Organizational News

STATEMENT OF SOLIDARITY

SOLIDARITY If the founding principles of democracy are that we all are created equal, entitled to equal justice and the right to life, why, despite these principles, does the blight of systemic racism in America continue to perpetuate death, inequality and injustice? Why are so many members of the Black community, indigenous people and people…Read More »

FEFU AND HER FRIENDS nominated for 5 Drama Desk Awards

Congratulations to the company of FEFU AND HER FRIENDS—by María Irene Fornés, directed by Lileana Blain-Cruz—on their five Drama Desk Award nominations. Outstanding Revival of a Play Fefu and Her Friends, Theatre for a New Audience Outstanding Scenic Design for a Play Adam Rigg, Fefu and Her Friends Outstanding Costume Design for a Play Montana…Read More »

Kathryn Hunter nominated for Drama League Distinguished Performance Award

Congratulations to Kathryn Hunter on her nomination for the Drama League’s Distinguished Performance Award for her role as Lady Timon in TIMON OF ATHENS—by William Shakespeare and  Thomas Middleton, directed by Simon Godwin. View the full list of nominees here.

TIMON OF ATHENS nominated for Off Broadway Alliance Award

Congratulations to the entire company of TIMON OF ATHENS—by William Shakespeare and Thomas Middleton, directed by Simon Godwin—on your Off Broadway Alliance Award nomination for Best Play Revival. View the full list of nominees here.

JEFFREY HOROWITZ WINS OBIE FOR LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT

Founding Artistic Director Jeffrey Horowitz received an OBIE Award for Lifetime Achievement on Monday, May 20, 2019. Read the New York Times and Broadway Journal articles.

THE NEW YORK TIMES: Jessica Hecht to Star in a New Play by Calvin Trillin

A new play by Calvin Trillin starring Jessica Hecht, as well as imports from the Young Vic in London and the Théâtre des Bouffes du Nord in Paris, are in store for the 2018-19 season at Theater for a New Audience, the company announced Wednesday.   READ THE FULL SEASON ANNOUNCEMENT ON THE NEW YORK TIMES…Read More »

THE NEW YORK TIMES: The Ones We Left Behind

The New York Times: The Ones We Left Behind By Ben Brantley, Jesse Green, Laura Collins-Hughes, Alexis Soloski and Elisabeth Vincentelli May 31, 2018 Majority rule (mostly). One play per playwright. How we put together the 25 Plays list, and a bid to remember notable writers and favorite works that missed the cut. … Literary Lions ADRIENNE KENNEDY Fragmentary, lyrical, devastating plays…Read More »

THE NEW YORK TIMES: The Great Work Continues: The 25 Best American Plays Since ‘Angels in America’

The Great Work Continues: The 25 Best American Plays Since ‘Angels in America’ By Ben Brantley and Jesse Green June 1, 2018 “The Great Work begins.” When we first heard the Angel of America bellow that bulletin as the curtain came down on Part 1 of the play named for her and her band of…Read More »

THE NEW YORK TIMES: Tony Awards 2018: Who Will Win (and Who Should)

Tony Awards 2018: Who Will Win (and Who Should) May 9, 2018 Ben Brantley and Jesse Green, the chief theater critics for The New York Times, make their Tony Award choices. For the Should Have Been Nominated category, they were allowed to expand the potential nominees to productions ineligible for the Tonys, including those Off…Read More »