Organizational News

THEATERMANIA: Theatre for a New Audience Season to Include Pericles Directed by Trevor Nunn

Theatre for a New Audience has announced its 2015-16 season, titled Inimitable Voices, which will run at the Polonsky Shakespeare Center, in Brooklyn. The season will include four plays by major American and European authors. The season will open with New York City Players’Isolde (September 6-27), a new American play about memory, identity, the ephemeral,…Read More »

PLAYBILL: Trevor Nunn Will Have Career First in Upcoming Theatre for a New Audience Season

Brooklyn’s Theatre for a New Audience has announced its 2015-16 season, which will include four plays, including works by William Shakespeare and major American and European authors. Performances will be held at the Polonsky Shakespeare Center, 262 Ashland Place. The season will include William Shakespeare’s Pericles, directed by Tony winner Trevor Nunn (Cats, Les Miserables,…Read More »

NEW YORK TIMES: ANNOUNCING OUR 2015-2016 Season

The New York Times announced Theatre for a New Audience’s 15/16 season which will open this fall with the New York City Players’ production of “Isolde,” a new Richard Maxwell play inspired by the legend of Tristan and Isolde. Read the full Announcement here!

2015 Drama Desk Award Nominations

The 2014-2015 Drama Desk Awards nominations were announced April 23, 2014. Among those nominated are Tamburlaine the Great for Outstanding Revival of a Play; Cesar Alvarez (An Octoroon) and Arthur Solari & Jane Shaw (Tamburlaine the Great) for Outstanding Music in a Play; and Mimi Lien (An Octoroon) for Oustanding Set Design. Each year, the Drama Desk votes special awards to recognize excellence…Read More »

Drama League Nominations Consider AN OCTOROON, TAMBURLAINE THE GREAT, and John Douglas Thompson

The Drama League 2015 Award Nominations were announced on Tuesday, April 21st. Among those considered are our productions of Tamburlaine the Great for Outstanding Revival of a Broadway or Off-Broadway Play, and Soho Reps’s An Octoroon for Outstanding Production of a Broadway or Off-Broadway Play. John Douglas Thompson will also be considered for the Distinguished Performance Award.…Read More »

A Seat for Shakespeare

Thanks to support from generous donors and the City of New York, we have raised more than $54.9 million towards our goal of $68.5 million, which includes a $10 million program and operating endowment. Theatre for a New Audience’s new home will open this fall with a production of A Midsummer Night’s Dream, directed by…Read More »

$20 TICKET LOTTERY for the Shawn/Gregory Project

Beginning 2.5 hours prior to each scheduled performance, you can enter the lottery in The Public Theater lobby by filling out an entry card with your name and indicating if you want one or two tickets. Limit one entry per person, duplicate cards will be removed. At 2 hours prior to curtain, no more entries…Read More »

NEW at this year’s Gala: online auction!

In addition to our live auction, this year we’re trying something new. Click here to view our online auction items!

Critics Pick: Fragments

Theater Listings for April 19-25 Previews and Openings Fragments’ (opens on Sunday) C.I.C.T./Théâtre des Bouffes du Nord returns to New York with this acclaimed production from 2011: a setting of five short pieces by Samuel Beckett, directed with becoming simplicity by Peter Brook and Marie-Hélène Estienne, that showcase the writer’s peerless gift for theatrical economy,…Read More »

Kathryn Hunter Doing Well, Will Perform Tuesday

Kathryn Hunter, taken ill during Sunday Matinee Solo Performance of Kafka’s Monkey, is well and will return to the Baryshnikov Arts Center Stage Tuesday.  For the full press release, CLICK HERE