Join us on Feb 26th at 6:30pm for a FREE reading of Bamboo in Brooklyn, a play about gentrification written by Ed Cardona, Jr. Commissioned by Working Theater as part of the Five Boroughs/One City initiative.
If you’re a young adult between the ages of 13 – 19 or a Senior who is 65 or better, then you’re invited to a workshop where participants will write, interview, dialogue, and create an original play in a collaborative, fun environment.
Join us on Feb 27th at 5pm at Snug Harbor as part of their PASS: Performing Arts Salon Saturdays. You’re invited to the Gibilisco Family Reunion dinner! Join us for this immersive event which explores community, family ties and racial tension. Breaking Bread, a developmental reading of a play written by Chisa Hutchinson and directed by Kristin Horton was commissioned as part of our Five Boroughs/One City initiative. Created with dramaturgical support from Theresa M. Davis.
Join us for a brand new Reading Series with new plays by Stephanie Zadravec, Emma Weinstein, and Kathryn Hamilton. Coming in April, 2016!
A full production of The Block will tour the boroughs in May & June, 2016 starting at Urban Stages. Don’t miss it!
We depend on the generous contributions of others to help us keep this work going, to send artists out into the communities, to hire teachers for our adult education programs, and to keep the lights on. Every contribution helps.
We’re in the midst of a Financial Resilience Campaign to raise an additional $10,000 in new support to start a cash reserve fund. Will you be part of Working Theater’s Future?
Please join us on January 21st, 2016 at 8pm for our showing of short plays written by TheaterWorks! participants. TheaterWorks! is an adult-education class taught by Dan Hoyle on how to write a play. You can also see a short excerpt from The Block, written by Dan Hoyle and produced later in 2016.
This year we’re continuing our outreach and engagement with Staten Islanders and Snug Harbor, with Electchester in Queens, with RBSCC in Bushwick, and with Bronx residents through our TheaterWorks! program. There will be plenty of opportunities for you to join and see what we’re up to.
Working Theater is extremely appreciative of our
31st SEASON SPONSORS:
Empire BlueCross BlueShield
New York State AFL-CIO
Archer, Byington, Glennon, and Levine LLP
CWA Local 1180
IBEW Local 3
NYC Central Labor Council
The Segal Company
Working Theater’s 31st Season is made possible in part by funds from the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature, public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council, the Howard Gilman Foundation, and a grant from the Shubert Foundation.