2016 – 2017 Season

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by Ed Cardona, Jr.

directed by Ana Margineanu

a Five Boroughs/One City Commission

off-Broadway Production and Borough Tour

April/May 2017

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In 2017 we continued to engage communities across the Five Boroughs in workshops, story circles, readings and other events.

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April 3, 2017 at Sardi’s Restaurant

honoring Vincent Alvarez, President, New York City Central Labor Council, AFL-CIO, for bridging the gap between the arts, labor and community

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TheaterWorks! adult education classes, in which working people learn to write and perform in their own short plays alongside professional actors, playwrights and directors, were offered to members of SEIU Local 32BJ, and retirees of CWA Local 1180.

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 by Rob Ackerman
directed by Connie Grappo

Public reading of the spiritual sequel to the Working Theater hit TABLETOP

at the Dramatists Guild of America, Mary Rodgers Room

Tuesday, June 13th, 2017

Alternating Currents

by Adam Kraar
directed by Tamilla Woodard

developed with GT Upchurch
a Five Boroughs/One City Commission

Public Staged Reading

at New Georges’ The Room
Thursday December 15, 2016

by Chisa Hutchinson
directed by Kristin Horton

a Five Boroughs/One City Commission

Continued Development 2017

Season Kickoff

Season Kickoff Party

Tuesday, December 6th at 6pm

1199SEIU Bread & Roses Art Gallery

Thanks to our friends, supporters, artists and board members who came out to celebrate!

 

See photos from the party here

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presented by the New Group, Labyrinth Theater Company and Working Theater

Monday, November 7th, 2016
The Bank Street Theater
Free and Open to the Public

 

See photos from the performance here

WE CAN’T DO IT ALONE

 

We depend on the generous contributions of others to help us keep working, to produce and tour our mainstage productions, to send artists out into the communities, to hire teachers for our adult education programs, and to keep the lights on. Every contribution helps!

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Working Theater is extremely appreciative of our

32nd SEASON SPONSORS:

 

PLATINUM SPONSOR

MagnaCare

 

GOLD SPONSOR

EmblemHealth

 

SILVER SPONSORS

Archer, Byington, Glennon & Levine LLP
Cigna
CWA Local 1180
NYC Central Labor Council
NY State AFL-CIO
OPEIU Local 153
Segal Company

 

Working Theater’s 32nd Season is made possible in part by:

 

an award from the National Endowment for the Arts
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, with special thanks to Queens Council Member Rory Lancman

 

and grants from:
the Howard Gilman Foundation
the Shubert Foundation

 

The Five Boroughs/One City Initiative has been supported in part by grants from:

the 21st Century ILGWU Heritage Fund

the One World Fund

the Shelley and Donald Rubin Foundation