TFANA in the News

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 »

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 »

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.

Wedding Band Review: New York Magazine

“An elegant production…a masterpiece…Alice Childress cuts deep with Wedding Band, exposing anti-Blackness down at the American bone.” Read more from New York Magazine here. Wedding Band is now playing through May 15. Click here to learn more and buy tickets.

Wedding Band “The Rediscovery of a Lost Black Playwright” – New Yorker

“The playwright Alice Childress, who lived from 1916 to 1994, never saw her work produced on Broadway. Unlike some of her Black contemporaries—Lorraine Hansberry, August Wilson—she wasn’t canonized or widely taught. In her later years, “she felt like she had been forgotten,” the dramaturge Arminda Thomas said the other day. Lately, though, Childress has been…Read More »

Wedding Band Review: The Wrap

“Awoye Timpo directs this superb production of Wedding Band …A Cinemascope production for this simultaneously intimate and sprawling story. Jason Ardizzone-West’s set uses every inch of the theater and even a few we didn’t know about until he and Timpo reveal them to us in a thrilling conclusion. Read more from The Wrap <https://www.thewrap.com/wedding-band-off-broadway-review-the-theater-rediscovers-alice-childress/”>here. Wedding Band is…Read More »

Wedding Band Review: ★★★★ New York Stage Review

“Good taste deserves to sell. For a prime example: this powerful revival of Alice Childress’ Wedding Band.” Read more from New York Stage Review <http://nystagereview.com/2022/05/08/wedding-band-alice-childress-play-on-racist-themes-breathtakingly-revived/”>here. Wedding Band is now playing through May 15. Click here to learn more and buy tickets.