last Man Out

Closed: November 24, 2013

Welcome Home Sonny T

Closed: December 22, 2013

East Towards Home

Closed: February 2, 2014

Blind Angels

Closed: March 2, 2014

Sotto Voce

Closed: March 9, 2014

Versailles

Closed: March 9, 2014

Daylight Precision

Closed: March 16, 2014

Nothing But Trash

Closed: March 23, 2014

155 Thru the Roof

Closed: April 20, 2014

Lady From Limerick

Closed: April 20, 2014

Charlotte’s Song

Closed: May 11, 2014

The Falls

Closed: July 20, 2014

Slouch

Closed: August 29, 2014

Summer Blue

Closed: August 23, 2014

Midwestern Gothic

Closed: August 24, 2014

Life in the ER

Closed: September 7, 2014

Devil Lay Me Down

Closed: August 22, 2014

Angela’s Justice

Closed: August 24, 2014

The Ironworks Hayride

Closed: September 6, 2014

Halcyon Days

Closed: August 30, 2014

Tomorrow’s Dawn

Closed: August 25, 2014

Thirteen & a Half

Closed: September 4, 2014

Hits The Fan

Closed: September 7, 2014

In The Ring

Closed: September 6, 2014

“Daughters of Leda”

Closed: September 4, 2014

Daughters of Leda

Closed: September 4, 2014

For Chance

Closed: September 3, 2014

Muse

Closed: September 7, 2014

Daughter of the Waves

Closed: September 6, 2014

La Bestia: Sweet Mother

Closed: September 7, 2014

Nico: Underground

Closed: September 28, 2014

The Power of Love

Closed: September 28, 2014

Six Passionate Women

Closed: October 26, 2014

My Wife in a Chador

Closed: November 23, 2014

Two by Tavel

Closed: December 14, 2014

Butterfly Hour

Closed: December 14, 2014

Body of Words

Closed: January 25, 2015

A Hard Rain

Closed: January 25, 2015

Wyoming

Closed: January 31, 2015

Blood On The Veil

Closed: March 1, 2015

When Black Boys Die

Closed: March 22, 2015

The Addicts

Closed: May 3, 2015

Night

Closed: May 10, 2015

Night

Closed: May 10, 2015

Old Flame

Closed: May 17, 2015

Behind the Mask

Closed: July 12, 2015

Invasion!

Closed: September 10, 2015

Your Name On My Lips

Closed: September 18, 2015

The Accidental Kiss

Closed: September 7, 2015