TFANA in the News

Remember This Review: New York Times Critic’s Pick

“Starring a masterly David Strathairn, and adapted from Karski’s own words by Clark Young and Derek Goldman, it brings Karski’s recollections to anguished life.” Read more from The New York Times here. Remember This: The Lesson of Jan Karski is now playing through October 9. Click here to learn more and buy tickets.

Remember This: New York Times Feature

“Opening Old Wounds as the Man Who Warned About the Holocaust” In the solo play “Remember This,” David Strathairn portrays Jan Karski, a witness to the Nazi genocide during World War II. Read more from The New York Times here. Remember This: The Lesson of Jan Karski is now playing through October 9. Click here to learn…Read More »

Remember This: New York Magazine Review

“Lit up amid spools of fog, Strathairn’s eyes are soft and active and overwhelmed all at once in these scenes. It’s a stage performance in close-up. You see it all through those eyes.” Read more from New York Magazine here. Remember This: The Lesson of Jan Karski is now playing through October 9. Click here to learn more…Read More »

NY Times: Actors and Directors on Peter Brook

“In recent decades in New York, Peter Brook was a questing favorite at the Brooklyn Academy of Music and Theatre for a New Audience…Friends and colleagues who worked with him on this side of the Atlantic, and theater makers who never met him but look reflexively to his tenets — including openness and presence in…Read More »

New York Magazine: “Remember This is one of the plays we can’t wait to see this fall.”

“David Strathairn has made a nearly decade-long project of playing Jan Karski, a Polish resistance fighter and Holocaust witness, developing and refining this solo performance piece along the way.” —New York Magazine, 29 Plays and Musicals We Can’t Wait to See This Fall Remember This: The Lesson of Jan Karski is now playing through October…Read More »

Playbill: 22/23 Season Announcement

“Theatre for a New Audience has revealed its line-up for the upcoming 2022-23 season, with plays by Shakespeare, Lope de Vega, Tennessee Williams, and more. New York premieres of works by Denis Johnson as well as Clark Young and Derek Goldman have also been announced. Performances will be held at the Polonsky Shakespeare Center.”—Playbill Click…Read More »

TheaterMania: 22/23 Season Announcement

“The season will open with David Strathairn in Clark Young and Derek Goldman’s Remember This: The Lesson of Jan Karski, running September 10-October 9, with Goldman directing. This will be followed by Denis Johnson’s Des Moines, directed by Arin Arbus (November 29-January 1) and Lope de Vega’s Fuente Ovejuna, directed by Flordelino Lagundino (April 29-May 28).” Click here…Read More »

BroadwayWorld: 22-23 Season Announcement

“Theatre for a New Audience today announced its 2022-23 season, its 43rd, held at TFANA’s home, Polonsky Shakespeare Center in Brooklyn. Horowitz commented, ‘As theatres continue to emerge from the lockdown, this season TFANA is building new associations, presenting artists in their TFANA debuts telling stories for our world.’” Click here to read more on…Read More »

Wedding Band Review: The New York Times Critic’s Pick

“A blazing, upsetting, necessary work for today…A searing look at miscegenation…Not seen in a major New York production since its premiere in 1972…the revival — in a Theatre for a New Audience production directed by Awoye Timpo — makes the case that the 50-year wait was far too long.” Read more from The New York…Read More »

Wedding Band Review: ★★★★ Time Out

“As powerful and real as anything you will see this season.” Read more from Time Out here. Wedding Band is now playing through May 15. Click here to learn more and buy tickets.